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Why You Should Not Work At UPS (The Story Of An Unloader)

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tonet aldea (1 day ago)
...uh 0h! hahahahha
Javier Castro (1 day ago)
Hell yea it did. I was a loader for 2 years. 2014-2016
Expert Critic (2 days ago)
UPS or success is not for the weak. Ups is great company. I started at ups a loader at the age of 17 part time. By the age of 21 I was a full time driver making 70 thousand a year. I've been there 18 years and now I make 100 thousand a year. What job pays this kind of money without an college degree?
John Williams (2 days ago)
First of all, Teamsters do NOT recognize production targets such as 1,100 packages per hour (PPH), PERIOD!! Article 37 states "a fair days work for a fair days pay" meaning you come in to work and give what you've got. Same applies to the labels up percentage, it's not contractual so those numbers are nothing more than management trying to hit unmakeable targets given to them from higher ups. Your first 30 days are probationary and you can get released for any reason and cannot grieve through the grievance process. That's why I tell new hires in the orientation that being on time is more important than how hard you work those first 30 days. (I'm a Steward.) You strike me as someone with the stones to push back on management once a member and through probation, that's not a quality that UPS wants to see, they like sheeple. Great commentary and I sure hope you apologized to Bear, dogs are the most loyal and loving things in our lives!
Corey M (9 days ago)
I unloaded for my first year there and sorted for another 5 years before I finally quit. Anyone who says it's easy or you're being a pussy are just trying to over compensate for their tiny penis by trying to prove how tough and mocho they are. That shit is back breaking work, I don't give a fuck how big and tough you think you are.
King Cerf (10 days ago)
Hahaha. Bro is not lying
Jacob Adair (11 days ago)
How did you get fired dumb fuck it's a union job
Jesse Buchanan (12 days ago)
Trailer pig
Michael Pilz (13 days ago)
Bear!!! Stfu!!!!
Michael Pilz (13 days ago)
Did he 💪???? 👀
Susan Slattery (14 days ago)
I know you posted this four years ago. About one year ago I started working at UPS as a part time HR supervisor. It devastates me when my preload + local sort supervisors ax someone I hired in the first week. It is so much work to hire someone. You would not believe all the databases + systems I have to log in to to get someone hired. A lot of those I hire tell me I am the nicest person at UPS they've interacted with. I get all metaphysical during orientations + review Don Miguel Ruiz's Four Agreements with my loaders/unloaders. I'm so sorry you had a bad experience. I tell my package handlers, if you ever feel like you can't talk to someone here, you can always call me, and I give them my personal cell phone number. I wish you had come to work in my facilities.
Nick Levene (17 days ago)
make sure they are facing up...lol
Jose Salazar (17 days ago)
I’m barley starting can’t wait
50d More (19 days ago)
You have to grow up 😂😂😂
Stephanie Jones (20 days ago)
This video makes me feel so much better.
C. w. (21 days ago)
Can I have Bear? And sum pain killers? I’m about to work for UPS 😿
Crawfdawg (23 days ago)
I was 400 lbs when i started lmao. Been there 9 months now. Down to like 340. Its really not that bad. Im one of the best loaders. 600/hr loading.
Luigi luigi (24 days ago)
Truth 100%. They Lie to you, they leave you home 2 days on 5.
thanks ace (26 days ago)
Haha.. Bear But for real, you nailed it tho. I was a pt guy as a 2nd job for 6 months then peaced out! Never looked back
Nuh. Abdulaahi (27 days ago)
Fuck UPS i worked there for two weeks a month later am still waiting for my check!!!!
Gerardo (27 days ago)
LMFAO I loved this video
James Robinson (28 days ago)
Jake you are definitely not a pussy. I worked for u.p.s. back in the 80s while going to school. I think they did you a favor by letting you go. I saw people go on their 10 minute break, on their first day and keep going to their car. I lasted 3 months and quit. That was a small center. 80% turnover rate. Oh and I haven't shipped anything through u.p.s. since. If the customer's could see how they handle packages, they wouldn't either.
