Wrongfully terminated, what do I do?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Asher513, May 15, 2020.

  1. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I got COVID19 advance notice.
  2. Martini

    Martini Member

    That's what I was thinking.

    If you called your Supervisor to let them know you were sick and not just plain old sick, but that you had symptoms of the virus, I guarantee that you wouldn't have received any letter or disciplinary action of any kind.

    With all the publicity this virus is receiving, I highly doubt that any employer would deny their employees time to get well.

    Isn't it the law to stay home if you have symptoms?

    You aren't telling this forum the whole story.
  3. Martini

    Martini Member

    First of all, you can't send an email for something as serious as this virus. Some people check their email once a week or less.

    Second, you should have called and texted and called and texted a Part-time Supervisor (if you're fairly new, this is the person you probably have had contact with the most during your shift), not some human resources person in some far away office that you've only met once and probably doesn't even remember who you are. Common sense.

    Finally, you should have called and texted and called and texted until someone got back to you.
  4. Asher513

    Asher513 New Member

    The human resource office is directly across from my work and they do know me. And I was told to email them. Regardless, everything's been delt with and I'm back to work. I have since gotten my supervisors numbers thankfully. Thank you!
  5. Asher513

    Asher513 New Member

    I did a few days after coming back and kept working until they put me back on.
  6. Asher513

    Asher513 New Member

    My partner has a heart condition calleds tachycardia and we were discussing a possible quarantine because of the risk. Not knowing how this mew thing worked we agreed on giving advanced notice just in case and in the following weeks use extra precaution.
  7. Asher513

    Asher513 New Member

    Just replied to something similar. My partner has supraventricular tachycardia. I didn't want to go into quarentine but it was necessary in case I was asymptomatic. We have had 30 cases in our building since march.
  8. Asher513

    Asher513 New Member

    Thank you for saying that. I got in contact with my BA and everything has been sorted out. I just didn't know how to handle the situation because it's brand new and has hit us all unexpectedly. I've never lived through a pandemic and nothing was ever explained on how to handle something like this. So I'm really glad I was able to use the time to get tested and disinfect my apartment.
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  9. 11.19igrad

    11.19igrad Member

    Oh. Ohh. Ooohhhh.
    :censored2:. Hope someone can help her.
  10. MenInBrown

    MenInBrown Well-Known Member

    we had a guy at our center do that, and he’s still working. He got 2 weeks off not paid.
  11. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    And I'm sure there's more than one in the country that did this and didn't lose their job. But like I said, you can't do it and expect to keep your job.
  12. MenInBrown

    MenInBrown Well-Known Member

    I found out our guy used fmla. So if you want to self quarantine you must go through fmla.
  13. Boywondr

    Boywondr The truth never changes.


    Sounds like a lot of confusion since March.
    If the same contracted company is handling this communication as handles other STD issues, fmla, and unpaid time off I will say "Good luck".

    They may even handle the processing of our paychecks by the way they're often screwed up.:furious:
  14. MenInBrown

    MenInBrown Well-Known Member

    Do you have to test positive? Heard one person got tested and the health department told him he could not return to work until test results came back. Isn’t that the same as being quarantined?