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Incompetent Manager Forbids Overtime, Totally Backfires

There's no feeling quite like proving your manager wrong while also leaving them in a tight situation they orchestrated themselves. How often do you get to be right and have no strings attached? For another one, here's the time incompetent managers fired their all star employee.

Incompetent manager forbids overtime just as a big rush comes in | sorry revoked my overtime privileges yesterday" oc s This several years ago worked at redacted big name] coffee shop. My shift 5am-1:30pm, and often around 1pm giant groups kids on school field trips would come through area (this coffee shop located major CA city, very close bunch museums had been working lot overtime because help my coworkers through rush.
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Entitled Customer Comes In After Close, Kicked Out By "Manager"

There's a type of customer that is never going to be happy. That type of customer has a habit of coming in during closing and being really unsure of what they want. They're just terrific people to be around. For another warm and loving person, here's a Karen who demanded a fellow customer's cart, but they didn't back down.

bad customer kicked out by employee who calls self manager | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/luridfox 16 hours ago 5 2 2 3 7 At closing time am still manager oc M So 19 at time and shift supervisor at local sub shop (Planet Sub This my first supervisory/managerial position and shy and generally insecure at time am amazed had gall do this be fair had been LONG day, and had second job would give more hours if wanted charge closing store and had had couple staff call leaving and two workers deal
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Concrete Worker Battles Corrupt Manager Following His Own Instructions

Having an incompetent boss is one thing, but having a corrupt one who orders you to do their dirty work is another. This worker knew his manager was doing some monkey business, so he went out of his way to undermine it. For more workplace battles, here's an employee who derailed an incompetent boss by working their scheduled hours.

concrete worker defies corrupt boss with trucks | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/ExcelCrazy 21 hours ago 2 13 e14 3 20 8 12 2 25 Corrupt manager wants reject crucial supplies do as instructed oc L About couple decades ago used work at concrete production plant reputable construction company. Our company, like several other construction companies, were awarded portion larger project large portion land earmarked setting up temporary office buildings and concrete plants different construction
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Parents Keep Adult Son's Paycheck and Offer Him an Allowance

This person is wondering if they're right to help their daughter's boyfriend, whose parents take his earnings and offer him back an allowance of a hundred bucks a week. That sounds kinda like a crime, right? Especially for someone who's not even legally a child anymore. For another frustrating and wild parent encounter, here's a parent who blames their teacher for their kid not being in virtual class.

Parent helps daughter's boyfriend get out of crazy parent financial situation | r/AmItheAsshole Posted by u/HUGO_4815162342 AITA helping my daughter's boyfriend against his parents wishes? Long story short, am asshole giving my daughter's boyfriend his portion money he needed them move into an apartment together, against his parents wishes? His parents are majorly pissed because gave him money, because they didn't want him move with my daughter. He is 22 years
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Negligent Neighbor Demands Dog Child Support

If you're not gonna keep a sharp eye on your pets, at least make sure they're not prepared to go around making any more. This neighbor didn't take any preventative measures with her own dog and now she's saying she's entitled to compensation. Both of these neighbors could have benefitted from hearing about this neighbor who built a fence to keep the neighbors out of her pool.

dog gets pregnant and owner demands child support | Posted by u/juhjbft 1 day ago 2 3 2 2 8 3 AITA not paying my neighbor's dog's "child support Yes read right Not hole This story is going sound ridiculous, especially with story yesterday about dogs cheating but assure this isn't shitpost My neighbor's dog recently got pregnant and she claims my dog did which is likely because her dog often escaped into my yard and she lets her dog roam around s annoying cuz her dog shits my yard.
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Stellar Manager Handles Layoff Like a Boss

So many people have been absolutely burned by layoffs in the past that seeing a story like this is a rare and welcome diamond in the rough. This person acted with the kind of understanding and responsibility that a cool manager should. For another story of a boss actually being great, here's a story of a VP who pulled rank and got canned by a cool CEO.

Boss uses layoff to get staff hired | shortadamlewis 13.3k points 1 year ago 4 3 8 O had lay off my entire staff (and myself) with 8 hours notice contract project manager on government project (office type work At our periodic review on Thursday government announced they would not be renewing our contract and our last day Friday next day
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Karen Demands Fellow Customer's Cart, They Don't Back Down

Employees find themselves having to constantly give in to demands of obnoxious Karens, but customers don't have to abide by such niceties. That's why when a Karen finds themselves battling with a customer, they usually get a taste of deserved resistance. For a total loss on the part of a Karen, here's a salon Karen who argued her way into a new Karen haircut.