Timmy Turner (29 days ago)
Not gonna lie. My dad owns a few ups stores. The unloaders are always bored
Captain Jaber (30 days ago)
For those complaining go and work for AutoZone and see how worse off you are. Fuck AutoZone
Emmanuel Monagan (30 days ago)
The problem with the company isn't the work it's what they pay you the work is too taxing to be only getting paid 10-11$/hr
Houston Texas (30 days ago)
"Shut the fuck up bear, please!" LMFAO!
xo ox (1 month ago)
LMFAO😂😂😂😂😂😂😂🎆🎊🎉 welcome to UPS.
Ayoo (1 month ago)
Its worse when you in chicago working with a bunch of ghetto lazy fucks who come high , rather work at mcds
Ayoo (1 month ago)
This is called "grunt slave work" in 1979 they were getting $10/hr. 2018 its damn near the same shit. Economy went up but the pay didnt. You really are getting underpaid 😂
Isac Urbina (1 month ago)
Fuck UPS
LONER MoNsTeR (1 month ago)
HOLY FVCK And here I thought that it’s only at my facility that shïts ALWAYS like this. Hell, I’ve been working there for 2+ years and they really don’t give a rats ass if you toss stuff, only the manager does. That and the work load is ungodly inhuman. I’ve seen someone break their leg lifting something. To every newcomer, I always say “Welcome to hell”
LONER MoNsTeR (25 days ago)
Unfortunately no, he just took as long as possible off with pay
Ayoo (1 month ago)
Broke his leg? Bet that dude sued the shit outta them😂
Candler Key (1 month ago)
I would have to agree with him. The same thing happened to me. Management sucks. UPS sucks. They just threw me on with only 10% training done
I am alive. (1 month ago)
23 1/2 years at UPS and still going strong....5 more years until retirement. Yeah baby!
Ian Morris (1 month ago)
Poor Bear ;-;
Infinity Cunt (1 month ago)
Hey i just came across your video, i picked up UPS as a second job for about a month pretty recently. God what a mistake that was, ive had some really shitty jobs in the past but none compare to this dumpster fire of a company, without a doubt the absolute worst company i have ever been apart of. No benifits or pay increases for a year (and the pay increase is maybe 25 cents), absolute horseshit expectations on how much work can get done in a 5 hour shift, and like you said in your video they basically just treat you like a body that has no value whatsoever. DO NOT WORK FOR THESE PEOPLE
Jeff Vanter (1 month ago)
The longer you work for UPS, the more you realize that your back and your body are more important than their false sense of superiority.
Jeff Vanter (1 month ago)
Ive worked as a preloader for nearly 3 years and this can be very true. Since you worked for such a short period of time you never got to experience any union protection like I have. The union ensures that everyone gets to work safely and they will flat out tell the company to go fuck them and their numbers.
BigBoysClimbOnBigRing (1 month ago)
Ups, FedEx, usps are all the same btw. Ups at least has union.
Daveyboy _ (1 month ago)
Wow. keepin ' the labels up! thats some Nasa shit right there ! Howd u do it ?
gogogabe9000 (1 month ago)
If you are part of the union you can practically never be fired. Got a warning letter canceled by putting WP under my signature which stands for “with protest” Even if you are not part of the union, you need to physically hand in your badge (which essentially is saying you quit) or receive a warning letter and then and only then after all that will you be fired. Another thing is who told you that you were fired? Your part time supervisor or your full time supervisor? Because if it was the part timer who told you that he has literally 0 jurisdiction over you getting fired or not. This video really is not needed they tell you the job sucks ass up front. You should not be surprised.
Ray Hughes (1 month ago)
Sounds like you might want to take your cat to the local Humane Society.
Timothy Hathaway (1 month ago)
been at ups for 13 years. start times always change......
