Option days

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by charm299, Apr 4, 2020.

  1. charm299

    charm299 Member

    How do you get option days in the southern supplement? I have been there for 3 years and I only get 1 option day.
     
  2. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We are allowed to buy option days off other employees in our local.
     
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  3. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    Here, we can trade in a vacation week for two option days
     
  4. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut “They” are coming for us.

    In my state, we can take FMLA to “take care” of other drivers wives...
     
  5. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    After 3 full calendar years you get 7 option days in addition to the one personal day.
     
  6. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt


    Yep.


    "(C) Effective each calendar year, all seniority employees, excluding part-time employees hired after August 1, 2002 shall be entitled to seven (7) days by combining two (2) personal holidays with the equivalent of five (5) days sick leave. Part-time employees hired after August 1, 2002 will be entitled to this benefit after being employed three (3) full calendar years and having worked one hundred and fifty-six (156) reports the prior year. In order for a seniority employee to be eligible for this benefit, he/she must have been employed one full calendar year and have worked one hundred fifty-six (156) reports during his/her prior calendar year. As a result of changing from contract year to calendar year no employee may gain nor lose option benefits. An employee must select from the following schedule:"


    ups18southernsupp.pdf


     
  7. Heavy Package

    Heavy Package Well-Known Member

    Get the virus. You then have the "option" of being a puss and staying home for 10 days or coming to work like a man and calling this thing for what it is - a cold.
     
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  8. Eat Sleep Fish

    Eat Sleep Fish Jig Master

    6 vacay weeks, 1 option week and 2 option days here.
     
  9. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    Southern is one week after one year, two after two years, option week on year three.

    Then 7 long years to get a third vacation week at 10 years seniority. An extra week every 5 years after that.
     
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  10. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    But how do you expect to work with a cough ?!
     
  11. Eat Sleep Fish

    Eat Sleep Fish Jig Master

    Unfotunately I can't accrue any more weeks. I am maxed out. Still. Where else you gonna get that?
     
  12. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    This was the first job I ever had that gave any paid time off at all. Life is good.
     
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  13. Eat Sleep Fish

    Eat Sleep Fish Jig Master

    We have a good job bro.
     
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  14. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Wow... southern sucks!
     
  15. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    better than my last job pickin cotton
     
  16. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    You were much more essential then
     
  17. charm299

    charm299 Member

    Damn bruh, I’m not trying to be a puss. Just looking for my option days that I’m due.
     
  18. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    That must be why my wife has been so happy lately. Thanks buddy I owe you one.
     
  19. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Fixed it for you, and yes please. Fob is hanging on the hook, can’t miss it.

    Guess I’ll miss out on delivering life saving furniture for 2 weeks, shucks.
     
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2020