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How do I contact a OM regarding flex up

Discussion in 'Distribution Centers' started by PennylessMan, Jul 13, 2016.

  1. PennylessMan

    PennylessMan New Member

    I was scheduled for mandatory flex up, but I put my name on the flex down list. When I called the info line it says "flex up for B-1 has been approved for "John Smith", and "Joe Smith", but doesn't say anything about flex down.

    Does this mean I still have to come in?
  2. Hardlinesmaster

    Hardlinesmaster Well-Known Member

  3. PennylessMan

    PennylessMan New Member

    I got ahold of someone, never mind :)
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  4. Kezz

    Kezz Member

    Yeah, the call-in line has to specifically say flex down or pre-approved flex down. If you sign flex-down before the weekly staffing called is made then you're considered "pre-approved".
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  5. smashandthrash

    smashandthrash The Baddest RC Driver in The West

    I have a question.

    If you sign up for either flex up or flex down the week before, I noticed that they change out the sheet in the book to a printed number in the day by your name. If you are pre-approved, the number is colored (at least at my DC).

    If you are not highlighted, can you change your preference (white out) even if there is a printed number for a certain day? Or are you still considered pre-approved and have to come in (or stay home!) if voluntary is approved for that day?

    Does it only affect the weekly staffing call and not the daily one?
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2017 at 9:11 PM