Unknowingly scraped a random car (Stay On Topic)

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Quirius, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. Quirius

    Quirius New Member

    hi! My fiancé was placed on a 3 day suspension right before he was supposed to make book because he didn’t report a scratch to another car unbeknownst to him. He’s a hard worker and performs well daily and always gets amazing feedback. Is It likely they will fire him and not let him continue as a driver? It’s been 3 days and he still doesn’t know his status. I’ve encouraged him to keep asking but he feels very discouraged . What is the proper procedure for this? Please help.
     
  2. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    There is a lot missing from this story. I think your Fiancé is not telling you the whole story.

    First it sounds like he was discharged not suspended. To my knowledge they can't suspended you right away and without a warning letter.
     
  3. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Hasn't made book.
    So he can be Terminated for any reason.
     
  4. Brownslave688

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

    If you’re in your 30 they can pretty much do whatever they want right
     
  5. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    They still have to follow the contract to a point though.

    If he's a off the street hire then he's probably terminated.

    If he's a inside employee, he should be either terminated for dishonesty or back inside loading trucks.


    They wouldn't just do a 3 day suspension out of no where. So I think he's hoping for the best and telling his girl what he hopes will happen.
     
  6. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Yes but not suspended. That's my point. I believe he's been terminated and is telling her its just a suspension. I'm also guessing it was more then a scratch.
     
  7. Quirius

    Quirius New Member

    He’s an inside employee. He’s in the union for another position just not this one. He was a few days shy from being in the union for this position.
     
  8. Quirius

    Quirius New Member

    He wasn’t discharged. He’s still employed but it’s under investigation.
     
  9. Quirius

    Quirius New Member

    He’s in the union for another position just not this one.
     
  10. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    In 35+ years I've never heard it explained like this.
     
  11. Sounds like he is a loader trying to qualify as a driver.
     
  12. Quirius

    Quirius New Member

    Right, was a loader. Started driving. A few days shy from getting into the union for the drivers.
     
  13. Same union. He just has to qualify. Unfortunately he will not qualify with an accident.
     
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  14. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Number 1 rule for your first 30 days.

    Don't hit nuthin'
     
  15. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Is that what his management team is calling it? A scratch?
     
  16. Quirius

    Quirius New Member

    He passed 30 days. He tells me it’s 40?
     
  17. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    Is "another car" a UPS vehicle or someone on a public street?
     
  18. Quirius

    Quirius New Member

    Yes his mgmt is calling it a scratch. He said they brought it to his attention because someone called it in. He didn’t know until they said something to him.
     
  19. Quirius

    Quirius New Member

    Someone on public street
     
  20. Quirius

    Quirius New Member

    Ugh that sucks, it was just a scratch. I’m sure that’s a common thing with these big ol trucks. I understand being reprimanded but not qualifying is a big punishment for something as small as a scratch.