Mothers Day

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by ILuvPandas, May 5, 2016.

  1. ILuvPandas

    ILuvPandas New Member

    Any one else being forced to work Mothers Day?
    Our pathetic management team just posted the schedule for Sunday last night.
    It's so aggravating that they can't at least give you a weeks notice but they suck at doing staffing schedules.
    On that note what happens if you call in sick on a day that you are forced to work
    I'm express btw
  2. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    Bad Panda!!! Bad, bad..bad. You should be ashamed of yourself for thinking of your own Mom or wife before Fred's profit.

    No bamboo for you.
  3. ILuvPandas

    ILuvPandas New Member

    I also worked Valentines Day it was zero degrees freakin freezin!!
  4. Slick silver

    Slick silver Active Member

    In same boat with you. Going to soak up as many hours as possible. Then next Friday soak it even more since it will be straight overtime
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  5. Purplepromise54

    Purplepromise54 New Member

    I love extra hours but this weekend comes at a bad time. I was just drafted Thursday as I'm a 4x10 and placed on the Sunday list to work. I have a out of state wedding on Saturday.

    What happens if you call out on a draft day?
  6. Nolimitz

    Nolimitz Active Member

    Drafted w/ two days notice... AH! sorry boss got other plans. FedEx aint my life. Piss up a rope
  7. Route 66

    Route 66 Flacid Member

    Not exactly sure what the discipline is, but I'm pretty certain it involves a fair amount of waterboarding.
  8. Purplepackage

    Purplepackage Well-Known Member

    I would just take the hours, I love that they black out the thursday and friday before Mother's Day like we're going to have peak level volume. Meanwhile the swings work 3 hours and go home
  9. SmithBarney

    SmithBarney Well-Known Member

    Many "church" goers not coming in on Sunday.

    I'll be in Sun to man the phones and maybe load a 700 or two..

    I agree if Management cannot have a schedule in place, in a timely manner as they are required to, then it's their fault, let them enjoy the conference call.

    As of Thursday night I'm the last one out the door, still no schedule or even a signup sheet...
  10. MassWineGuy

    MassWineGuy Active Member

    My station asked for volunteers. I worked a Sunday once and signed up for this one. No commitment time, easy ot.
  11. TheJackal

    TheJackal Active Member

    I'm working Saturday. We have enough volunteers for Sunday, there was no chance of drafting anyone. I'm guessing once people found out there MIGHT be a 'draft', they just made plans to work.

    My guess is Saturday will be overstaffed and off the clock by 1:00 at the latest. Sunday will be an even shorter day.
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  12. dezguy

    dezguy Well-Known Member

    I'll be at home pampering my wife. No way I'm working a Sunday.
  13. Operational needs

    Operational needs Well-Known Member

    We were given the option of working Saturday or Sunday or both if we so chose. Turns out they won't need everybody. I'll still work tomorrow.
  14. McFeely

    McFeely Huge Member

    I volunteered to work Saturday this weekend and was lucky to not get drafted to work on Sunday. Much better than Valentine's weekend, I worked both Sat and Sun.
  15. 59 Dano

    59 Dano Well-Known Member

    We call those folks "targets" around here.
  16. Sparky

    Sparky Member

    They quietly posted the schedule, oh well straight OT
  17. sailfish

    sailfish Well-Known Member

    Express runs on Sundays? That's pretty low.
  18. Operational needs

    Operational needs Well-Known Member

    For Mother's Day and Christmas. Sometimes Valentine's Day.
  19. TheJackal

    TheJackal Active Member

    We were told only non-DOT can work both.
    Only for ProFlowers and Shari's Berries. We were told they have a deal with FedEx and guarantee a certain amount for Mothers Day and Valentine's Day. We also usually run the last Sunday before Christmas to get a jump on the last minute shoppers.
  20. whenIgetthere

    whenIgetthere Well-Known Member

    Or T-S can work both, as I am.