Norwood, MA drivers told they are working Christmas Day

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by disgruntled, Dec 19, 2014.

  1. disgruntled

    disgruntled New Member

    Discuss options, bookoff or just ignore them?
  2. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    I thought Xmas day and Labor Day were the two days we could not be forced to work.
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  3. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    I'd laugh and ignore. No way you get fired for not showing up.
  4. Good luck with that.

    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    I think they put it up there in the schedule just to cover there :censored2:.
    The Northeast is expecting a big storm Tuesday to Wednesday but will be mostly a rain event.
    If your center made it this far and is working Sunday, then they have enough guys to empty the system on Xmas Eve.

    It's kind of funny that procrastinators can dictate making our workforce active for Christmas.
  6. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    What is the pay rate?
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  7. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    Double time? Holiday pay plus hours worked?
  8. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

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  9. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    He must be covered by Teamcare Dental.
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  10. Harry Manback

    Harry Manback Robot Extraordinaire

    $1500 will get you two cleanings and at least one crown (provided you have another $500)
  11. idrivethetruck

    idrivethetruck Slow & steady wins the race.

    Who cares? Wouldn't work for triple time or even more on Christmas day. That's a family day...priceless.
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  12. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    I have no attendance issues so if my center tried to make me work i'd tell then where to stick it.
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  13. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Me working on Xmas :rofl:
  14. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    My boss talked about working this Sunday. That is not happening. I suspect that we may live to regret that. The storm is supposed to hit us, Monday and Tuesday. 6+ inches of snow, followed by cold temps. Ugh.
  15. Ms.PacMan

    Ms.PacMan Well-Known Member

    We worked one Christmas morning (a long time ago) because we had been hit with snow over and over and had so many presents left. This was before Internet ordering was really popular though and it only took a few hours for every driver to clean up all the resis in the center.
  16. Just Numbers

    Just Numbers Retired

    How ironic when you think about the Post Office. Fiscally they are in such bad shape that 1 consideration is to cut out Saturday Deliveries yet at this time of year they will deliver on Sundays and also on Christmas Day. Go figure.
  17. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    I would give them plenty of notice that there is NO CHANCE IN HELL that I'm working on Christmas. As drivers it's not ohr fault that UPS screws up at Christmas every year. Timmy's mom should have ordered that skateboard a few days earlier
  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I was simply curious.
  19. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Try as they might, UPS cannot control the weather.
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  20. OLDMAN3

    OLDMAN3 Guest

    That excuse worked out real well for them last year didn't it?
    UPS can control their habitual under-staffing and their unadulterated greed at the expense of their employees.
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