Chris Shanklin (1 month ago)
Everything he said is spot on.They don’t even really train u.heres what caught my attention tho.If they see u struggling they could easily move u to another station.instead they’ll fire u.Thats why they have tours every week with like 13 people.And they quit or get fired within that week
Chris Shanklin (1 month ago)
He’s not lying.The hours are a joke.
A B (1 month ago)
Come work in the oil fields here in Louisiana we'll make a man out of boy
Luis Padilla (1 month ago)
where you from? is your town huge that it was that busy?
Jesse Santistevan (1 month ago)
Lol sweeet throwing packages too true ahah ahah ahah 🤪
A jay Johnson (1 month ago)
😂😂😂😂😂😂
jakegetscake (1 month ago)
I know the job probably sucked but try staying at a job for awhile. I’ve been in a meat department for 1.5 years now. I started as a wrapper and now I’m lead boneless cutter( behind manager) gone from 10.25$ an hour to 18.00$ in 1.5 years
Ayoo (1 month ago)
Can't compare a chill meat cutter to a fucking grunt slave warehouse job
TheRock aRoonie (1 month ago)
I'm doing it. Pay is 13.25 an hour my area, interview lady said I can get promoted in 1 year now. Fuck it I guess just deal with it and see how it is for at least 1 year
shnoop123 Jimbo (1 month ago)
Mug ass I work a morning gig then do loading and then go to the gym after man up baby
Mark Overfelt (1 month ago)
Lol I was gonna say something mean but your video cracked me the fuck up! I started at UPS 29 years ago this month and I almost walked out on my 2nd day cause unloading an entire 53ft trailer sucked dirty balls but for some reason I kept going back. IRS actually a great job if you get to where I'm at which is Feeders.i finally learned to let their bullshit go in one ear and out the other and laugh at them as I'm cashing my $2,000 a week paycheck and that's bring home after tax and 401k and their insurance is killer and they pay for it. My biggest complaint is the few asshole supervisors I've had over the years almost stomped a mudhole in ones ass 10 years ago but for every one prick there's 3 decent ones. I made $137,000 last year driving an air conditioned truck and get to sleep in my own bed every night unlike most other truckers
iQualify (1 month ago)
First of all.. you’re gorgeous. And for $10 an hour I can do what?? I’m in.
Tribunary _ (1 month ago)
Fuck UPS. Shit job and shit starting pay. Part time wtf gtfo
Mr Smith or is it Jones? (1 month ago)
Jake G Dude, you're foaming at the mouth!
Mark Pirisky (1 month ago)
You should work for Amazon.
Jair Robledo (1 month ago)
Shit I worked at ups at mid night got out delivered my route at dhl Express and after that I would go load at fed ex ground till 10 11 at night then all over again all week sometimes on Saturday your just a little girl
Arthur Honeycutt (1 month ago)
Great it's about time somebody stood up said what they said they fucking thought
RTC 112 (1 month ago)
Remember this my friend, The fat kid wins the race at UPS. I have been there 7 years. There is no need to bust ass for a union and company who treat you like dirt. The more work you put the more they pile on you. The only language they speak is money. Safety as it is thrown around is an empty label. Supervisors have no real power unless you give them any. Part time sups are the scapegoats with no real authority. Anyways i liked your video. Keep your chin up. 👍
Alejandro P (1 month ago)
UPS stands for Under Paid Slaves. I took a job there after retiring from the military. My first Christmas season as a delivery driver was enough to me to quit. They were piling so many packages on my route that I was out there until 10:00 PM every night and still expected to be in at 7 the next morning. I told the manager sorry but I got a life. Even now when I am ordering things for the office I have to tell the vendors please don't ship this order VIA UPS because we need these supplies in the morning. Even with next day delivery UPS won't be here until 8:PM , by then we've all gone home and the security guard will end up signing for the package. They have gotten terrible.
