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Work Hard, Break Harder

My supervisor has been in trouble a few times for not allowing meal breaks or a 10 minute break in general. She keep explaining to me about the tasks that I was going to complete. You know, the tasks that are so easy that she can do it herself but she chooses not to? Since I was overdue for a short 10 minute break, I told her I needed to go on break. She continues to explain the task to me, and I repeated myself that I needed to go on break. She screams that she heard me the first time. Ok, so you if heard me the first time, then don’t continue to talk to me about work. No wonder her husband left her. And no wonder people at my job hate her. 

Well, time to go file a complaint with the government so she can get a notice in the mail for violating meal breaks…again! 

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Bad Bad Work Ethics

So my supervisor seriously delegates all her responsibilities to me, so she doesn’t hold herself accountable if something goes wrong. I noticed that within the older generation that I’ve worked with. And they bash us younger generation for lack of appreciation for our jobs, but from observation, I find that we work much harder to prove ourselves. There’s a woman I worked with, who would pass on all her difficult cases to other staff. Her age is early 40s. Someone would walk away from their desk, and she takes her challenging cases, and puts it on that persons desk while they’re gone. Same goes for my supervisor. She’ll have me make calls to Directors, Investors, etc, because she doesn’t want to bear the responsibility herself. Fortunately for me, the important people like me because I’m not a problem.

Another thing that my supervisor did is that she sent an email to upper management stating that work is done, while I was in the process of doing data entry, and the truth is it wasn’t done. An employee that she copied an email to informed me about this. So I forwarded the email that she received from my supervisor, to her SUPERVISOR, and stated that work was never done in the first place, but I’m working on it, and it’ll be completed by deadline. My supervisor saw that, and she tells me to next time don’t send any emails to her supervisor, let her do it. 

So are all old white women this unethical and lazy?? 

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Economy, Life, Politics, Uncategorized, Work

The Owner’s Pet

I worked for an owner of an extremely small company a few years back. On the first day of the job, she had me sign a lunch waiver form, so I had days where I worked a whole 8 hours (or more) without a full lunch break. She was also extremely cheap. There was only a staff of 4, and she never gave us health insurance, but stated she provides “disability insurance” just in case we get injured. This was all on minimum wage salary.

We were also her dog watcher, which was not part of my job description. No where in her job posted did she say “must be comfortable with animals”. One day, her dog urinated all over the kitchen, and when I informed her, the response was “SO WHAT, THEN CLEAN UP THE MESS”. Then she proceeds to tell me I don’t have a good work ethic before I didn’t clean up her dogs mess on the spot.

Am I in the wrong?

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