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Boss Insists on Precise Lunch Breaks, Employee Forced to Be Less Efficient to Comply

An employee who had been going out of their way to take care of an inefficient task during their lunch break was reprimanded for going over their lunch hour. When they informed their boss what they had been doing, they were met with a stone wall of stupidity and indifference. This left them with no option but to do the task in the usual inefficient manner, thus extending the overall time away from their desk. Redditor u/The-Golden-Ranger shared this story to the r/MaliciousCompliance subreddit.…
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Malicious Compliance: Karen Boss Demands Email Correspondence and That She Never Reads, Orchestrates Her Own Demise

When a new manager felt threatened by one of her subordinates, she demanded that they submit everything to her via email as a means of control. She then maliciously kept from reading those emails, leading to her downfall. Redditor, u/TrainingOutcome5466 , used to work on campus back when they were in university. They were what you might consider the “unofficial leader” of the team. When a new “Karen” boss joined the group, she immediately felt threatened by u/TrainingOutcome5466 and didn't like…
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Viral Botanist Gets Fired from the Plant Shop He Worked at for Making TikToks, Claps Back

Viral Botanist Gets Fired from the Plant Shop He Worked at for Making TikToks, Claps Back

His TikToks educate viewers on plant care and the world of botany, but his boss didn't seem to like them…
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Quit my job last night, it was nice to be home to make the kids breakfast and take them to school today! Off to hunt for a new opportunity, wish me luck :)

Boss Reviews 'Security Footage', Chastises Employee For Sitting With a Broken Foot, They Tell Him to Take a Hike

CCTV is not a tool for productivity,
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Revenge Thread: Boss Terminates Employee, Employee Terminates Boss's Marriage

An employee got ruthless revenge on their terrible boss when they ran into him in a bar. They quickly dissolved the boss's marriage after revealing a long-standing affair that the boss had been having with a coworker.
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I "embarrassed" my boss after coming in “late” on my day off, and working 10 hours to appease one of his “good customers”

Boss Ridicules Employee After They Work Overtime on Their Day Off, Employee Quits

Some people really struggle with a "Thank you."
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Guy Quits on the Spot When Boss Calls Him a Liar, Never Signed the Non-Compete

Redditor and r/antiwork subscriber u/usedallmypowerups posted this story to the popular subreddit today. r/antiwork is a subreddit that has been gaining huge momentum on Reddit as the “Great Resignation" goes into full swing.
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New Owner Fires Top Employee For Misconduct Using Fabricated Lies, He Sues and Watches Company Dissolve

Save a dollar. Lose a fortune.
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Employee Fires Savagely Devastating Email at Boss After Quitting Mid-Shift

"So incompetent that it would make Neanderthals look intelligent."
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Teen's Employer Won't Pay Him Overtime So He Leaves During A Shift

Sounds like a good solution.
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Company Undervalues IT Guy Until He Leaves, Beg Him to Come Back

A lesson in appreciating your employees.
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Guy Prevented From Quitting, Fired After His Notice Period Was Already Over

When u/Tigerdragon180 was working for a large firm as a contractor for the IT department, his experience was one that people often have within a giant, bloated corporate behemoth. The managers were unreliable, the expectations were too high, and the company had an odd culture “That tried to sell more work as being a sign of praise rather than pay you to do the more work." That sounds like something that the owner or CEO thought of one day when they were sitting on the toilet, and all the “Yes M…
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Trending Topic: Worker Gets A New Job, Old Company Counter Offers With Less Pay

"It's a privilege to work here. You should do so for less money." - This Employer Probably
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Insane-Entitled Boss Asks Employee to Come Into Work During Vacation Because They Are "Short-Staffed"

"But we're SO short-staffed!"
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Director Tries to Leverage Secret Affair With IT Head in Order to Delete Evidence, Backfires Horribly

Taking one in order to avoid taking blame.
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Manager Forces Employee to Change Schedule, Immediately Rues Own Decision

Redditor, u/MisterBowTies , shared this story to the r/maliciouscompliance subreddit this week. When they were working for a physical media chain, they were brought on board to help at a new location. This meant that they were still hiring all roles, so the District Manager hired u/MisterBowTies since the position of his direct report was still vacant. The District Manager hired u/MisterBowTies with the mutual understanding that he would have a narrow window of availability. But that narrow win…
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