UNCLE SAM (1 month ago)
Manhattan NEW YORK locations are dick asses as well..
Dan Brewer (1 month ago)
I work at UPS as a local sort Supervisor and started in unload. Its not a fun job, hot as fuck, dirty, and exhausting when you work for a smaller hub with crappy equipment. That said, you said you showed up late and by this video, it sounds like you had a bad attitude. Accountability and attitude are the greatest factors in how successful you will be at UPS. If you are genuinely a hard worker, show up everyday on time and just get your part of the job done, then you will move up quickly. UPS pays the best in the industry and has by far the best benefits, anyone watching this, if you are willing to work hard UPS is a fantastic place to make a career.
croc huntas (1 month ago)
From a guy who's cursing out a cat
Matthew Arwood (1 month ago)
Yep! You bust your ass for shit pay and they don't give you breaks until after you are done which is 5 to 6 hours without a break. I was a can loader at the airport.
Ell G (1 month ago)
I’ve worked as a driver helper three years in a row and it’s fucking hard work. Yes it’s sink or swim at ups and it takes years to become a driver
Juan Torres (1 month ago)
ups pays college but its not enought. im like meh join the military pays 100 percent college G I bill
Jackson Murphy (1 month ago)
2 weeks into being a pre loader I was expected to load 4 trucks at a load of 1200+ by myself. Also, look at the weekly schedule they put up, itll give your times...
R Bro (1 month ago)
Worked there 45 years ago at Christmas, while going to school . Four am till eight am , and I see they haven't changed one bit . Make you think you were back on the plantation, finally had enough of the breading and told the superior that if he got in my face one more time , one of us gonna take a ass whooping
Timothy Wong (1 month ago)
Move faster faster faster faster faster
Timothy Wong (1 month ago)
You are not moving fast enough!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh leave Bear alone....pick bear up
YAMBAG84 (1 month ago)
This video is hilarious.
john farera (1 month ago)
😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
Daniel Lander (1 month ago)
Sounds like an attitude problem to me ! 22 years at UPS and I wouldn't want to work any where else.
Ruben Gonzales (1 month ago)
Loading sucks I've been at UPS 4 years I've been a loader an unloader on the main unload and metros the main is a little hard on your body but the package cars is easy shit right now I'm a sorter and that is pretty easy also small sort is easy the air wing where you just load air cans all day that's really easy cake work
Hannah Kapitanich (1 month ago)
I can’t help but laugh, my boyfriend had the exact same experience! In the beginning he was ‘named’ the fastest loader in that group and got a fucking UPS flashlight! Suddenly weeks later two out of three leads were embarrassing the hell out of him each shift about how slow he was and how shitty his walls were. Then they decided to change the time his shifts started... without telling him. Halfway through his shift, his boss was on his ass about the ‘new’ way they do their walls now, when no one had mentioned a thing! He started having severe wrist pain and his boss told him to get over it and sent him to do trailers by himself. 6 months later his wrist is still ruined. Also refused to give him full time until he had worked there for 2+ years??He then switched to a gas station job where he makes the same amount for a 1/4 of the work. Not to mention some shifts were 2 hours, some were 6. Some paychecks were $120, some were $275.
jeremy briggs (1 month ago)
I'm an unloader for UPS.... all we do is take boxes out of the truck and put them on a conveyor belt.... it's not so great but it's not nearly as bad as this guy makes it sound 😂😂😂😂😃😃😃
Alicia Nava (1 month ago)
O.O
Russel Shackleford (1 month ago)
Dude that place really really sucks. So fucking hot and way too much shit
Lita Misery (1 month ago)
I've been a loader for 2 years and i go to my union rep whenever my sup tried me. I bring my cellphone in and have no problems
Kenn Tollens (1 month ago)
I'm glad I watched your video. I'm a 45 year old fatso office worker and thought this job would be good exercise. Seeing how buff you are and having a hard time, I think this job would kill me. Sounds like your manager is a jerk, and they just say the same line over and over. You deserve a higher paying job anyway. They did you a favor. Fuck them
Cat (1 month ago)
My grandson worked at UPS last Christmas. He was a loader & only received 1 hr of training. So you were real lucky to have your week of training. After 6 weeks he was told that he wasn't fast enough too(and the Christmas/ new years day rush was over). So obviously you're not the only one who wasn't fast enough. But from you're video, it sounds like your attitude was probably your real problem. Lol
Jake G (1 month ago)
Nope I'm the quietest person you would ever meet. I don't talk to anyone and follow the rules. Just cause I expressed myself in this video doesn't mean this is my public personality.
