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MaliciousCompliance | Reddit | Bill is called into a meeting and told he will be let go. They tell the changes will occur in a month and he will stay on to then. When he queries why he is been let go he is told his work is not valuable and does not contribute to the workforce. He is told his work is worthless to the firm. He is plainly told if he didn’t do it no one will know.

'No value in your work': Analyst laid off because no one understands his job, goes exactly as you might expect

It's not uncommon for your boss to completely misunderstand what your job is or how you do it; Depending on how connected they are to the inner workings of your trade they might not even understand why your job exists at all. This rule gets exponentially more accurate the more you move up the chain. Usually, direct middle-managers have at least done the base-level productive role that they're managing; or at least something similar at some point in their lives. Executives though are likely to h…
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Antiwork post | "Just quit my job effective today by email." | Worker quits job after leave is not honored

'Just quit my job effective today by email': Employer denies new employee leave negotiated during interview process, new employee quits

This employer reneged on its promise to allow a new employee to take leave agreed upon during the interview process, prompting the employee to send this email notifying the employer of their immediate resignation.
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You have decided to fire me because I was in the hospital? Miss your wedding dinner tasting then!

Employee Fired Over Hospital Visit, Boss Then Misses Wedding Tasting and Fianceé Leaves Him

In a series of extremely preventable events this employee was fired for missing work but still required to work out a two-week notice period. If that sounds confusing to you, that's because it is. Working a notice period after being unceremoniously fired is entirely laughable and totally bewildering, especially when you're requiring said fired (and unqualified) employee to run the shop for you while you dip out for wedding preparations with your fianceé. Yeah, totally preventable. All this guy…
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Remote Work Memes for People Who Definitely Woke up 5 Minutes Before That First Zoom Call

Remote Work Memes for People Who Definitely Woke up 5 Minutes Before That First Zoom Call

Remote work requires a lot of self-control
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"I got a $0.25 raise this year, which absolutely is not keeping pace with inflation. [T]hen I get to walk into work and see the owner's new toy."

'I got a $0.25 raise this year': Business owner lambasted online for egregious flaunting of their wealth

A business owner is getting roasted in this viral Reddit thread after one of their employees shared a photo of their “new toy” on Reddit's popular r/antiwork subreddit.
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r/ProRevenge | Company fs over long-term employees and my boss's act of revenge helps me start a freelance media company for pennies on the dollar | For legal reasons, I can't disclose the exact location.

Manager Sells $400k of Electronics to Employees at 90% Off in Order to Get Revenge on Shady CEO's Plot

A nefarious plot by the CEO to lay off all workers at a chain electronic store triggered a rebellion by the store's manager that would send the corporate entity reeling. Is this a plot line written by George RR Martin? Or a modern retelling of Robin Hood? You be the judge! It's no secret that CEOs and others in similar positions of unchecked power often use said power to line their coffers and fill the wallets of their closest friends and allies. It's not above them to make closed-door deals th…
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Funniest Coworker Memes for People Who Don’t Care Abut Being the Least Popular Guy in the Office

Funniest Coworker Memes for People Who Don’t Care Abut Being the Least Popular Guy in the Office

There are about a hundred different kinds of coworkers
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‘Except you didn’t get fired’: Woman Calls Out Tiktoker for Pretending to Get Fired From Her Job for Views

‘Except you didn’t get fired’: Woman Calls Out TikToker for Pretending to Get Fired From Her Job for Views

Now that's embarrassing
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'My job tried to charge me for personal calls': Employee demands payment for any calls they take outside of work hours

You can tell the hypocrisy of a management decision by how quickly it gets swept under the rug when someone calls them out. A similar phenomenon happens when a bad decision is made; everyone tells them that it is bad. They don't listen until it's too late and then pretend that nothing happened when the inevitable fallout occurs.
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'Bathroom breaks are now limited to 10 minutes MAXIMUM': Employees fuming after micromanager posts tyrannical list of new site rules

Employees are fuming after this list of rules was posted in a work facility which included requiring employees to be at work 5 minutes early and limiting all bathroom breaks to ten minutes. Photos of the list were posted to Reddit's r/ antiwork subreddit where they have been trending and sparking discussion. This thread was posted by u/Smoothsay to the popular subreddit, which frequently hosts discussions on fair treatment in the workplace in threads where disgruntled workers share their storie…
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Greatest Hits: Meddling Middle-Manager Tries to 'Lean Up' Team and Push Higher Workloads, Team Leader Won’t Let That Fly

This team leader realized they needed to take a stand when their meddling middle manager tried to increase their bonus by leaning up their team and pushing higher volumes of work onto fewer people. So, this effective and compassionate team leader pulled each of their team members aside and instructed them not to put hours of their own unpaid time into extra projects to appease the higher-ups. Their silent suffering and extra effort would do nothing but convince the higher-ups that they had made…
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Manager Demands Their Inferior Process is Followed, Predictable Outcome Ensues

There is something about being a manager that makes you think you know better than the actual people doing the work. Maybe it's in the way that even a tiny semblance of power links neurons in their brain that cause them to overestimate their knowledge and abilities. This dreadful disorder of “manager-ism” afflicts many a manager you might have encountered. This is how it was for Reddit user u/AdElectrical5354 in a story they shared with Reddit's popular r/maliciouscompliance subreddit. Their ma…
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Cheap Boss Insists on Low Thermostat Setting, Cheeky Apprentice Recalibrates It

We've all worked for or lived with this person in the past. That person who would rather suffer frostbite than pay one red cent for one of the most basic comforts that modern society offers. These people insist that the thermostat be set low or the heat be turned off and everyone else be damned. You're going to live and/or work in an icebox and you're going to like it. Well, this apprentice had a bright idea and decided that if they couldn't change their cheap boss's mind then they would warp h…
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Engineers throw their own party when they're not allowed to attend the company party.

'Smelly' Engineers Get Disinvited From Company Party, Host Bigger One of Their Own and Expense Everything

When these engineers weren't invited by the CEO to the company party, they instead threw a party of their own with the help of the VP charging it all to the company card.
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'Attention! We DO NOT get our tips!': Worker exposes thieving boss by posting forbidden sign in their workplace in viral thread

A worker uploaded this viral image of a sign they posted at the coffee shop where they work. The sign instructs patrons not to leave tips as they will be stolen by the owner of the coffee shop. "I'm probably going to be fired for this… but I don't care," the employee claims in the title of their thread.
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20 People Who Were Normally Calm But Were Provoked Into Totally 'Losing It'

Everyone has a breaking point. Even the calmest and most level-headed people will reach that moment when enough is enough, and they just can't take it anymore. These stories are examples of those moments that people witnessed, as shared on this trending r/askreddit thread. There are a lot of responses about otherwise even-tempered teachers and mentors in this thread that snapped . Just a trend I noticed that shows how much torture we collectively put these people through. This thread was posted…
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