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Boss denies employee's leave because they've "used too much" of their "unlimited" PTO: 'I'm going anyways'

Just when you think employers and managers might actually be instating policy with their workers best interest in mind you find yourself, yet again, disappointed. When I had heard that some employers were offering “unlimited” leave as a interest, understanding that a happy, motivated, and healthy workforce with a passion for their work is far more productive and creative than
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Entitled honeymooner husband leaves his new wife in economy during a long-haul flight, expects man to give up his seat

‘He [took] the upgrade instead of sitting with his wife’: Man refuses to give up premium economy seat for entitled husband's new wife, offers to sell it to him instead

Excuse me, sir. I paid for this seat!
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Boss cuts back on overtime pay, employee rebels by cutting back on excess work: 'I'm not working overtime unless I get paid'

Boss cuts back on overtime pay, employee rebels by cutting back on excess work: 'I'm not working overtime unless I get paid'

Employees who regularly work expected overtime as part of the job come to rely on that money to earn their living. Time is money and money is time, right? So what happens when employers can't seem to afford that overtime payment but somehow maintain the expectations that employees should be completing that extra work? Well, if the employees are empowered enough, then they should let their bosses know the simple and fair truth: if employees must say goodbye to that money, then their employees mu…
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'Never let someone tell you how much you are worth': Loyal employee gets denied raise and then finds her position listed on a job site, quits on the spot and gets $30k more

'Never let someone tell you how much you are worth': Loyal employee gets denied raise and then finds her position listed on a job site, quits on the spot and gets $30k more

This is your sign to ask for that raise, and don't you dare lowball yourself!
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20+ Hilarious work fails these employees made on the job: 'I felt like such an idiot'

Have you ever messed up at work before? A lot of us have, whether we let a project slip through the cracks, forgot we had to give a presentation, or even forgot to mute our mics during a video call. We're human; it happens. But what about a fail so bad your coworkers still bring it up years later? Or a work fail so embarrassing you had no choice but to change jobs? These are the kinds of mistakes that become office legends, the stories that get told and retold at every company gathering. Imagin…
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'He brought down the wrath of the fire inspector': Tenant gets back at landlord for insisting they get a pro to install a smoke detector

'He brought down the wrath of the fire inspector': Tenant gets back at landlord for insisting they get a pro to install a smoke detector

In case no one's reminded you recently, go ahead and test the batteries in your smoke alarms ! Don't roll your eyes: it seems minor, but it could save your life. You might not need to check your smoke detector if it goes off every single time you cook. Then you know it's working! But heaven forbid there was ever a fire in the middle of the night, that detector would be loud enough to wake you so you could get outside to safety. It's not the kind of thing you should neglect, as u/tdlm40 knows af…
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Arrogant hiring manager gives unsolicited advice following job candidate's application withdrawal: 'Accepting only easy opportunities is probably not going to take you as far'

Arrogant hiring manager gives unsolicited advice following job candidate's application withdrawal: 'Accepting only easy opportunities is probably not going to take you as far'

There cannot be many folks out there who enjoy receiving unwanted feedback. This hiring manager thought it was a good idea to respond to a job candidate's request to withdraw an application by giving them a completely uncalled-for lecture about what it takes to be a good manager and how to navigate a professional career successfully. As many folks in the comments section pointed out, the truth of the matter is that the interviewer has clearly been having trouble filling a property management po…
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'Exam time starts and I whip out my 3D glasses': Determined student creates masterful workaround for teacher's test-taking rule

Admittedly, this is probably the coolest way you could cheat on a test . It's certainly out of the ordinary! Students are endlessly inventive when it comes to their schoolwork. These days, kids are using the internet to guide them to the right answers and to write the perfect papers for them. But before that, they had to get creative with just a pen and paper. U/Sarcastic_Otter had a high school teacher back in the 1980s who was kind enough to let students bring a 3x5 notecard full of notes to…
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Neighbor builds eight-foot fence after entitled Karen complains to the HOA about her lawn: 'If it bugs you that much, you're more than welcome to do the work'

Neighbor builds eight-foot fence after entitled Karen complains to the HOA about her lawn: 'If it bugs you that much, you're more than welcome to do the work'

It's hard to imagine caring so much about the look of a neighbor's backyard that one feels the need to stir up drama. This entitled Karen essentially used their neighbor's adjacent backyard as their own frequently and without any complaint from the neighbor. However, after the neighbor caught a cold and needed to remain in bed for a week, the entitled Karen started having major issues with the status of her neighbor's lawn, so much so that she decided to call the HOA about it. Here is a rare in…
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Angry neighbor gets upset when man mows his lawn during reasonable, neighbor gets the karma she deserves

Man's neighbor threatens to call police for mowing his lawn, so he stops mowing their side of the yard: ‘I said it's too loud and I might get in trouble"

"Daughter dearest" gets the karma she deserves.
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‘To think they [felt] entitled to MY money is beyond me’: Plotting roommates try to dupe third roommate out of her $2,300 security deposit return, turns the dupe on them instead

‘To think they [felt] entitled to MY money is beyond me’: Plotting roommates try to dupe third roommate out of her $2,370 security deposit return, turns the dupe on them instead

“Just because you don’t get along with someone doesn’t mean you can steal from them kiddos!!! Careful who you live with…”
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'Answer each and every email with "got it"': Boss insists that employee change the "upsetting" tone of their emails

'Answer each and every email with "got it"': Boss insists that employee change the "upsetting" tone of their emails

Email etiquette changes everywhere you go. Politeness is key, of course. But at some workplaces, emails have to be answered in a highly specific way, even if the employees think it's ridiculous. Up next, these goofy goobers are some real dummies according to their friends, like one person whose coworker wouldn't drink water, ever, because “ water makes you rust .”
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'This is [not] a scheduled absence': Boss's attitude towards barista over the passing of their beloved dog sparks controversy online

Pets are family, they always have been and always will be—but are especially so for the generations of young (and aging) adults who can't afford and wouldn't have the financial security to start a family and have human children of their own—even if they wanted to. The reality is that, for a lot of people, their pets are the closest family and maybe even the only family that they will ever have. They are treasured closely, and the loss of one is always tragic… With that in mind, members of this…
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‘You want a ride? This is the one you’re getting': Sister takes a scenic route to teach her entitled little brother a lesson after he repeatedly demands a ride home from work

Sibling relationships can be a little complicated sometimes. There's a moment in every sibling relationship where sisterly obligation overlaps with the 'oh-heck-no' clause–and for some siblings who like to push the limits of their family's patience, this delicate dynamic can quickly descend into a hard-earned life lesson at the hands of malicious compliance.
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New IT hire forced to take control of the whole system after entire team quits: 'Everyone left the company on my first day'

New IT hire forced to take control of the whole system after entire team quits: 'Everyone left the company on my first day'

Most new hires spend their first day getting an overview of their daily responsibilities and meeting the other members of their team. Unfortunately for this IT worker, that calm, chill first day was taken away from them pretty much instantly. It turns out that on this particular employee's first day, they learned that the company used some obscure and outdated software that would take some time to adjust to and understand. Well, time did not seem to be on their side given the fact that the cowo…
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Employees share their favorite workplace payback stories that'll empower you to take a stand

‘I started an exodus’: Former disgruntled employees reflect fondly on the payback they unleashed on toxic bosses before leaving their jobs for good

When dealing with toxic management, there's nothing like giving them a final surprise before your not-so-gentle departure.
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