No more sick days and calling out, can i be disciplined?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Coldfeer234, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. Coldfeer234

    Coldfeer234 Member

    hi guys i'm part time and have used all 5 of my personal/sick days. we get the new days starting may 1st but can't make it into work today.

    can I be discplined if I call out? i also have 2 option days, could I use one of them for today without notice?
  2. PiedmontSteward

    PiedmontSteward RTW-4-Less

    Nobody outside of your hub can really answer that question accurately.

    That being said, you probably won't be allowed to use any option days as "sick days." You'll probably get a file write-up but nothing formal like a warning letter.
  3. Jkloc420

    Jkloc420 Well-Known Member

    Sounds like you should go to work
  4. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    They will harass you on the phone when you call but thats it. Nothing will happen unless you habitually miss days
  5. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Sounds to me like just another case of a poor work ethic. I could be wrong.
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  6. 10 point

    10 point Well-Known Member

    Our pt timers here would have to steal the Crown Jewels to be sent to a hearing. We've got some with 14-27 infractions in nine months and never been to a hearing.

    They can't keep pt time help so they quite often get amnesia when it comes to writing them up.
  7. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    PT is such a revolving door that any threat of discipline for being late will just result in the employee calling in sick if they are going to be late.
  8. 10 point

    10 point Well-Known Member

    One guy was scheduled for a hearing (yrs ago) for attendance and he called off the day of the hearing.

    Now that's funny stuff.
  9. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    You can't make it into work but you can spend ten minutes of your life signing up to the site then another 10 minutes typing up your sob story just to get advice from a group of internet strangers. My advice, do yourself a favor and call in today and everyday. There are far better jobs you could be doing than this crap!
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  10. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

  11. BananaCat

    BananaCat Member

  12. No1b4Me

    No1b4Me Member

    Only a 10 dollar copay to get a doctor excuse.
  13. johnny_hotdog

    johnny_hotdog Member

    What exactly is "calling out" ive never heard that term but I have seen it used on here before?
  14. beavis

    beavis Member

    There's a new law in Portland that makes it virtually impossible for part timers to be disciplined for absenteeism. Management doesn't even try anymore.
  15. RonBurgandy??????????

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

  16. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    No means yes.
  17. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I think it means the same as "calling in". Calling in sick.
  18. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    I'm out of sick days and called in this morning I think I'm actually gonna die...pretty sure this is my last post...only reason I'm
    Out of sick days though is cause I used them when they were sending people home after Christmas when I took an rto
  19. AirOps1

    AirOps1 New Member

    Warning letter
  20. 99ProblemsUPSIs1

    99ProblemsUPSIs1 New Member

    PT Sup here, they will harass you on the phone to get your ass to work. However, it is likely you will just be written up if that. Now, when it becomes a habitual problem I don't care why they miss, they get written up.