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20+ Weekly Coworker Memes for Understaffed Teams of Employees With One Foot Out the Door

20+ Weekly Coworker Memes for Understaffed Teams of Employees With One Foot Out the Door

Not many people today can say that they love their job. Maybe a handful, at most. Toxic environments, terrible bosses, and irritating coworkers are at large, and it only takes one word to get your eyes rolling and your foot halfway out through the door — and that word is 'work'. Don't get me wrong, I like to work. It's better than sitting at home anyway. I just don't like the conditions or expectations that come with it. I salute those of you who work in customer service, for that is truly the…
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‘I Think You’ve Made a Mistake’ : Terrible Boss Adds Extra Workload on Employee, Won’t Pay More, Leading To Delivery Time Delays and Malicious Compliance

‘I Think You’ve Made a Mistake’ : Terrible Boss Adds Extra Workload on Employee, Won’t Pay More, Leading To Delivery Time Delays and Malicious Compliance

First, I think it's important to mention that the employee in question was a teenage girl. The job in question was being a newspaper carrier. And the boss in question was a complete and total idiot who thought she could cheat her employee out of a proper wage. When you're a kid entering the workforce (If I may call it that), you are probably going to be taken advantage of, salary-wise. Today, being a paperboy isn't as prevalent as it was back in the day before we could access the News on any an…
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‘You Don’t Want to Do That’ : Employee's Good Intentions Prove Futile, Cheap Customer Picks Wrong Manager to Mess With, Leading to Karen Face Off

‘You Don’t Want to Do That’ : Employee's Good Intentions Prove Futile, Cheap Customer Picks Wrong Manager to Mess With, Leading to Karen Face Off

When a Karen meets her match, it's practically divine intervention… Good intentions are futile when it comes to ungrateful customers. Why bother attempting to save them a few bucks if they're going to wave you off and demand to speak to your manager? You know full well what's going to happen when they get involved, but the unsuspecting customer sure doesn't. This tale of malicious compliance is of the above example. A waiter took to Reddit, sharing the time he worked as a cashier in an oddly ex…
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‘You Get What You Pay for’ : Company Dodges Corporate Client’s Gaslighting/Manipulation via Malicious Compliance, Leading To Project’s Ultimate Demise

‘You Get What You Pay for’ : Company Dodges Corporate Client’s Gaslighting/Manipulation via Malicious Compliance, Leading To Project’s Ultimate Demise

Clients who try to gaslight you might want to think twice about leaving a paper trail, as that ultimately defeats the purpose of gaslighting. This particular client in question has a long list of faults, such as unreasonable expectations, refusal to listen to logic (they don't adhere to the universal laws of physics apparently), and pulling the classic shocked Pikachu face when presented with proof of their own incompetence. You can't just expect to be a top-priority client without paying for w…
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'Restaurants like that don't deserve to work': Worker claims to be wrongly fired, reports restaurant to the feds

'Restaurants like that don't deserve to work': Worker claims to be wrongly fired, reports restaurant to the feds

A young person in the food industry experienced poor treatment from their boss, and took some extreme measures to ensure it wouldn't happen again. As they shared to r/pettyrevenge, this worker shared that they were a 19 year old working in a pizza place. After a while of working in a nice environment with coworkers they liked, the place changed management, and that's when the s*** hit the fan. The OP says they trained the new people, yet the new management still made some inflammatory remarks a…
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‘Fine, I’ll Play the System’ : Man Commutes 175 Miles per Day to Work, Company Refuses to Reimburse Him for Transit, Leading to Malicious Compliance

‘Fine, I’ll Play the System’ : Man Commutes 175 Miles per Day to Work, Company Refuses to Reimburse Him for Transit, Leading to Malicious Compliance

Committing to a 6+ hour commute to work every day is a superpower that most of us cannot claim to have. I certainly wouldn't be willing to do that under any circumstance. This Redditer told his impressive tale of malicious compliance, where he beat the system that was designed to fail, after asking his company to reimburse his travel costs. At the time he was living in San Diego, working in Downtown Los Angeles (that's a 175-mile per day commute). He was in the middle of studying for an exam th…
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Bad Boss Steals Super Bowl Tickets, Loses Client and Pays Hefty Price

I wish I could say that this story ends with the partner being kicked out of their own firm and having to pay back the $10,000 worth of tickets they stole from their poor worker — alas, that's not always the way the world works. I love a good over-the-top revenge story as much as the rest of you — the kind of story that feels like it would be right at home in the pages of a classic Detective Comics comic book; complete with exclamations “Bang!.. Pow!" as the boss is getting their behind handed…
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Boss Says "No Overtime," Shocked When Worker Complies

If you make a demand and expect people to follow it, don't be surprised when they do. That's the takeaway from this story that was shared to Reddit's r/MaliciousCompliance subreddit by disgruntled worker, Redditor u/Local_admin_user. They shared their story to the popular subreddit to share their boss's hypocritical policy of both forbidding and expecting the workers to work overtime. Too many managers set expectations like this, setting the standard for the working relationship to work when it…
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About 5 years ago my company brought in an individual to see if my position was "no longer needed". I passed with flying colors...

'I turned off every automated task I had ever set up': Dude gets pro-level revenge against an entire company just by taking an unplanned vacation

If it ain't broke, don't fix it! It's common saying that this office place has clearly never heard of. After hiring a secret employee to find the weak parts of this business, the higher-ups made a huge mistake. The OP shared their story to r/pettyrevenge, but in my opinion, this is definitely pro-level revenge . They had the opportunity of a lifetime to show their office place exactly how important they were. Even the strategy the OP had – take 2 weeks vacation ASAP, let the pieces fall where t…
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Insane power-tripping manager reprimands and suspends workers for no reason, gets fired

'We were all suspended': Insane power-tripping manager reprimands and suspends all workers for no reason, gets fired

Some people just shouldn't have a single shred of power over other people… When these idiots find themselves with any semblance of authority or control, they wield it with an iron fist of furious stupidity. That's exactly what this assistant manager “Judith” was like. “Judith” was prone to foaming at the mouth any time she had the chance to fill in for the manager, as when she was in this position of power, she was able to rule unchecked. Now, the manager, “Bob,” absolutely bears the brunt of t…
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Decide their fate: Help this Redditor respond to their intrusive boss

Decide their fate: Help this Redditor respond to their intrusive boss

One Redditor has a nosy boss who's about to get way more sass than they bargained for!
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woman gives her two-week notice, gets humiliated by upper management

'Two-week notice from hell:' Management humiliates worker in front of her entire team after she quits in the most respectful and professional way possible

“The CEO called me that evening to further insult me…”
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