How far in advance are you suppose to "Request 8hrs" of work for it to be honored?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by spudlevi, Aug 12, 2015.

  1. spudlevi

    spudlevi New Member

    Request 8hrs" of work for it to be honored?
  2. upsgrunt

    upsgrunt Well-Known Member

    2 days
  3. spudlevi

    spudlevi New Member

    I'm just a few years into my career at UPS as a driver and am just trying to learn the contract language. I requested 8hrs of work 3 days in advance and was not granted it because my Sup. told me it wasn't requested right. Supervisor told me that it was to be done a WEEK in advance. So I didn't get it. Guess I was lied too!
  4. spudlevi

    spudlevi New Member

    Correction:: I meant to say 48 hrs in advance is what I did
  5. spudlevi

    spudlevi New Member

    Not 24
  6. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    At least a week.
  7. upsgrunt

    upsgrunt Well-Known Member

    Where I am at, optional days are a week in advance, and 8 hour requests are 48 hours.
    Are you sure you weren't bumped?
  8. spudlevi

    spudlevi New Member

    I'm confused then. 48 hrs or week?
  9. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

  10. upsgrunt

    upsgrunt Well-Known Member

    Not everything is run the same way as your center.
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  11. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Well-Known Member

    Ask Stuart.

    Or make some stew.
  12. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    Check your supplement.

    In the Central Region, it is 24 hours in advance.
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  13. youllbefine

    youllbefine Active Member

    1day before and in before start time
  14. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    I requested one last night for tomorrow.
  15. 24 hours for central
  16. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Varies by region.
  17. govols019

    govols019 You smell that?

    48hrs in the Southern Region
  18. From your wife?
  19. Ecw21411

    Ecw21411 Active Member

    5 days in our local
  20. 1080Driver

    1080Driver Member

    It's the day before in Local 804