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Manager cancels company's social benefit to boost sales, employees foil plan and outmaneuver the managerial team

Manager cancels company's social benefit to boost sales, employees foil plan and outmaneuver the managerial team

The business world is calculated and vicious. Whether on purpose or not, there are always some who want to take advantage of your hardship and struggle. The story below is an account of a frustrated employee. For a significant duration, the original poster (OP) was employed by the same company. The social perks that the company provided, such as the number of vacation days that could be carried over to the following year, were among its most notable benefits. Every worker received a total of th…
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HR demands employee take PTO instead of working remotely, sparking client outcry

HR demands employee take PTO instead of working remotely, sparking client outcry

As a participant in the industry, you are expected to follow the guidelines set forth by the business community. The story below is an account of a clever employee. The original poster (OP) is employed by a company that offers services to oil and gas corporations. According to company rules, he is required to work from the office for three consecutive days per week. But after becoming ill approximately a month ago, OP decided that it would be best to remain in his hometown till he recovered. He…
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'My job denied me days off for my wedding': Bride-to-be gets PTO denied for her wedding, stoutly refuses their disapproval

Guess you're going to be short-staffed...
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‘I'm fired? We’ll see about that': Manager informs employee their PTO was denied two days into their vacation, then fires them for not arriving to work, employee reports company in response

‘I'm fired? We’ll see about that': Manager informs employee their PTO was denied two days into their vacation, then fires them for not arriving to work, employee reports company in response

For some reason, employers have serious issues with the fact that their employees cannot physically work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It seems like if an employee is unwilling to commit every single ounce of their time to their job, they are suddenly not good enough for their employers. Informing your employee that their paid time off was denied, two days into said paid time off, is simply disrespectful, and a perfect example of employers' inability to accept that even employ…
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 'No thanks, boss': Manager forces employee to work remotely during their PTO, then writes them up for it, employee reports manager in response

'No thanks, boss': Manager forces employee to work remotely during their PTO, then writes them up for it, employee reports manager in response

When you are on vacation, there is no reason whatsoever for you to have to deal with work. Unless your job physically saves lives and makes the world a better place, there is nothing that cannot wait for you when you return from your much-deserved time off, and employers who cannot accept that, do not deserve to even have employees. That is why I am pleased with how this Reddit story turned out because the manager didn't get away with what they did to their employee. OP (original poster) shared…
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20+ Funny PTO Memes for Employees Ready to Use Their Vacation Days

20+ Funny PTO Memes for Employees Ready to Use Their Vacation Days

You've more than earned that paid time off!
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'My manager forgot she approved my time off': Boss tries to write up employee for not showing up on approved PTO day, fallout ensues

'My manager forgot she approved my time off': Boss tries to write up employee for not showing up on approved PTO day, fallout ensues

Taking time off work simply should not feel like the stressful endeavor that it is. Since you're contractually entitled to that time, in theory, you should be able to submit your PTO request with no questions asked and no issues getting that request approved. Of course, in practice, it doesn't exactly work out that way. Instead, you end up getting a lot of shade and passive-aggressive behavior, as if you're actively inconveniencing everyone else by giving yourself the vacation you deserve. What…
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Devoted worker pushed to the brink after PTO revocation just weeks before long-awaited family vacation

Devoted worker pushed to the brink after PTO revocation just weeks before long-awaited family vacation

To savor the fleeting periods of freedom between, you hustle throughout the year. It's a vacation here, a vacation there that helps us get through the trials of life. What would you do, then, if your manager abruptly declared that you were no longer qualified for vacation time after you had scheduled time off? The story below is an account of frustrated employee. The original poster (OP) has been thinking about her family vacation for the last six months. But as the departure date drew nearer,…
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Employees discuss hacks for getting the most out of vacation days at work: 'If you have a 9-5 job and don't plan on going on a vacation, schedule a three-day weekend for yourself every month'

If you're fortunate enough to get paid time off, you should be using it. Maybe you don't have enough time off to take a whole vacation, or maybe you can't afford to. Whatever your reason for keeping your days is, there are some clever ways to incorporate time off throughout the year. Below, these employees break down different ways they like to take a day off here and there. Whether it's by taking a Wednesday off to break up the week or taking a Friday and Monday off to get that extra-long we...
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New hire gets email on first day asking to donate his PTO to coworkers: 'A nice red flag on the first day'

Have you ever worked for a company that allowed you to donate your PTO to other coworkers? This new hire received an email from HR on his very first day asking him to donate PTO to two employees he didn't even know. The worst part is that he already doesn't like his new job and is taking a major pay cut after being laid off from his old job. It's understandable to donate hours to a coworker with whom you've developed a relationship, who may be in desperate need of PTO time due to family issue...
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Update: 'Guess, what, I am still going on vacation’: Manager tries to cancel PTO that employee got approved 3 months in advance, manager's vacation gets cancelled instead

Update: 'Guess what, I am still going on vacation’: Manager tries to cancel PTO that employee got approved 3 months in advance, manager's vacation gets cancelled instead

“I am also going through everyday torture of her petty comments about my vacation, but I am gonna count it as a victory, as small it is!”
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38 Memes for Employees With the Monday Blues

38 Memes for Employees With the Monday Blues

Another Monday comes and goes.
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'They left without me': Family leaves daughter behind when they go on vacation, texting photos of resort after weeks of radio silence

'They left without me': Family leaves daughter behind when they go on vacation, texting photos of resort after weeks of radio silence

Forgetful parents are one thing, but when they fail to tell you they're going on vacation, that's a whole other can of worms. I remember my parents once forgot to tell me that they were visiting my state. When I found out (via pictures on Facebook, mind you) I was absolutely livid. I could have taken time off to spend with them but instead, I was stuck on a big project and couldn't drop everything at the last second. Plus, I didn't even really want to see them at that point. How could they forg…
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‘Cancel [your] wedding… show up to work instead’: Employee gets told to ‘prepare to cancel or reschedule’ their wedding after getting PTO denied by management

Black tie optional
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27 Wholesome Posts for Overworked Employees Who Need a Vacation

27 Wholesome Posts for Overworked Employees Who Need a Vacation

Take me away, far, far away. Let me use my PTO and take a day off. Please, boss, don't make me stay. See, that rhymes. I'm a good rhymer. I also really need a vacation. Employees get PTO but if we're being honest, it's frowned upon to take them. A job is like a marriage. Remember your vows. ‘I, worker, take you, job, to be my partner, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish'… you get the idea. You ne…
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'The building was empty for most of December': Managers agree to every single vacation request after company eliminates PTO rollover

'The building was empty for most of December': Managers agree to every single vacation request after company eliminates PTO rollover

This company got bought out over and over again. It's no wonder the employees who remained had to deal with so many shenanigans from their managers. One of the best parts of working a salaried job is racking up paid time off days . Everyone uses their allotted time a little differently---some people love to take the family to Disney or on a camping trip a couple of times a year, while others take a few days here and there to do weekend adventures. No matter where you go, you come back feeling r…
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