I called in and my Full time supervisor ask me if it was sick or absent

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by bs3999, May 22, 2015.

  1. bs3999

    bs3999 New Member

    I was wondering what hours does calling in absent uses. Also, how do I use my OTH hours.
  2. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Dark Prince of Double Standards Staff Member

    Sick you get paid.
    Absent is no pay.
  3. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    Next time you call in make sure it's at least 1 hour before your shift. You don't need to give them a reason just tell them your booking off. If you want to give them a reason tell them your sick. Them hang up....
  4. bs3999

    bs3999 New Member

    Ok thx. Calling in Sick will use my SST and OTH hours?
  5. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    There is no pay code for being absent. There is a pay code 26 which means no pay... Absent code mean a lot of things and some not good.
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  6. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Dark Prince of Double Standards Staff Member

    Don't overthink this. :wink2:
  7. bs3999

    bs3999 New Member

    So next time I call in say I'm sick. Will that use my SST and OTH hours?
  8. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    Depends where you are . Sick is suck it up and go to work, no pay. I prefer to stay home when I am well, and work when I am sick.
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    CHALLY9TX Active Member

    OTH are sick days in our hub
  10. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    Option 3 days
  11. Lots of people apparently called out today judging by the the threads posted.
  12. livin the dream

    livin the dream Active Member

    not the applicable holiday, but the same principle," saint patty's fever."
  13. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    In my building new FT drivers are just happy to be back driving after working inside for the last five months. Come July they will be wanting to know what it takes to get a day off.
  14. Rain Shield

    Rain Shield Member

    Depends on your supplement. Southern Region has option days if chosen option 3 when options are chosen in September of each year.
  15. Our lowest seniority guy just ended up quitting because of lack of days. He just couldn't take it anymore. I think he's worked 2 days since January 15th. He was an off the street hire from peak. It was too bad, with vacations coming around I don't think the guy would have had a day off until next January.
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  16. Ring Sport

    Ring Sport Member

    Three threads about calling in sick???? I guess some don't realize they have to work the day before and the day after a holiday to get paid for the holiday.
  17. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    That not the case in every area in my are you only have to work any day during the week not the day before or after.
  18. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Here it is the day before OR the day after. I'm sure manning will be cut Tuesday to optimize the amount of not paying the holiday.
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  19. The day before I buy. But the day after I don't think so. It's an early payroll week. Everything has to be in and error free by tomorrow.
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    We have to work both or be scheduled off for one or both to get paid for the holiday.