Holidays

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by qtin2ledo, Jun 20, 2019.

  1. qtin2ledo

    qtin2ledo New Member

    What holidays do package handlers have off? I know there are Saturday sorts sometimes but which ones are regularly given off? The 4th of July, for example is a Thursday.
     
  2. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Just a turd

    Its listed in your regional supplement

    The days in the Central


    A regular seniority employee shall not be required to work on the
    following eight (8) named holidays-New Year’s Day, Memorial
    Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, day after
    Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve-regardless
    of the day of the week on which the named holiday falls, provided
    they comply with the qualifications set forth hereinafter.
     
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  3. rod

    rod retired and happy

    You still get the day after Thanksgiving off? I thought that was gone.
     
  4. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Just a turd

    Nope. Still double time here
     
  5. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We stand United bro .
     
  6. KoennenTiger

    KoennenTiger Active Member

    We don't get it. They just gave us another option day instead
     
  7. 5Cube4Life

    5Cube4Life Member

    So with this wording, why are we forced to work the day after Thanksgiving? Union steward told me yes we work, we get double time plus holiday pay and I could always just call in. Why would I need to call it when it clearly states we shall not be required to work.
     
  8. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    This is why.
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  9. MattM

    MattM Member

    To throw a wrench into the above info, if anyone is a gateway airport hub employee, if a holiday falls on an otherwise regular work day, you’re paid that day at regular time. We have very few volunteers as a result of that
     
  10. 5Cube4Life

    5Cube4Life Member

    It was already "provided" in this agreement that you shall not be required to work the listed holidays. Why are there 2 sections that contradict each other?
     
  11. Rack em

    Rack em 2018 Brown Cafe Fantasy Football Champion

    Is that western language or your rider?
     
  12. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    It's a loop hole that the company used. I believe it was put in the contract for air drivers. This I may be wrong about but Section 4 in the central is why you can be required to work holidays, except labor day.
     
  13. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    God forbid...

    No that's the Central ;)
     
  14. Rack em

    Rack em 2018 Brown Cafe Fantasy Football Champion

    Damn it :( I was hoping that was the new western language and I just overlooked it.
     
  15. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Oh because you make only 1.5 a hour for working holidays?
     
  16. Rack em

    Rack em 2018 Brown Cafe Fantasy Football Champion

    Yeah ONLY ;)
     
  17. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Same here. So I know what you mean.