Probation missing a day

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Yosuke79, Jun 14, 2015.

  1. Yosuke79

    Yosuke79 New Member

    So my car shut down and I don't think I'll be able to make it to work. I'm on the 30 day probation and I was wondering if this would ruin my chances of keeping the job. I don't plan on missing anymore days at all and if I'm forced to I'll ride my bike up there but I was just wondering.
  2. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Then get on your bike and start pedaling.
  3. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    UPS doesn't give a crap about your transportation problems.
  4. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    It all depends on the management team in your building. But I would do what I had to show up at work.
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    They will give you a mulligan for today but you had best get your butt to work tomorrow.
  6. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Now you own them one. So next time your boss asks you for a favor you must do it. No matter what the request is.
  7. Geo926

    Geo926 Active Member

    Call a friend get a ride
  8. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    No show? Management loves that. I'm sure they will understand.
  9. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I assumed he had called in.
  10. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    Really depends on your past attendance record, work ethic, and your sups attitude toward you. I've seen someone call in sick while in their 30 day probation and they still have their job.
  11. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Make up a cardboard sign that says "need to get to work" and go stand by the highway with your thumb out. At least that's what we did "back when".
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  12. tacken

    tacken Active Member

    I once had my car break down on the freeway. And I quote"take a cab and get to work". Ahh UPS the caring company!!!
  13. Lineandinitial

    Lineandinitial Active Member

    So, what do you expect them to do, come and pick you up? Take a cab, get the bus, ride a bike, hitchhike or sit on your couch and be a victim!
  14. tacken

    tacken Active Member

    No I expect them to understand these things happen. Just as if a PC broke down. I don't have a spare to be run out to me like they due. Hey get your car fixed and come in tomorrow. Oppps that would take people skills and understanding things happen that we can not control. And how am I the victim? I got car fixed and was at work the next day. Or take a cab get done work at 9:00 pm and then how due I get car fixed? Funny UPS didn't close down for the day they covered the route. They like to make you feel like they are the victim. Well doesn't work on me.
  15. nystripe96

    nystripe96 Active Member

    You could have had family or a friend do you a solid & help get your car fixed. There are plenty of ways you could have made it to work. All you've done is given the company that seed of doubt that you're not willing to do all it takes to keep your new job
  16. Lineandinitial

    Lineandinitial Active Member

    Obviously a Millennial
  17. tacken

    tacken Active Member

    Hey friend its 5;30 in the morning come get me take me to work then get my car fixed so I can go to work. Yeah that's what I should of done. Oh yeah then my circle of friends work, so they should do me a solid and they miss work? Know seed of doubt cars break down, people get sick.
  18. tacken

    tacken Active Member

    No not a millennial 15 year driver.
  19. box_beeyotch

    box_beeyotch Well-Known Member

    I agree with you but they still don't care. You could call in and say you just found out you had cancer and they would beg you to come go work anyway.
  20. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    And once you got to work they would tell you they are over staffed and send you home.