Thanksgiving Week

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by LateAir21, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. LateAir21

    LateAir21 New Member

    The week of Thanksgiving do we get paid on that Wednesday or how does that work since the banks will be closed that day I forgot how it happened last year
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

  3. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    When holidays fall on a Friday, direct deposit will usually be in the bank by Thursday.

    No idea what neanderthals do with paper checks.
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  4. MendozaJ

    MendozaJ Active Member

    If your normal pay day falls on a bank holiday, you will be paid the day before.
  5. sly

    sly New Member

    I have a question. My hire date was Nov. 17 2014. Will I get paid for thanksgiving? Or is it a year from my seniority date?
  6. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    when we were off on friday we would get our checks on wed of thanksgiving week.
  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Right but they were still dated for Friday.
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  9. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    Yes, I believe this is the same for every local, but your seniority date IS your hire date, not the day you made it in the union.

    So unless you're in an obscure one, you will get holiday pay for Thanksgiving.
  10. Anthonysg0113

    Anthonysg0113 Active Member

    You will get paid on Friday. Banks are only closed Thanksgiving Day. Banks are open Friday. Some people buy cars and stuff like that on Black Friday. It would be nice to get paid on that Wednesday.
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  11. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I stash my live check in my sock drawer with the rest of them.
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  12. hexmurph

    hexmurph New Member

    if you get a paper check you will get it on wedsday
  13. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    I used to do that too, just to make sure UPS's checking account wouldn't balance. lol
  14. Brownslave688

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

  15. Kae3106

    Kae3106 Active Member

    Payroll will be completed on Tuesday and checks will be sent out to arrive in the centers on Wednesday. If your normal check date is Thursday, it will be dated for Wednesday. If your normal check date is Friday, it will be dated for Friday. Some banks may choose to make the direct deposits available earlier but that is up to the bank, not UPS.
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  16. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    At least in my area, Wells Fargo is one of these banks, last year all of TG, XMas, and New Years fell on Thursday, money was in my account and accessible the Wednesday before the holiday for all three.

    Not sure if thats a national Wells Fargo deal or just my area, but it's a least one of the banks who will get your money early (and checks are dated for Friday, not Thursday here).
  17. AKCoverMan

    AKCoverMan Active Member

    Yes but Friday after Thanksgiving is NOT a banking holiday. Thanksgiving day is, but Friday is a banking day. I think it has to do with banks not being allowed to be closed more than three days in a row..something coming out of the depression era and a run on banks.
  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    It has to do with the fact that Black Friday is NOT a holiday.
  19. MendozaJ

    MendozaJ Active Member

    Exactly my point. The OP didn't specify which day he normally gets paid. Some people get paid Thursday. Some people get paid Friday. Therefore, some people will get paid on Wednesday for this week.
  20. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Need me to spot you some cash?