Forced Saturday

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by joedirt19, Nov 12, 2019.

  1. The Driver

    The Driver I drive.

    You don't understand how taxes and withholding work at all.
     
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  2. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    Same here. Has ~20 supervisors/drivers brought in for cyber week to drive the drivers around as helpers at driver pay.
     
  3. 35years

    35years Well-Known Member

    So now it is a race to 62 hours M-F to avoid Saturday if 70 hr week is implemented.

    And a race to 52 hours M-F until or unless they change it to 70.

    With no threat of being forced into being a helper on Saturday either. It's a new game.
     
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2019
  4. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Race to over 62 and 52.
     
  5. Sissy Brown Short Shorts

    Sissy Brown Short Shorts Active Member

    for years I can never get a straight answer about six day punches during peak from the union or managers. I’ve seen some guys get told to come in and they don’t and nothing happens and I’ve seen guys get suspended for it.
     
  6. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    I'm sure the supervisors had plenty of hours available. Lol.
     
  7. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Shouldn't take years for you to figure it out . It either says it in your contract or it doesn't . Here they cannot force but they use to threaten me every year with being told to come in. I was told if I didn't come in I would be suspended . My response was "so youre telling me by not coming in I get more days off...see you Monday". Needless to say they move onto find their next sheep .
     
  8. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Well-Known Member

    The one good thing my former center used to do is not punish the drivers who came in on Saturday by busting up the routes of those who didn't and spreading their work around. You didn't want to come in on Saturday? There you go-----have fun.
     
  9. 35years

    35years Well-Known Member

    Those days are long gone.
    Orion dispatch.
    You get what the computer dispatches.
     
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  10. Brown Biscuit

    Brown Biscuit Blind every day

    Has anyone legitimately used the “I’m fatigued” line? Seriously... do not want to work 6 days. I am going to ask my steward this morning.
     
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  11. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    I hope my customers enjoy getting their deliveries 2 to 4 days late.
    I never worked a Saturday and they couldn't do anything about it.
    I dropped the anchor and my productivity grinds to a halt
     
  12. Faceplanted

    Faceplanted Well-Known Member

    Yes. Drivers who call in on my center specifically use the word fatigued on their 6th report.
     
  13. JustDeliverIt

    JustDeliverIt Active Member

    Yeah, I'm glad they bumped it to 8. 3 or 4 eleven hour days shouldn't be an issue to get to the magic number of 52.01 or more. Plus with double time after 60 they don't want to go to 70 in my center.

    Last year I would always call my supervisor and ask if the rookie next to me needed help. I got to 56+ every week but two, and one of the two weeks I was 4 minutes short. They still had me come in. By the time I drove to my area, got 17 stops off and had to return. Easy, stupid money but still would have chosen to stay home.

    New 8 hour rule should really help IMO.
     
  14. I see lots of people with 52.01 hours for the week. Lol
     
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  15. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    everyone thought they’d be sneaky and try to get 60 hrs last peak , then they broke the news they can work 70hrs :lol: UPS WINS AGAIN
     
  16. They didn't pull that here last year. They did the year before.
     
  17. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    It’s so funny watching the little rabbits that want time worked ....but then they go out with 10 hrs again on Saturday lol!!! Silly little rabbits !!
     
  18. We don't have time worked here
     
  19. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    05
     
  20. Doesn't exist here.