Vacation question

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Mr. Marshall, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. Mr. Marshall

    Mr. Marshall New Member

    So here is my situation (I am in the Central States region if it matters). I worked at UPS for a little over a year and then I quit for 4 months before coming back to the company. At the time I lost my raise and seniority etc. but lately I have been wondering if that year should count towards vacation time that I earn. I'm presently 2 years away from gaining a 5th week based solely on my second stint at UPS but my question is it 5 weeks (4 plus an option) after 15 years consecutive years or 15 years of total service which would put me one year closer to 15 years.

    Thanks for any help you can offer :)
     
  2. RonBurgandy??????????

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

    You retain no seniority after you "quit"
     
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  3. Mr. Marshall

    Mr. Marshall New Member

    I'm not asking about seniority I'm asking about service time needed to gain vacation weeks. Does the contract say consecutive years or after 15 years of total service? I do know that the year counts towards my pension because I just received the mailing from the union and that first year is in my vested total years.
     
  4. RonBurgandy??????????

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

    Look on your centers posted seniority list and you will have your answer
     
  5. RonBurgandy??????????

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

    It will show all member "hire" date which will be used for vacation purposes
     
  6. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver I like Money

    Your management team will be able to clarify all of the issues that are of concern to you at the next PCM.
     
  7. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I would bet dimes to dollars your previous employment does not 'count' towards anything.
     
  8. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Why would your previous employment count if you quit?
     
  9. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I don't get that either.
     
  10. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Because he wants it to.
     
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  11. Brownslave688

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

    Actually it's a good question. Say I'm a ten year driver and have to move but work out a deal where I quit on Friday and start at a new center on Monday.

    Do I lose all vacation? Do I have to go thru progression again?

    I realize you would be at the bottom for vacations and everything but company time is company time.
     
  12. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    If you quit then get rehired then your a new employee starting from the bottom like any new guy(IMO). If you transfer that's a different story.
     
  13. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    But, one would think, if he has 15 years in since he was re-hired that he would have asked this question before now.

    I believe his company time started at his re-hire date.
     
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    There are provisions for a break in service such as the one BS described in which you would retain your company seniority for vacation purposes. I would think a 4 month break would not qualify and the clock would reset.
     
  15. Brownslave688

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

    No doubt he should of brought it up earlier. I was reading and was like 15 years wow. Would of brought this up sooner.
     
  16. Brownslave688

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

    What about progression? I only ask becAuse I may actually try and pull this off in a few years.
     
  17. Mr. Marshall

    Mr. Marshall New Member

    I'm not sure why it's a ridiculous question as someone mentioned that company time is company time and the reason I thought of it now as I realized I am getting pension credit for that first year. I've been with the company for 1 year and now 13 additional and honestly up until I became a combo about 3 years ago I never really considered this a career so I never gave it all that much thought :)
     
  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    As I wrote above, there are provisions for break in service in regard to company time for vacation weeks and selection; however, I would have to think that a 4 month break may be too long and that you may have lost a year of credit. My next stop would be a visit to my HR person.
     
  19. Johney

    Johney Raise your hand if you think Upstate is a D-Bag

    There is a guy in our building who had 10 years in N.Y. moved here and was rehired. While he did retain his Teamster/Union time of 10 years he had to start company time all over as far as seniority and vacations.
     
  20. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    We had a girl who quit and came back about a year later. She kept her pension credit but went back to bottom of seniority list.