On call

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by HardknocksUPSer, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    This morning as I got told to go clock out I was told to wake up and call the sup at 3:30am tomorrow, I was told if he needs me to be there at 4:30 start time, 4 temp drivers (preloaders) are now starting to come back to their regular trucks, 1 temp driver loads the 4 trucks I've been loading every morning, the guy across from me is loading while another temp driver is still driving, once the driver gets back to his regular schedule as a preloader he too will be booted off of the 4 trucks he is loading. I started a week before he did, and I'm on call tomorrow but he's not? How does that work..? Not fair IMO
     
  2. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    My guess you are both seasonal and have no seniority but he has area knowledge.
     
  3. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    This is true! Bad thing is I know all of his trucks, our splitter doesn't pay attention and his packages gather up heavily at the end of the belt where the stop is so I have to give him his lol
     
  4. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Were the temp drivers preloaders who just went driving for peak, and are now back working preload loading their "regular trucks"?? That's the impression I got from your post. If so, they are seniority employees and you are not....what is unfair about that?

    As far as the guy who started a week after you...neither of you has seniority over the other at this point. So whoever the sup picks to work gets to work.
     
  5. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    Yes but I mean the guy across from me who is not on call tomorrow doesn't have seniority and neither do I but I don't see how it's fair that I start a week before him (even though we both have no seniority) and he is not on call and I am.
     
  6. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    If questioning the unfairness of a seniority loader coming back and taking my spot I wouldn't question it, he's paid his dues, I already know that deal.
     
  7. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    You don't have seniority over him at this point...you are both seasonals. Whoever sucks less at the job in the eyes of the sup gets to work...generally speaking. Or whoever the sup likes better or whatever the case may be...they don't need to give you a reason.
     
  8. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    P.S. Life is not fair.
     
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  9. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    When will it end?
     
  10. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Not for awhile...the twelve threads of After Christmas whining
     
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  11. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    How did anyone survive before interweb forums? Back in the dark ages when we actually had to search out answers face-to-face?
     
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  12. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    Even if I get laid off or let go I'll be back doesn't really matter ;)
     
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  13. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    Your original post was confusing. I give you props for getting right to the point though. Find a steward and talk to him and see if he will run it up the flag pole.
     
  14. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    Yup, sometimes you just have to get in someone's grill and ask a question.
     
  15. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    Don't even know what a steward is or who a steward is, I do however work beside a Stewart :D , not apart of the union yet either so I don't think it even matters, I'm at the mercy of God for Saken UPS so we will see in time, like I said they won't see the last of me, I plan on being there when alll the sups that's there now are long gone lol
     
  16. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    I would get in the sups grill and wouldn't mind doing it in a split second but seeing as how I signed a peice of paper agreeing to seasonal work I think it's best to keep my mouth closed until I can join the union..good idea huh?
     
  17. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    When UPS decides their employees are people that actually breath human air and have lives outside of work and families and hobbies and like to sleep and on and on and on... Just kiddin they don't care but they have good money and the works not too aweful, I kinda like it lol
     
  18. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    Oh really? Geez I never knew that BB thanks for enlightening me :-)
     
  19. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    A steward is an hourly employee who takes you and your problem to a member of management for a resolution. Then if you have been wronged it can be made right.
     
  20. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    That's just goina piss my sup off lol I'll try that after I get my 30 days ha