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'You might go to jail if you don't work overtime': Employer and Labour Board threaten charges and arrest if employees refuse 12-Hour overtime shifts

This employer has allegedly threatened their staff with charges and imprisonment if they refuse to stay after their 10-hour shift for “voluntary” overtime.
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New Manager Cancels Overtime, Supervisor Leaves Them to Wrap-Up Alone

"Clock out at shift's end, no exceptions."
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Worker Gets Warning For Using Bathroom, Wants to Sue

This worker got a verbal warning for taking a bathroom break which then led to being served a disciplinary action form for wasting time. They've taken to the popular r/antiwork subreddit with a photo of the post to share their experience and seek advice. Amidst the usual r/antiwork comment menagerie a user claiming to be an employment lawyer, u/Older_Wiser_Maybe responded. “Employment lawyer here: First, Only one of the instances referenced in the disciplinary action has to do with a bathroom b…
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Female Machinist Learns She's Making Less Than the New Hire She's Training, Internet Seething

Commenters explained that the current job market will be causing multiple instances of this to happen as older employees miss out on the more competitive rates new hires are earning. Others shared their own experiences. “As someone who's also worked in a handful of machining shops, good on you," commented Satirical0ne. "Many places these days will try to screw you if you let them and then try to dangle the job in front of your face. I'm glad to hear that you were able to find somewhere to pay m…
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Insane Manager Tells Mother She Can't Miss Work to Stay With Her Dying Child, Gets Fired

Commenters say she was fired shortly after this went viral.
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Two-Part Story: Husband's Flying Steak Mistake Makes Wife Wife's Boss Spit-Take

This legendary two-parter was originally posted to Reddit's r/TIFU subreddit a whopping 7 years ago. The thread has since been accepted into Reddit's unofficial Hall of Fame and stands as one of the top posts of all time. The original thread was posted by the husband, Redditor u/defenestrate_me_now, who told the tale from his point of view as it took place on that evening. This thread was posted with the title “TIFU by throwing my steak out a window” and starts on item #1 of this list. Two year…
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Company Tries to Tell Employee That They Need to Approve Their Resignation

When this employee submitted their resignation their boss told HR that they wanted to approve the date of resignation. This puzzling scenario has readers scratching their heads over the situation. This short thread was posted to Reddit's r/ antiwork subreddit by the employee, Redditor u/Dogmom200. They explain that they Others shared their stories and experiences surrounding HR departments that have entirely missed the mark, even when it comes to something as simple as a resignation. The great…
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Guy Gives Notice to Job, Company Revokes All PTO

A disgruntled worker shared this experience to Reddit's r/ antiwork subreddit, claiming that their employer had refused to honor their accrued PTO once they handed in their notice. They had thought that they were doing the correct and honorable thing by giving their notice to their employer but felt that this had just come back to bite them. The relationship between an organization and its workers is built upon trust. Once that trust is betrayed by a worker/workers it's completely fair that the…
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Owner Sends Insane Email After Kitchen Staff Walk Out

This email has gone viral online after it was posted to the popular r/ antiwork subreddit. The thread was posted to Reddit' s growing subreddit that deals with the issues surrounding worker's rights. It consisted of screenshots that were allegedly sent by an employer in response to a walkout that was orchestrated by the kitchen staff of the establishment that the sender owns and operates. Toxic workplaces are often put on blast on the popular subreddit. Another recent thread saw users commentin…
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Woman Doubles Salary With New Job, Hadn't Gotten a Raise in 10 Years

This thread was posted to Reddit's r/antiwork subreddit by the woman's son, u/nannerooni (OP), who posted the thread to the popular sub to share his mother's story and experiences with her previous employer. u/nannerooni explains that her boss was “filthy rich” but was as tight as he could be when rewarding the people who helped him get there. When the OP's mother told him of her offer, he offered to pay her more and admitted, “I haven’t been paying you the value you are worth to me.” Wouldn't…
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Twitter Thread of a Boss Giving "11 Promises from a Manager" Sparks Discussion on TikTok

Twitter Thread of a Boss Giving "11 Promises from a Manager" Sparks Discussion on TikTok

“Bosses need boss training, truly.”
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Employee Told to Reconsider Their Job if They Want to Take Their Honeymoon, Does

When this employee's marriage was fast approaching, they requested three weeks of leave from their often-absent boss. When the request came back through, the employee, saw that the request had been denied. After a week of attempted contact, they finally managed to get a hold of their boss to know why the request had been denied. They were told, "Look, we need dedicated people, if you think you can take three weeks off for a vacation, you need to reconsider your position here." This thread was p…
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Viral Thread: Employee Seeking Raise to Go With Their Promotion is Immediately Terminated

They were just hoping he would look the other way.
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Boss Demands Note After Pregnant Woman Misses One Day, Doctor Writes Note For Two Weeks

Dr. Awesome pulls through.
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Insecure Husband Seething, Supermarket Employee Sacked, Wife's Wishes Rebuffed

"It's a bold strategy Cotton. Let's see if it pays off for 'em."
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Insane Medical Practice Owner Posts List of "Rules of the Practice" and Narcissism Has Never Taken Clearer Shape

"Mehan" sounds like a walking red flag.
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