Question about the weekly attendance bonus?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by EZPZ, Aug 20, 2018.

  1. EZPZ

    EZPZ New Member

    Hi everyone! I was just hired for the preload shift & I keep reading about these weekly bonuses. I was never told about a attendance bonus does that mean I won't get it?
  2. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Don’t show up until they offer you one. Play hardball.
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  3. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    You have to get the “chip” implanted first
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  4. Cardb0ard.

    Cardb0ard. Beer and more beer

    I hate you already
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  6. EZPZ

    EZPZ New Member

    Very helpful everyone :thumbup:
  7. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    If you haven't heard of it then you probably won't get it.
  8. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Attendance bonus is only in specific buildings.
  9. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    An honest day's work. What more of a bonus could you ask for??

    DELACROIX In the Spirit of Honore' Daumier

    Your attendance bonus is not contractual, at any given time the company can discontinue them. It is more than likely going to be eliminated if this tentative contract is ratified, so plan accordingly.

    The concept of attendance bonuses for the newer employees is a clear indicator that there is something wrong about our starting hourly rates (part-time and full time). It has been stated on this site that part timers consist of 65 percent of our membership, most do not last five years and will not qualify for any pension contributions or benefits because of the vesting. Any new hire will be starting out close to the state's minimum wages, right now in some states it is higher.

    Many moons ago the rule of thumb for a union job was generally twice the minimum wage, times have changed.
  11. SunGIRL

    SunGIRL New Member

    hey, not really sure how the bonus works either. It is offered in the location I plan on applying at. It's a plus, but I like the morning shift (already used to it from my current job) I'm a college student and I like that they help with school. If I get a call back from them, and find out how it works I'll let you know. Good luck!
  12. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    Lol. "Please come to work"...
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  13. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    Some areas don't usually go to work every day.
  14. eats packages

    eats packages I have depth perception issues

    Probably not lol.
    You will get the $13 (or more) raise sometime next month (or later, or never).
  15. AwashBwashCwash

    AwashBwashCwash Active Member

    You're not gettin it bud.
    When you get your first paycheck, be sure to make it to your car before opening and looking at it. It's embarrassing to cry in the building in front of everyone else.
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  16. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    When you could be working in a climate controlled Git and Go drinking free fountain drinks for the same $10/hr and more hours and no Union dues.
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  17. Heavy Package

    Heavy Package Well-Known Member

    Yes - You earned it big boy! Report to the "Blue is New" desk for new hires to claim your X-box, 24" LCD TV, and Braggin' Badge for showing up to work ALL WEEK! Hooray for you!

  18. hehe xd

    hehe xd Active Member

    It's funny because you're supposed to show up every day for the first 30 days anyways. And now you're getting paid extra to do what you're supposed to do.:euro::confused::confused:
  19. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Dumpster, INABAG

    Does @Wally know you got out?
  20. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    It's really pathetic that this company has to offer bonuses to get people to show up for work. UPS needs to step up the pay to be competitive and draw good people. This shouldn't be a contract issue. Some of these Locals need to give new hires a break on initiation fees too.
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