Voluntary Demotion

Discussion in 'UPS Partners' started by drbrownsox, Oct 28, 2019.

  1. drbrownsox

    drbrownsox Member

    Has anyone been involved with voluntarily taking a step down? Just curious to see if there is a corporate policy or something each district handles differently.
  2. RetiredIE

    RetiredIE Member

    I've seen people demoted for cause, but I have never heard of someone being asked to please take a demotion. What is the motivation? I've seen people get promoted who weren't ready and struggled. Often, these individuals were moved around to get more experience, but it was rare to see them get demoted.
  3. PappyLand

    PappyLand Active Member

    I’ve heard of center managers demoting them self’s to tech jobs.
  4. RetiredIE

    RetiredIE Member

    In retrospect, I can definitely see that. I was in operations in the late 1980's. One supervisor per every 20 drivers. Somewhat "normal" work hours. Today, operations is a completely different work environment than what I was in.
  5. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    *queue zaney circus music*
  6. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    There are several drivers that have demoted themselves to management here .
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  7. bowhnterdon

    bowhnterdon Active Member

    I have seen a couple make it to Division,and ask to be bumped back down. Heard they keep their same Division pay,but I have a hard time believing that
  8. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    We had a Labor Manager that was demoted to Preload Manager and then demoted to On Car Sup. Several Center Managers demoted to On Car Sups.
  9. Method Mensch

    Method Mensch Member

  10. drbrownsox

    drbrownsox Member

    Manager level is absolute insanity right now. Factoring in paid day, managers make less than on-car supervisors. Pretty much a standard 14 hours at work not including the BS that follows you home.
  11. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    I'd be curious to know how many "managers" at UPS have any form of higher education. (For instance- a college degree). Lol.
  12. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    Our center manager only has a high school diploma, and is in the line at the buffet by 4pm every day. On roads stay till about 430.
  13. Popeye

    Popeye Active Member

    I’m retired now, but I have 2 masters degrees.
  14. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    Ok- so there's one. Lol.
  15. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    So- do any "elected officials" join him at the buffet? Lol.
  16. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    Staff level labor manager to center manager they call it lateral movement.
  17. Gipsee

    Gipsee Member

    I left but I have a bachelors and 2 associates.
  18. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    There's two. Lol.
  19. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

    And neither work for UPS
  20. Gipsee

    Gipsee Member

    Touche' lol
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