What happens with layoffs?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Robretro, Dec 16, 2018.

  1. Robretro

    Robretro Member

    I’ve never been around when there are layoffs. What happens? Is it part timers first? Do you lose insurance? Do you get unemployment? Thanks
  2. rod

    rod #1 on Upstates "list"

    If you qualify file for unemployment the first day you are let go. Otherwise there are other job openings everywhere
  3. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    If you have TeamCare you need 1 punch per week to keep benefits. You can use an option day or vacation to get it.

    If you have seniority you can bump the lowest person working to get hours...
  4. Robretro

    Robretro Member

    Hope I don’t have to use my vacation time to keep insurance. I got no time off this year, looking forward to that week lol
  5. Elmo.goes.to.prom

    Elmo.goes.to.prom Active Member

    Are you on the bottom of the totem pole?

    In my building plenty of seniority employees take a voluntary layoff.
  6. Pizza

    Pizza BrownCafer of the Month

    You a PT cover driver?

    If so you will be back in the building for a bit.
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  7. Robretro

    Robretro Member

    Yes, and lowest on the totem pole
  8. Robretro

    Robretro Member

    Yes, very bottom. Barely on the pole at all
  9. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

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  10. You might want to rephrase that. LMAO
  11. JustDeliverIt

    JustDeliverIt Active Member

    Or maybe he said it exactly how he meant!!
  12. It gave me a good laugh.
  13. JustDeliverIt

    JustDeliverIt Active Member

    Me too. To each their own.
  14. Better hope that @Indecisi0n doesn't see this.
  15. JustDeliverIt

    JustDeliverIt Active Member

    His own little Christmas miracle!!
  16. eats packages

    eats packages I have depth perception issues

    Complete layoffs are based on total PT/FT seniority . You can very likely bump PT sorts/preload since there are hundereds of people with less than a few month's seniority.
    This only ever happens in small centers but there can be cases where every PT has worked longer than you and in this case a FT cannot bump PT.
  17. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

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  19. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    WTH u do to your cat? That is the saddest looking animal I ever saw!
  20. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    Took away the catnip.