Sent home before 3.5 hours?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Legitimyze, Dec 19, 2019.

  1. Legitimyze

    Legitimyze Member

    Part time pre loader

    If “all the work” is done before 3 and a half hours and they send you home, do you get paid for the 3.5 hrs? Or are you required to just stay there for that amount of time to get the pay?

    I fear that if I leave when they tell me to, there’ll be no proof that it’s not voluntary.
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2019
  2. Mst3k

    Mst3k Active Member

    Ask for your gaurantee. If they say no then file a grievance
     
  3. wide load

    wide load Starting wage is a waste of time.

    Um, it’s peak. Who the f works less than 8?
     
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  4. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Yes
     
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Well-Known Member

    If they ask you to leave before your guarantee politely tell them that you would like to work until you get your guarantee.
     
  6. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    What are the chances the company is sending these PT'ers home early so, years down the road, when they apply for their PT pension the company can say, "....oh...but...you didn't work enough hours in years xxxx, xxxx and xxxx.".

    Before you tell me to take my tin foil hat off, yes, I know someone who earned one of his years by working just 10 hours over the minimum.
     
  7. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    When i was pt we had to stay to get paid.
     
  8. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt

    Memorandum of Understanding

    "Teamster United Parcel Service Negotiating Committee (Union) and United Parcel Service, Inc. agree that it was their mutual intent that if a part-time employee completes his assigned duties and leaves work in less than three-and-one-half hours he shall be considered to have forfeited the right to his daily three-and-one-half hour guarantee. This shall not affect an employee’s right to a minimum three (3) hour daily guarantee."


    https://teamster.org/sites/default/files/ups18nationalmaster.pdf
     
  9. Justaloader

    Justaloader Active Member

    So, if a person leaves early, they get paid for 3 hours, instead of 3 and a half......or am I mis-reading that?
     
  10. MattE

    MattE New Member

    That's how it works were I am. It's pretty rare that we get a chance to leave before 3 1/2 hours, but if we do we only get paid what we work, unless we ask for the guarantee.

    And someone mentioned not getting enough hours for the pension. FWIW you have to work 750 hours for it to count as a year. Once I found that out I went back and looked. There's been a year or two I only had around 800. I was never under. But if you do go under, it's pro rated. You get 6 months credit for 375-500 hours, and 9 months credit for 501-749 hours.
     
  11. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    Back in the old days it wasn't pro rated.
    You either worked enough to get a year or you got nothing.
     
  12. rod

    rod #1 on Upstates "list"

    Tell them how tough we had it!
     
  13. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    Is "leaving" the same as being told to leave? Lol.