Dock start time

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  1. westdriver

    westdriver Member

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    Dock supervisor calls us in for a 430 start, tells us not to punch in until 630,so we sit there for 2 hours without pay
    What exactly is policy , this happens quite a bit and am unsure how to proceed
     
  2. SwampRatt

    SwampRatt Well-Known Member

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    I can't tell you the policy, as it relates to dock workers, or part time, but... That is unacceptable, regardless of the policy, IMO. Unless or course, every effort was made to notify you of a delayed start time, long before your arrival.

    An immediate call to H/R should be able to correct and/or clarify that. There is a process to edit your time if deemed necessary.

    Make the call. It never hurts to ask the question. Then let us know the result.
     
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  3. CenturyClass

    CenturyClass Lead-side Recruit

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    Before you go outside your chain of command, why not ask the supervisor what's the deal. If that doesnt work, ask the SCM, and if those fail call HR.
     
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  4. Big Dave

    Big Dave What?! A low bridge and boardwalk at same time?!!

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    There better be some breakfast burritos and donuts and lots of coffee for me in the break room....
     
  5. Redracer3136

    Redracer3136 BANNED

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    You gonna save a few of those breakfast burritos for Kabayo or do they give him the walking farts??
     
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  6. Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium Well-Known Member

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    If doing all of the above starting at the bottom doesn't produce the appropriate reaction, the state department of labor should be able to straighten that out.
     
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  7. Freight Crusher

    Freight Crusher Active Member

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    I wouldn't ask anyone at the local center. Call human resources today. I'd imagine it is against policy and if so why let it go on another day.
     
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  8. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Hot girly thread photographer

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    And a car wash for your hat too!!!!
     
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  9. Trucker 206

    Trucker 206 Well-Known Member

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    Why in hell do they want you in so early? And then tell you to cool your jets for two hours? Try this next time: "Oops, sorry...but I punched in at 4:30"
     
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  10. Knucklehead

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    Gee west driver..cannot believe they are doing this to you guys..probably want to be sure you are there on-time..cant miss that GATE. When I worked there you went on delay as soon as you passed your gate time so just charge them for it. I would say if they want you there at 4:30 then your gate must be 5:00, after all you still only have .30 to pretrip and hook. If that doesn't work, maybe you can transfer to that special terminal north of you..that SCM would never do that to his line drivers...
     
  11. Freight Crusher

    Freight Crusher Active Member

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    How did your phone call with Human Resources work out?
     
  12. Freight Crusher

    Freight Crusher Active Member

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    I SAID, HOW DID YOUR PHONE CALL WITH HUMAN RESOURCES WORK OUT?
     
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  13. Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium Well-Known Member

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    Maybe you should use bold and a larger font.
     
  14. johndeere4020

    johndeere4020 Well-Known Member

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    Or refer to yourself in the third person!
     
  15. Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium Well-Known Member

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    You talkin to RC?
     
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  16. johndeere4020

    johndeere4020 Well-Known Member

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    Did I quote you?
     
  17. Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium Well-Known Member

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    Nope, RC just thought you were more confused than usual.
     
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  18. johndeere4020

    johndeere4020 Well-Known Member

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    Nope I'm usually pretty clear headed. Except on the concept of bing proud of being a jerk, that's kind odd to me.
     
  19. Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium Well-Known Member

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    Which is odder?
    Recognizing what you are or referring to yourself as a farm implement?
     
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  20. johndeere4020

    johndeere4020 Well-Known Member

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    Being proud of being a jerk is definitely odder, and a tractor isn't an implement.
     
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