UPS Socks

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Shifting Contents, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. Shifting Contents

    Shifting Contents Most Help Needed

    Just ordered some. Wanna know where I got them?

    Seriously, why are they so freaking expensive?

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  2. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut This Is The Last Stop

    NDA on the socks is $95 lol.
  3. ArcherUTR

    ArcherUTR Active Member

    I've never received more compliments while working than on my UPS socks. I dig them, sucks we gotta pay for them.

    My hub bitches, but doesn't enforce them. Can they enforce them?
  4. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    When it's the flavor of the month, but just to put you in check so you won't speak up about something.
  5. ArcherUTR

    ArcherUTR Active Member

    I meant can the contractually enforce if someone grieves discipline over non-supplied uniform. Will it win in the grievance process according to the contract?

    Similar question about tattoos. I've got none. But at my hub some people cover, some don't.
  6. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj pensioner

    The reason socks are so expensive is a know-it-all poster here gets a piece of the action .

    CHALLY9TX Active Member

    Can't grieve discipline over socks. Tattoos need to be covered but some CMs are more lax than others.

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    CHALLY9TX Active Member

    Plus socks are tax deductible LOL

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  9. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    Pick your battles, I don't think the local will back you, if you don't have tats, let that one go. If your a steward you will have to participate, but don't get drawn into that one unless you have to.
  10. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    From Indecisi0n's website?
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  11. The last socks I ordered were very comfortable. My daughter really liked them and insisted that she needed to wear them to bed every night. She also likes to go to bed in a ups stocking cap. She's so cute I can't say no to her. So let's just say it's hard for me to get socks somedays in the summer. Hard knock life! :)
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  12. Future

    Future Victory Ride

    No Starch ever needed!
  13. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Sock threads should be quarantined.
  14. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I use natural starch like material to help preserve the Ozone layer.
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  15. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    The socks are expensive because they aren't produced on economies of scale thus we pay more.
  16. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Not really true. There were some places making limited runs of copies of UPS socks and selling them for far less so it is definitely not an economies of scale issue.
  17. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    It is more of a "captive audience" issue.

    $6 for a pair of socks? Really??
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  18. Hoping the 6 pack I bought last my whole career.

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  19. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    You have to talk the wife into wearing just the socks.
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  20. Nostromo

    Nostromo Member


    I'll be sporting this very soon :P

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