Hazard pay?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Staydryitsraining, Mar 21, 2020.

  1. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    stay home if you’re this concerned
  2. plsdeez

    plsdeez Member

    everyone's getting a bail out. why not
  3. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    who’s forcing you
  4. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

    And the “back door”.
  5. quad decade guy

    quad decade guy Active Member

    How did you come to this realization? Who exactly are "all the old boomers"?

    Please show me where these words are written. Who is "us"?
  6. quad decade guy

    quad decade guy Active Member

    Well, I guess that is possible...
  7. quad decade guy

    quad decade guy Active Member

    "Tax free" what exactly?
  8. plsdeez

    plsdeez Member

    you know like Jeff Bezos
  9. Tax free income.
  10. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    That's not why everyone's closing.

    That's not what the government's telling you.

    The government is not telling you to stay home and closing businesses to try and stop this pandemic.

    They are taking these measures to try and slow down the spread of this virus so as not to overwhelm the healthcare system and the hospital's all at once.

    This virus is not going away until it runs its course or they develop a vaccine, and they know it.

    Italy's hospitals are just about at capacity. They're going to have to start making decisions about who lives and who dies, who gets the ventilator and who doesn't.

    The government is trying to keep that from happening here. Slow it down so that all the severe cases can get the medical help they need.
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  11. Scuderia

    Scuderia Member

    No way! Let's pump another billion "optimizing" orion instead. More U-turns baby!
  12. MenInBrown

    MenInBrown Well-Known Member

    yes there are mandatory shutdowns of businesses. It’s actually been in the news non stop for weeks.
  13. MenInBrown

    MenInBrown Well-Known Member

    We are not Italy, and are no where even close to being Italy.
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  14. FreedomOne

    FreedomOne Member

    Italy has been doing that for a week and their hospitals are far beyond capacity. Anyone older than 60 is no longer treated if in serious condition with the virus.
  15. FreedomOne

    FreedomOne Member

    Italy has more beds per hospital than the US, we have a few more ICU than Italy per hospital. They have 60 million people VS our 331 million. It can easily happen here and become worse.
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  16. detmaintainer

    detmaintainer Detroit Maintenance Rat

    I heard part of the Stimulus package the Democrats and Republicans are working on includes time and a half for all straight time hours and double time for all OT hours worked by cleaning personnel. This is supposed to go retroactive to the Wuhans discovery in the U.S. Some of these porters are going to be making more than feeder drivers this year.
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  17. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Would that include car washers also?
  18. iowa boy

    iowa boy Well-Known Member

    Chances are that it will also exclude companies with 500 or more employees...
  19. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Guys we need to think of the shareholders. They are really suffering. The stock is too low. We need more givebacks! Where is our union leadership? Where is Jamie Flemming?
  20. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    Never said there wasn't. I said that the reason they are shutting down these businesses is not to stop the spread of the virus, but to just slow it down to keep the hospitals from being overwhelmed.

    Not yet, but some experts in the field of medicine believe we could be, or we even are going to be there. I did a quick search and linked just 2, but check for yourself. We could be another Italy.

    Italy’s Coronavirus Nightmare Could Happen in U.S. Within Days or Weeks, Ex-CDC Chief Says

    What if Italy is showing the rest of the world its coronavirus future?

    Fake news.

    There are reports that "this medic" said this, or "this doctor" said this.... but here you go.

    Italian Embassy corrects UK minister claim that 'over 60s not being treated'