PCMs - Mandatory?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by SubPop79, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. SubPop79

    SubPop79 Member

    We just recently started doing PCMs and I'm starting to have a real problem with them. For example, lets say the start time is 6:40 p.m. We have the meetings 5 - 10 minutes before the start time. Sometimes, I get to work minutes before the start time - still on time, but I miss the meeting - because of my small window of time between my two jobs.

    Recently I've been getting flak for missing them. They say they are mandatory, but I don't see how they can be if they have them before the start time - when we are not being paid.

    What should I do? I don't want to get written up or fired because I havn't been attending.
  2. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Guest

    PCM should start at your start time.
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    CHALLY9TX Active Member

    Pcm should be at start time. Not before.

    CHALLY9TX Active Member

    Haha beat me to it
  5. Retiree

    Retiree Active Member

    PCM's are paid for time, are you sure your start time hasn't changed?
  6. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    If your scheduled start time is 6:40, you don't have to be at their PCM area until 6:40.

    That is the time the PCM should be given. If they want to start it at 6:35, they need to change the start times.

    And if they do that, change the start times, and you cannot make it due to your second job, they should work with you if we are only talking about 5 minutes or so.
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  7. hellfire

    hellfire no one considers UPS people."real" Teamsters.-BUG

    Turds will allways beat you
  8. onehandsolo

    onehandsolo Active Member

    Fun fact of the day
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  9. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

    I haven't heard a PCM in about 5 years. No chance in hell I would have ever listened to one without getting paid.
  10. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We have them and they start at start time. Not a minute before.
  11. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    What they all said. PCM at start time, not one second before.
  12. Sleeve_meet_Heart

    Sleeve_meet_Heart making the unreadable unreadabler

    UPS has been doing this in our area as well. I told them I don't work for free...
  13. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    They would have staggered start times and a PCM for the first group. Then expect the people not on the clock to hear what was said. Sorry, but I couldn't hear anything if I wasn't being paid for it.
  14. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    I swear my center manager practices in the mirror for his PCM...

    he always starts " I'm going to keep this short" and ends up running his mouth for 10 minutes... EVERYDAY
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  15. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    If the company is paying for your PCM time, which they should, you are guaranteed to have a brief PCM. lol
  16. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Except when they have guest speakers like United Way who seem to never shut up.
  17. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    I would imagine the company and their accountants find some way to write that time off x each employee present.
  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    That time is charged to the district.
  19. Bottom rung

    Bottom rung Active Member

    57 cents a minute. I've got all day.
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  20. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    PCM's are to be given "on the clock"
    File a grievance against the nitwit!
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