frank Zmonster (1 month ago)
T walls anyone??
frank Zmonster (1 month ago)
Haha I used to work as a Loader lol
jose miranda (1 month ago)
I worked there and it was the worst job I ever had. I’m glad amazon is hiring and paying better to deliver packages
Clay Allison (1 month ago)
Everyone is miserable at this job. Expect to be yelled at.
James S (1 month ago)
I’m a supervisor for UPS and I find this video HILARIOUS because a lot of what you’re saying is true, however I hear a lot of bitching and whining here lol 😂 Suck it up buttercup!
Danie Guerrero (1 month ago)
I didn't watch the video because I really dont care. I just want to say this: READ YOUR UNION HANDBOOKS, PEOPLE! I've been there 8 years and no one tells me anything about speed or PPH because it's nowhere in OUR handbook. Work safe, not fast. Work smart, not hard. You only have one back and it shouldn't be lost overexerting yourself because your supervisors want to go home early. Go to your union meetings, read your handbooks, frequent upsers.com. We are union for a reason! Don't let them run you over!!!
Charles Corwin (1 month ago)
Ive loaded for 6 months now they send the panzies and retards to unload in my hub... That should tell you something. Hard work yes. Shitty job yes. Its not as bad as you say it is. Most people including myself work there as a second job just for extra cash and health insurance
Jason Bodden (1 month ago)
Happened to me too!!
Eddy Edwards (1 month ago)
Under Paid Slaves!!!!
Eddy Edwards (1 month ago)
Dude stop yelling at your cat!! Easy with the F bomb. Your 100% right I worked there 15 yrs.. faster faster, they change the start time all the time.. 😂
Dirk Diggler (1 month ago)
I wish I was his age again I would be a monster at ups and banging girl ups drivers. Omg what a whiner
j2times2006 (1 month ago)
Dude that kind of work isn’t for everyone. They did you and themselves a favor by firing you. They could care less about you breaking your back for ten bucks an hour and if you didn’t like the job there’s no reason for you to break your back for ten bucks an hour. Don’t stress it, Move on to a better job and please feed your cat. His name isn’t UPS so dont be mad at him.
D (1 month ago)
thumbs down. you yell at your pet. so quit.
MnCalapati415 (1 month ago)
Been there, done that. Being that its a part time gig, I would work triple shifts. I would unload, sort then load. 6 years of that work was enough for me.
Tdog (1 month ago)
Last time I looked , their was no chain to keep yu their ,, yu applied their , they didn’t chase yu down ..
LITOF25 i (1 month ago)
Almost Every company is like that all they care is about numbers, slavery.
espaghetti99 (1 month ago)
I love Bear!!! God damn it!!!
roundsout155 (1 month ago)
Thanks for the warning you see the ads that they're hiring people all of the time when you see the ad online and in the papers all of the time just as constant running add you know there's something wrong ! with My work experience and 56 years on this planet you see a pattern I'm sure not everybody has a bad experience but a 24-hour running want to add is not a good sign either thanks brother hope you find work !7/25/17 SPOKANE WA !
Bob Sacamano (1 month ago)
Damn, the Mexicans on the corner want $150 -$200 a day for labor. And you have to provide the ride and the tools.