Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by SquirrelBoggie, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. How many times have you guys been fired and why?
  2. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    if you havent been fired at least once , you aint :censored2:.
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  3. I heard you ain't s h i t if don't at least get fired once
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  4. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    Been threatened multiple times, they never even made an attempt to go through with discipline. It's all horse :censored2:, you only get fired for stealing, failing drug test and dishonesty.
  5. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    if you do a search it will take a month to read all the stories.

    was actually fired for not answering a 72 hr notice to return to work. called into office to be walked out until i called in the supe that i informed the week before that there was a death in the family and i was 600 miles away attending the funeral.

    payroll knew about it because i was paid for it.

    never got an apology.
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  6. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    We had a 1-day strike many years ago at my building. I saw a driver get fired 2 times in 1 day. lol.
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  7. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    I have never been fired but I was discharged once. 2 weeks off served as my disciplinary action before I was allowed back.
  8. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    Only time I was fired was when I delivered pizza as a kid. I made flinging a thick crust meat pie fashionable long before Breaking Bad was ever thought of.
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  9. oldupsman

    oldupsman Well-Known Member

    Never came close to being fired, discharged, or suspended. I just came in ever day, did my job,
    and ignored them. Staying accident free and injury free helped alot.
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  10. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    you are such an angel.
  11. Covemastah

    Covemastah Suspension Ovah !!! Tom is free FU Goodell !!

    I was told I sucked and was "least best " at almost everything ,, but still here , never fired ,,
  12. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    Suspended for 1 week. For picking up a letter box 10 mins early. And 1 day for leaving the keys in the truck. Back when I was young and dumb. Now I methods them to death. Also follow Orion 100%.
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  13. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    Had a "working termination".

    Does that count?
  14. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Weren't we all fired during the 96 strike?
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    It was 1997 and no, we weren't all fired. We were locked out.
  16. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    Was that the walkout over over-70's? We were told we were all fired that day. Business as usual the next day.

    Been there, done that.

    Actually, it was kind of a relief. Everybody in my center had been fired/terminated at least once. When it happened to me, the pressure was off.
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  17. There's a guy in my area that's been fired 11 times, all for petty stuff
  18. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    We got some letter read to us on the picket line. Something about being let go?
  19. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    Wow, I can't remember now. I'm going to have to plead senility on that one. I had an afternoon start time then and there was a picket line set up. I went to turn in and the steward wagged his finger at me and just shook his head no. I kept driving. Drove to the nearest gas station and called in. (before cell phones) They ordered me to come in anyway, and I refused, so I was probably fired that day, too, just didn't realize it. lol.

    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    This whole aspect at UPS is still weird to me. Never before have I seen a place where being fired/rehired was such a normal, common and nonpermanent thing.
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