Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by JUPS, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. JUPS

    JUPS New Member

    Recently our center has been automated. The operation has been been less than stellar as their still figuring out the system and getting it fine tuned. The building manager and his two higher ups have been going around telling everyone that they need meet a 1400/hr quota or they’ll face disciplinary action. I’ve been threatened with being sent home and termination twice as has many other employees in the preload. Today my part time Soup came and told me, and a few other employees that our building manager “John”(not his real name), doesn’t like us because we work to slow for their liking and plan on having us fired. I’m not slow by any means. But I’m not going to go above and beyond for anyone who treats me with such disrespect. Me and a few other part timers plan on discussing it with our shop steward on Monday. But what can be done about this harassment? Anyone had similar experiences?
  2. File a harassment grievance
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  3. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    don't wait.

    file file file

    if you have any cajones?
  4. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    It’s a scare tactic my young union friend, I’ve never seen a loader get fired for being too slow. Just don’t lean against belt and always look busy. If you need to hide then hide inside a truck so you are not seen...
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    Last edited: Jul 6, 2018
  5. JUPS

    JUPS New Member

    I plan on it. I’ve got witnesses also. Will it stop though? Will they retaliate? They’ve been harassing just about everyone in the preload. Except for the females of course.
  6. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Strike strike strike
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  7. JUPS

    JUPS New Member

    Been there 12 years. Never had a problem until now.
  8. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    Part time sups don't have the authority to have anyone fired. He's probably just upset that you make more money then he does.
  9. JUPS

    JUPS New Member

    It’s the building manager pushing it. It’s my part time Soup that told me he plans on having me terminated.
  10. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    It’s supe my man supe
  11. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    File immediately. If they start trying to go after you for petty :censored2: you’ll be glad there’s a paper trail documenting their harassment and threats.

    If you never file, they’ll say they have no idea what you’re talking about when they discipline or terminate you for something stupid and you turn around and say they’ve been after you all along.
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  12. JUPS

    JUPS New Member

    Duely noted, kind sir.
  13. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    if you have been there for 12 years, you should know by now. i thought you were a newbie.
  14. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

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  15. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

  16. km3

    km3 Well-Known Member

    Grieve it as the others said. A user who already posted in this thread has also recommended that keeping a notebook documenting things that are said to you is a good idea as well.

    They're already threatening to fire you. I wouldn't worry about retaliation at this point. If/when they do retaliate, grieve that too.
  17. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    “Plan on having you fired” kewl story, but it doesn’t quite work like that

    Guess he can dream
  18. Protein Fart

    Protein Fart Well-Known Member

    At my hub they save this spiel for the newbys. I can't believe you're 12 years in and still getting it
  19. Junkyard Willie

    Junkyard Willie New Member

    Convert the following information into a pie chart, print it out and present it to these triflin' clowns:

    29% Putting boxes in trucks.
    25% Dealing with malfunctioning scanner issues.
    15% Taping up packages that busted open.
    10% PCM's, DOK's and other supe/mgmt distractions.
    10% Chasing/wrestling irregs.
    5% Breaking jams.
    5% Searching for tape gun someone swiped.
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  20. john chesney

    john chesney Well-Known Member

    I’ve had similar experiences every day for 34 1/2 years