Is BC like fight club?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Savvy412, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. Savvy412

    Savvy412 Active Member

    I never hear about *wispers* brown cafe every mentioned at the hub. And there are so many times I want to mention something said and I just stop and get this secretive feeling and shut up


    * the first rule about brown cafe, don't talk about brown
    Cafe *?
     
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  2. jibbs

    jibbs Long Live the Chief

    You can tell whoever you want. It's the internet and this is a completely public site that anybody can find.

    As long as you keep in mind that your co-workers and supervisors can potentially see and hold you accountable for what you post here if they know your BC identity (or can figure it out using information you've provided/posted), you'll be fine.
     
  3. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    how can they hold you accountable for what you post here or anywhere else when you are off the clock? no freedom of speech.? give some examples.

    i hear almost on a daily basis someone getting fired for something they post on facebook or twitter. that doesn't sound right to me unless the company can prove monetary damages.
     
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  4. pickup

    pickup Well-Known Member


    We had a guy who used to post here that got suspended from UPS for posting a picture of his DIAD.
     
  5. jibbs

    jibbs Long Live the Chief



    Um... if while off the clock you admit to a terminable offense committed on the clock to a website after you've already identified yourself either publicly or privately (that means: either to the entire forum or to a single individual in your center who reads your posts), you can damn sure be held accountable if it's something management can verify-- and there seems to be a whole lot of things they can verify that a person wouldn't typically think they could be tracked on.


    Extreme example to make the concept blatantly obvious: You steal a package. You come to BC and brag about how you lifted a package. A co-worker or yours (or even better, someone in management) knows your username-- especially if you're one of those guys that sign up using their full name-- and sees the post you decided was safe to make because you think you're covered under freedom of speech. Co-worker doesn't like what they see. Post gets screenshotted, saved, printed, forwarded, and eventually you see that :censored2: when you come into a meeting with LP some time in the near future.




    Paranoia saves lives.... and careers. Don't be a dick on the clock and don't post what you wouldn't tell the people you work with, it's that simple.
     
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  6. BSWALKS

    BSWALKS Easily Amused

    First rule of fight club...
     
  7. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    Our small hub occasionally talks about the union site on Facebook and the only other people on here is management snooping around.
     
  8. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj pensioner

    This place is loaded with mgt spies .

    ( hopefully they never find out about those missing computers , they blamed an innocent guy )
     
  9. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

     
  10. 1BROWNWRENCH

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    Never seen it.
     
  11. You?
     
  12. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    They can't prove I have been borrowing gas for years from the package car.
     
  13. Box Ox

    Box Ox Camacho for President!

    Freedom of speech protects you from the government. Not your private employer.
     
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  14. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut The One Who Knocks

    You're missing out, modern cult classic.
     
  15. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    Freedom of speech....can you tell me what amendment covers that in the contract/constitution....thanks John Hancock.
     
  16. RonBurgandy??????????

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

    I'm from Michigan , I like frogs, I like the state of Pensilvania, I hate beer, I can't cook for ish, and I am a pushover, and am irish.........
     
  17. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    And you cant spell for fish either
     
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  18. LMAO
     
  19. Savvy412

    Savvy412 Active Member

    Say I said I stole stuff . they would still have to prove it. Nothing we say on here could hold up on its own .

    I could be trolling for all they know
     
  20. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Not much on here I'd post that if it was ever found out who I am that I'd face discipline for. That being said it wouldn't be hard to find out who I am by reading though posts. I know current and former management that work here have a decent idea who I am. I'd never admit it but I refer you to the first sentence in my post.

    Oh, btw I work out of the Roswell center in case you feel like playing detective.
     
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