Terminated for burning packages

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Mario Torres, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. LvUPS12345

    LvUPS12345 New Member

    I was terminated today for missed packages. I have done this previously before but was never issued a warning letter or suspension for it. What’s the chance the union and I could win this case to get my job back
     
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2018
  2. silverbullet2893

    silverbullet2893 Great job!


    Change your username.




    and @CoolStoryBro !!!
     
  3. SanguiniusII

    SanguiniusII Member

    So did you use a lighter or was there a gas can involved?
     
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  4. Thead Shi

    Thead Shi Member

    Did you notify your supervisor that the package was generating smoke after you have secured your vehicle in a safe area and then left said area?
     
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  5. Brisket

    Brisket Active Member

    Ok.
     
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  6. scooby0048

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    How many times do you think you would be able to miss sht and not have a problem?
     
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  7. LvUPS12345

    LvUPS12345 New Member

    This would be my 3rd time
     
  8. Thead Shi

    Thead Shi Member

    Out of curiosity were you told to come back to the center and mark the packages missed or did you come back yourself and determine its too late to deliver? Business after 5 or resi? Nda? Was it on perfect service monday???
     
  9. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Did you tell anyone you'd have missed?
     
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  10. CoolStoryBro

    CoolStoryBro Active Member

    This falls under "proven dishonesty." They do not need to follow progressive discipline (warning, suspension then discharge). They can get rid of you without the possibility of you getting your job back if they have sufficient evidence. If they really like you then you might have a chance of getting your job back.

    COOL STORY BRO
     
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  11. LeftRS1

    LeftRS1 One of those Millennials Drivers

    Can you get your job back? Possibly
    Will you? Dunno
    Did you sheet them or did you just bring them back?
    Did you send a message asking for help?
    Was this the third time in a recent timeframe?
     
  12. scooby0048

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    Then they should bounce your ass like a superball
     
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  13. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Wow--we had a driver who would eat the contents of a package if it was edible but I've never heard of anyone burning them.
     
  14. silverbullet2893

    silverbullet2893 Great job!

    Now you’re gonna hurt feelings! Lol
     
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  15. scooby0048

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    I have not been known to hurt feelings but I have been called a pretty good hug giver!
     
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  16. LvUPS12345

    LvUPS12345 New Member

    I came back and put the packages at the clerk table because the business was too late to deliver
     
  17. LeftRS1

    LeftRS1 One of those Millennials Drivers

    You expected the Clerk to fix your problem??
    Did you speak with him/her or just walk away all three times?
     
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  18. LvUPS12345

    LvUPS12345 New Member

    Just left the packages there called sup to let him know. Came in next day terminated
     
  19. CoolStoryBro

    CoolStoryBro Active Member


    They can straight up fire you for this.

    Do they like you? Do you bonus on routes? Do you run and skip your breaks? probably not if you have missed businesses.
    If you are slow and they don't treat you well then this is their opportunity to get rid of you. if you are a crazy runner and burn up routes with major bonus then they will probably let it slide.

    Your actions show that you are either not very smart or there is a serious training issue and you legitimately don't know proper procedures. Which is it?
     
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  20. Thead Shi

    Thead Shi Member

    Sucks asking for help when behind and it sucks running those gosh darn PACKAGES THAT WERE ON THE WRONG SHELF back out to there destination you past 15 miles ago.. but not delivering packages you know you have is a big no no. Found that out pretty early on myself so always cover your ass and let them know. Did not happen 3 times though so best of luck to you.