Preload question!! Being on call.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by UPSer_wannabe, Apr 8, 2015.

  1. Upsee

    Upsee Member

    If you are on call and if they call you early a.m. and you don't hear the phone or you fail to answer for whatever reason. Can any action be taken against you? Thanks
     
  2. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Nothing much other than they will call someone more reliable.
     
  3. Upsee

    Upsee Member

    Works for me, I don't wanna be too reliable.
     
  4. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Well, you're off to a great start.
     
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  5. upschuck

    upschuck Avatar bet gone wrong

    Have you qualified? If not, you won't with that attitude. They may mark you with an occurrence if you don't answer/show up.
     
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  6. UPS Preloader

    UPS Preloader Active Member

    You are not on call. You are on layoff. Your only obligation is to return the call and let them know when you will be available.
     
  7. Das Boots

    Das Boots New Member

    You're only needed if a reliable employee cant make it.
    So, I would find another job.
     
  8. Upsee

    Upsee Member

    I am laid off every day but I am on the call list and not first either and they call me in every day to cover for other "reliable employees". I don't care about preload just killing time till I drive.
     
  9. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Good luck with that.
     
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  10. Upsee

    Upsee Member

    Are you being sarcastic?
     
  11. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

  12. Upsee

    Upsee Member

  13. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    You predicted they were gonna keep you on as a driver....because of your awesomeness, no?
     
  14. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    You should go into management.
     
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  15. Upsee

    Upsee Member

    Keep me on until I become a driver! I am awesome but let's not brag about it too much..
     
  16. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    I'm confused. Answer a few questions for me please.
    1. How long is the wait to become a driver in your building?
    2. How long have you been with the company? I'm guessing it can't be more than a year since you are in call.

    I ask this because if your building is like mine it takes at least 8 years to become full time. That's a long time to be waiting by the phone. Also if you are waiting for that 6.1 hire. I'm pretty sure that is for outside employees. You are no longer an outside hire.
     
  17. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

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  18. Upsee

    Upsee Member

    Thank you all for kind answers and words of wisdom, we can officially close this thread now.
    I wouldn't wait on anything 8 years, wait time is about a year currently. I ll drive summer and peak in the mean time which now counts towards your progression.
     
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  19. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    If it's only a year good for you. Never heard of any building only being a year.

    Where you at. I know a few people that would love to transfer there.
     
  20. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    If it's only a year good for you. Never heard of any building only being a year.

    Where you at. I know a few people that would love to transfer there.