UPS punishes drivers for praying

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  1. Cornbread1

    Cornbread1 Member

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  2. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    beards!
     
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  3. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    they are probably praying every morning hoping preload gets done on time..
     
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  4. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    No offense but I'd like to hear this story from a unbiased news source. I am in total agreement that drivers off the clock should be allowed to participate in this. I'm just skeptical that drivers were fired because of it. I think the site is trying to stir people up with that line.
     
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  5. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    Read the article. Doesn't make sense. The article wasn't very clear on those drivers fired. There has to be much more to this story.
     
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  6. Seriously if this story is true, it's really upsetting. It's not like these guys was handing out Bible's or praying at the PCM.
     
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  7. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    We used to have 4-5 guys that come in early once a week for bible study in the break room. It wasn’t a problem, but stopped when some went to the smart hub.
     
  8. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    We have a few guys that do that here.
     
  9. Sudz

    Sudz Well-Known Member

    Looks like you're right.

    Since then, several drivers with many years’ experience who regularly participated in the prayer meetings have been fired for what appears to be pretextual reasons.


    They weren't fired for praying, but management found something to get them on. But without details, there's no way of knowing if it's related.
     
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  10. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    I disagree.

    It's one thing if a couple of drivers want to have a little prayer before work in the parking lot next to their cars, or in a corner of a break room, I think that's okay.

    But, the employer should definitely not allow big groups of people to have prayer meeting in public places on their property, such as the parking lot or break room.

    This could be intimidating and or harassing to other employees.

    I think the employer should offer a private area, such as a conference room or meeting room, where these employees can gather to have their morning prayers without intimidating or harassing others.
     
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  11. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    Meet off property. Problem solved.
     
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  12. eats packages

    eats packages Low elevation homes, hoping for flood.

    What's the difference between PCM and prayer group?
     
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  13. jimdandy3

    jimdandy3 WTC 7 didn't kill itself

    God might listen to you. Supervisors never will.
     
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  14. Boywondr

    Boywondr The truth never changes.

    Both trying to shift liability?
     
  15. Boywondr

    Boywondr The truth never changes.

    No snake handling by the oms?
    Come on.
     
  16. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Just a turd

    You're being paid for PCM, and it is related to work
     
  17. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    Well, that's not even a little bit funny!
     
  18. Wrong

    Wrong :))

    What I prayed in the parking lot!
    You can’t fire me now or I’ll sue!

    Good luck with this non-sense, Christians are such crybabies.
     
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  19. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Prayer and Religion have zero place at work.
     
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