Thoughts on working Sunday Dec. 21st

Discussion in 'UPS Partners' started by UPS1907, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. UPS1907

    UPS1907 Member

    Sorry, I mean 21st. How did this happen? Is this corporate wide?
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  2. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Did corporate get Sunday moved to the 20th this year? :yawn2:
  3. UPS1907

    UPS1907 Member

    My bad. Sunday the 21st. Point is full operation on SUNDAY!
  4. FEGuy

    FEGuy Member

    Hmm, did you not see any of the terrible press UPS got last year at peak? Now, most of us realize that it wasn't really UPS's fault, but the impression that it was our fault certainly got planted by some of our big customers.
    Did you think that UPS was going to allow that to happen again? One of the ways is by working on the 21st.
  5. Operational needs

    Operational needs Non desistas. Non exieras.

    If it's any consolation, your counterparts at FedEx Express will be working that day also. :)
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    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    Also the USPS
  7. UPS1907

    UPS1907 Member

    Looks like another big bonus day like Black Friday for the drivers. That's about $2000 for TWO days work.
    I wonder how upper management will spin it for the operations folks who get the shaft again.

    Every time you think UPS reaches the ceiling with not giving a s*h**t about management, they seem to dig a little deeper and find more ways to show how much they really don't care.

    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    Devil's Advocate :

    If they decided to not work Sunday and we got destroyed M-W, you would come on here and bitch that they were cheap and they didn't learn from last year.
  9. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    We are getting paid straight time, time and a half or double time, depending upon your supplement. Sunday is not a holiday so there is no holiday pay. It will be a nice payday but nothing like Black Friday was.
  10. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Double time,here. and zero time,for management. Boo hoo.

    I feel bad....NOT!
  11. Come on they love you.
  12. GoForBroke

    GoForBroke New Member

    Our preload had a full sort the last 2 Sunday's, and this one coming up. We are doing some big retail pick ups. But no deliveries.

    Are you guys rolling anything?
  13. oldupsman

    oldupsman Well-Known Member

    Just saw a package car driver from my old building today. They have no plans to work Sat. or Sun.
    Obviously it's not nationwide.
  14. upsbeernut

    upsbeernut Sometimes I feel like a nut, sometimes i dont.

    Its not, volunteer basis down here in Atlanta on Saturday with air stops only, not sure why they can't throw ground in there with it. I want double time but that's not gonna happen and its gonna rain so I might just sleep in and the hell with that extra 200
  15. upsbeernut

    upsbeernut Sometimes I feel like a nut, sometimes i dont.

    This Sunday down here is gonna be 6major pickups only in this center. They need 3 people. This hub has 5 centers and 350drivers so I guess a total of 20for the whole building.
  16. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    Well it looks like we were successful over the last 3 weeks.

    We will be working the Friday after thanksgiving and at least 1 Sunday every December (delivery) going forward.

    Another reason to love online shopping.
  17. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Speak for yourself. Im not working Sunday,period.
  18. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Yup drinking and watching my Cowboys, PHUCQK WORK TODAY lol.
  19. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    No one missed you anyway...
  20. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Love you too!
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