If a raise occurs on a vacation week, does your early vacation check reflect that new rate?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by JL 0513, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Tried to get it all in the title. Anyone remember a case like this and had their raise in the vacation check that is issued 2 weeks early? Talking a $500+ difference in the scenario of going from the 2nd year rate to top rate day 1 of vacation. Thanks for any insight.
     
  2. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I'm sure if UPS can figure out a way to screw up your check they will do so.
     
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  3. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    I've had a few times where I didn't even get my vacation check on time.

    But to my question, is you new rate supposed to be reflected even if the raise is on vacation.
     
  4. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    They did it on purpose to screw you out of the $$. Give a copy of your check to them and tell them you want the correct new pay rate. If they give you any hassle , get with your BA and file a grievance, asking for penalty pay ..that should get the ball rolling.
     
  5. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    Yes.
     
  6. govols019

    govols019 You smell that?

    The answer to your question is, yes the raise will be on your vacation check.
     
  7. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Scenario hasn't occurred yet. I'm asking so I know what to expect.
     
  8. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    You better give Chuckster back his avatar. You're being way too helpful.
     
  9. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Thanks. I assumed it would be but you never know. I had a sense of doubt because of the 2 week early issue.
     
  10. braun von liefermeister

    braun von liefermeister Will Contact ASAP

    This actually just happened to me. I scheduled a vacation for the week after my seniority date (just reached top rate!) and my vacation check was paid early at top rate even though I was still working at $21.45 when I got it
     
  11. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Yup, same situation. Good to know!
     
  12. Brown Down

    Brown Down Member

    It is suppossed to be on there. In reality they will screw it up and you will have to fight for it.
     
  13. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Goes by week ending.
     
  14. reginald396

    reginald396 Member

    Your vacation check gets paid out based on the average weekly earnings. It's either an average of the last year or average of the last few months. Only option days, option weeks, fhps, sick days get paid at 8 hr per day x rate of pay.
     
  15. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Maybe at fedex.
     
  16. hondo

    hondo promoted to mediocrity

    Just done a different way, in his Supplement. It's also sometimes negotiated that way for drivers that get paid per mile instead of per hour, or some states pay unemployment or workmen's comp in a similar fashion.
     
  17. EasyTrucker

    EasyTrucker Active Member

    That sounds better than our supplement. We get paid 45 straight hours for our vacations.
     
  18. happybob

    happybob Feeders

    Ill take the N.E. Supplement. 1/52nd of your previous years earnings or 40 hours at your current rate of pay.
     
  19. hondo

    hondo promoted to mediocrity

    Wouldn't trade for 50 @ straight time?
     
  20. happybob

    happybob Feeders

    No, since that would still be close to $400 less!