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‘I found a way to get paid 50% while doing nothing': New boss revokes trucker's ‘home daily’ rights, demands employees confirm trucking loads, cue malicious compliance

‘I found a way to get paid 50% while doing nothing': New boss revokes trucker's ‘home daily’ rights, demands employees confirm trucking loads, cue malicious compliance

Managers obviously play a crucial role in ensuring that employees are happy to come to work. Unfortunately, not all managers got the memo, nor do they possess the necessary skills, let alone temperament to be successful in their roles. One such example is of a manager who sporadically decided to revoke his employees' ‘home daily' rights, resulting in some pretty unhappy workers. Not only that, but the manager also demanded that these employees begin confirming their loads, even though it was ge…
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'She fired me because I wouldn't give her my baby' : Terrible boss fires pregnant employee after she refuses to give away her baby, employee calls EEOC as revenge, boss gets fired

'She fired me because I wouldn't give her my baby' : Terrible boss fires pregnant employee after she refuses to give away her baby, employee calls EEOC as revenge, boss gets fired

Remember that episode on Friends, when Rachel lied to Joey about her boss wanting to ‘buy her baby’? This story has a similar plotline, except it's real. This particular boss began as OP's 'friend’ when OP was pregnant, alone, and stuck in a rut. The woman was offering OP an apartment (in a property she managed) and a job when she had neither. It was a no-brainer, and OP became her tenant and employee. Unfortunately, the woman was taking advantage of OP, and expected her to ‘give her her baby’.…
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‘You Won’t Be Paid for This Mandatory Meeting. Also, From Now on You Will Dress for the Job You Want’ : Nepo-Baby Company Lacks Code of Conduct, Micromanager Makes up Rules for Employees, Leading To Malicious Compliance

‘You Won’t Be Paid for This Mandatory Meeting. Also, From Now on You Will Dress for the Job You Want’ : Nepo-Baby Company Lacks Code of Conduct, Micromanager Makes up Rules for Employees, Leading To Malicious Compliance

Micromanagers are suffocating bosses who don't trust you to get the job done and certainly don't trust you to get it done right . This one in particular, ‘Sally’, was working in a company that was known for its nepotism. The upper-tier management was made up of family members and close friends. The woman who posted the story about micromanagement that led to malicious compliance shared the tale on Reddit — where she gained a lot of sound advice actually. See, this micromanager ordered the emplo…
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‘Union Rep Was Being Unhelpful on Purpose’ : Employee Receives Unfair Formal Warning for 3-Week Medical Absence Given by Unprofessional Manager, Resulting in Malicious Compliance by Means of Appeal

You haven't experienced the true face of humanity unless you've worked at one point or another in customer service, and yes, that includes retail. The fact of the matter is, you can't indoctrinate someone for minimum wage and expect them to actually give a hoot about the job. It's not a secret, customers know this, management knows this, heck the workers themselves are well aware. Now, of course, there are the outliers, the people who care about their employment, the ones who make an effort to…
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