Going to Panel never had a warning letter

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by John Green, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. John Green

    John Green New Member

    I'm a Atlanta driver 15 years of service NO warning letter, NO accidents.. Changed start time from a 8:30am to a 8:35am, boss discharged me and sending me to the panel!! Discrimination maybe?
  2. RonBurgandy??????????

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

    It's called "dishonesty". No warning letter needed. Your accident history is irrelevant. Apologize. Let them know it will never happen again. You will more than likely get your job back with all time off as suspension.
  3. John Green

    John Green New Member

    Understandable but it's guys who been fired for signing for packages 3 times, delivering 29 air late after delivering 7 ground stops... If I was a dishonest driver it would came up before 15 years!
  4. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Changing start time to avoid an occurrence is considered dishonesty.

    As to your second point, you have probably done other things, just this time you got caught.
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  5. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Count it as a lessoned learned
  6. burrheadd

    burrheadd Creepy pervert

    IF you get your job back
    Ya might wanna try and get there on time!!
    Just Saying
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  7. John Green

    John Green New Member

    Rules for different people is the reason UPS is tanking. Great company in 2003
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  8. Brown_Star

    Brown_Star Methods Man

    Welcome to BC Mr John Green!

    Ps if that's your birth name you should really think about changing it on these forums.
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  9. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    You probably could have gotten away with this in the BOG but not in Atlanta, the bowel of the beast.

    5 minutes late.....big deal.......I suppose there are no traffic jams in Atlanta?
  10. govols019

    govols019 You smell that?

    We have a part timer that was late 151 times last year...nobody cared. If he changed his start time on his own to avoid showing late...somebody would have cared.
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  11. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    ....but we have supes that are cooking the books and shaving timecards and nothing is done.

    How does that work?
  12. Covemastah

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

    He should ah had a good talking to ,, not walking papers !
  13. govols019

    govols019 You smell that?

    We're held to a higher standard....or, they just hate us.
  14. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt

    You need to contact....


    They are advocates, and experts in dishonesty issues.

  15. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    Were you actually late or did you just grab the DIAD and forget to clock in?
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  16. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    That happens occasionally in feeders.

    The driver walks into dispatch and is immediately hammered by the dispatcher talking about trucks, trailers, pick ups, meet points and other extremely important stuff.

    Driver is overwhelmed and forgets to clock in.
  17. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    I do it in package. I show up super early (nowhere to park otherwise) and still show up as late. It's usually fixed for me though.
  18. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    The only reason I've ever seen to change your start time is to get your guaranteed 8 hours pay. And the only way your doing that is if your punching out before 8 hours is up. If your late, you forfeit that right to guaranteed 8. It turns out UPS doesn't like giving out free money. So if this is why you were changing your time and they caught you.......well, you see what happened.

  19. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Why did the OP change the time?
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Sounds like he was running a bit late. Certainly not enough to get fired for.