Fired. Can union bring back?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by John.bingo, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. John.bingo

    John.bingo New Member

    If a driver is caught stealing time and then fired
    What are the chances of the union brining the driver back?
     
  2. Dough99

    Dough99 Member

    What did you do?
     
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  3. Shift Inhibit

    Shift Inhibit He who laughs last didn't get it.

    50/50. Need more details.
     
  4. 728ups

    728ups offending people on the internet since 1995

    REALLY bad time of the year to get fired
     
  5. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    weed or electronics?
     
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  6. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    I’ll take electronics for 400!
     
  7. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    Stealing time, not gear.
     
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  8. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    Oops
     
  9. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    weed for 1000!
     
  10. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    what do you mean by “ stealing time”
    how long was it? You can’t poop that long
     
  11. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    Grow a beard!
     
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  12. Bob11B

    Bob11B Active Member

    My guess is posting on social media while on the clock.
     
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  13. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    It wasn't him. He's asking for a friend .
     
  14. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    We had a guy in my building get a warning letter for pulling over to answer a phone. He was stopped for 18 minutes and did not punch out on break for the personal call. He retired less than a year later.
     
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  15. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    He was pooping in the back of the truck. Don't need to clock out for bathroom
     
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  16. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    That does not take long enough to show up on a report.
     
  17. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    The OP was either observed or has shown up on a report taking more than 15 minutes in between stops, at which time, someone went out to figure out what was going on.
     
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  18. Air Recovery

    Air Recovery Active Member

    Seeing how easy it is to actually truly "steal time" and milk the clock, if they literally fired you for stealing time that means they have hard evidence, documentation or observation of you stealing time.

    You're probably gonna be ok but they are gonna drag your hearing out so you will be on unpaid leave and they will do it to get their money back.
     
  19. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Depends on how you were stealing time. Drivers have been terminated for stealing time anywhere from too long a bathroom break to blatantly sitting playing on their phone for a hour.

    It will all come down to what you were doing, the evidence they have, how well you're liked and how good your BA is.
     
  20. Jones

    Jones fILE A GRIEVE! Staff Member

    Seen it go both ways. Last year a 30 year feeder driver got fired for not punching out on break when he stopped at a convenience store to get a snack, he's gone.