off the street casual driver -question about health insurance

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Heisenberg, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg New Member

    Should have asked this question to the HR person i've been dealing with in hindsight, but could somebody tell me what happens if you get injured on the job with no insurance? are you pretty much screwed? is there any compensation at all?
    This is a scary proposition to me if something happens to me during work. if you started out in a similar situation, how did you deal with it?
  2. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Workman's comp.
  3. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    You are covered by comp from day one.
  4. Gumby

    Gumby *

    I think I covered that.

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  5. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg New Member

    alright. thanks guys, much appreciated --especially gumby.
  6. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    Just some advise Don't get hurt you might not get called back the next time they hire casuals.... Just saying...
  7. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg New Member

    don't plan to. i care about my health before anything else. not risking nothing for nobody.
  8. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    No, you said it's Comp. Upstate clarified it's it starts at day one, not day 30 after you make seniority.

    TTKU ;)
  9. hellfire

    hellfire no one considers UPS people."real" Teamsters.-BUG

  10. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    You need to check your attitude.
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  11. Gumby

    Gumby *

    I never said 30 days!

    I said he is covered under workman's comp.

    You must be his last friend on here.
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  12. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    You can file a suit as well. Get a workman's comp attorney if you want to go that route.