Disability Question

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by GrabMyPackage, Jan 28, 2020.

  1. GrabMyPackage

    GrabMyPackage New Member

    I have a friend that just started at UPS. Was hired this month permanently part time after working seasonal. He got injured off the job, is he allowed to go on disability or will the union not help?
     
  2. He isn't in the union yet and hasn't been here long enough to get disability
     
  3. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    He'd have to check his state disability. Though if he hasn't made probation UPS may cut him when he returns.
     
  4. GrabMyPackage

    GrabMyPackage New Member

    even with a note from the hospital?
     
  5. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    He's on probation and already a issue in UPS eyes.

    I'm not saying they will cut him loose but depends on the injury and how long he is out. also how badly they need people.
     
  6. rod

    rod #1 on Upstates "list"

    Don't anyone have a problem of their own? Its always for a "friend".
     
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  7. Staydryitsraining

    Staydryitsraining Well-Known Member

    He is disabled
     
  8. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it!

    End of story.
     
  9. lurker123

    lurker123 New Member

    What state is your "friend" from?
     
  10. Justaloader

    Justaloader Active Member

    Why would the Union help with any injury that occurred outside of work, or any disability that your "friend" didn't initially have when he was hired? He hasn't been with UPS long enough to obtain benefits. He's SOL from what I can see....
     
  11. rocket man

    rocket man Well-Known Member

    even full-time employees if they get hurt off the job on the weekend say. The only thing walk at is short-term disability and you better get better by the time it runs out