Karen wants cart, customer won't give it up | Posted by u/happymancry 21 hours ago 2 2 15 2 11 e11 S 12 E 10 9 3 Grocery store Karen needs cart wiped down NOW! L Ever since COVID been really careful going grocery store mask, gloves, full length clothing works. Back April-May our local QFC used have workers spray and wipe down carts; but after few months they stopped, and now there are self- serve wipes available all customers disinfect their cart if they want. Well, apparently some people didn't
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Tattoo Artist Deals With Totally Feral Karen

Karens just keep bursting into tattoo shops like this male Karen who didn't believe this tattoo shop owner and get a reckoning. It's a bummer to have to deal with people who try to get vengeance when they can't get a deal they wanted, but that's a part of life. Why does it have to be a part of life? Just ask the Karens like this one who got booted by an IT employee.

Karen goes crazy on Tattoo shop owner story | r/IDontWorkHerelady Posted by u/Complex_River 7 46 S11 5 20 hours ago Karen goes tattoo shop XXXXL Maybe 10 years ago owned tattoo shop located next door (same strip mall piercing shop had gone next door watch lobby piercer while they ran and grabbed some change. So karen walks and get why she thinks work there sitting behind counter K here last week and fucked up my piercing. Its infected now and need fix dont work here just
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There are reports that this story could actually be nothing more than a work of fiction. Real or not, it's still quite the entertaining tale. 

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Salon Karen Argues Her Way Into New Karen Haircut

They told her that it wouldn't work, but she wanted to get all that hair bleached and flew to close too the sun. It only seems fitting that she end up with the haircut that at least tells other people who they're dealing with. For another tale of Karen, here's a Bridezilla Karen who ended up looking like a pauper at her own wedding.

Karen tries getting hair bleached but ends up with Karen haircut | Don't be Karen if don't want look like Karen oc L So remembered story malicious compliance, as recounted by good friend mine. My friend is hairdresser by trade, and works at very upscale salon go her myself and can attest her being amazing. Anyway, this salon had one customer who had been passed around hairdresser hairdresser bullying every single one she saw. This woman an absolute holy terror, she made 3,
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Lazy Boss Demands Password Change, Gets Incomprehensible Password

Communication is key, and this manager who couldn't pay enough attention to make his own password got exactly what he asked for. As it turns out, this kind of thing isn't so rare. For another time someone at work wanted something but wasn't clear enough, here's a boss who demanded a demolished office but got more than that.

Boss demands new password and employee makes it impossible to type | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/foobar754 17 hours ago Just change password and write down Sure thing. oc s Back working at small company company didn't really have ton support staff so take break various programming tasks doing and would help out manager support team completely unqualified and basically got job because he also head sales and customer facing team
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Employee Derails Incompetent Boss By Working Scheduled Hours

When you're already going above and beyond to cover someone else's loose ends, it's a breath of fresh air to be ordered to just do your job. This boss didn't know what they were getting into when they tried to tell this employee to simply work their scheduled hours. For another dumb boss story, here's a boss who orchestrated their own downfall.

incompetent boss orders employee to work scheduled hours and messes everything up | Posted by u/dorky_dad77 told had an 8 1/2 hour shift and not leave early, so started working only 8 1/2 hours. oc M work as supervisor at manufacturing plant, and hired an 8 hour shift as night time supervisor. As soon as started, they changed, and said they really considered shift be 11 pm 730, so they would need be 8 1/2 hours salaried, there wasn't much could do, and wasn't
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Mom Tells Nanny Not To Parent Her Kids, Regrets It

Working in a stressful environment is bad enough. But when a client comes and and says that you shouldn't even try to take control of the situation? That's when it's about time to truly throw the reigns off and let them know what they've just asked you to do. Here are more times people said "I don't get paid enough for this."

mom doesn't want nanny parenting kids, so nanny lets them destroy the place | Posted by u/RoseGoldFiend Don't try parent my children! oC S nanny small agency and love my job so much. Except dont yesterday took care 4 year old girl 2 year old boy, and 5 month old boy there yesterday and know kids at this age have enough energy make world stop spinning and they tend not listen but damn these kids were TERRIBLE. No control themselves at all. There paint on my
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Horrible Business Karen Gets Booted By IT Employee

It's not every day that an employee gets to come down with the full rank of their own manager and expel a toxic Karen from their workplace. Coming back besuited is the power move that takes the cake. For more Karen episodes, here's a Karen who wanted 1K for a 10 dollar coupon as well as a Karen who demanded that a delivery driver scan her groceries.

IT employee gets rid of Horrible Karen Business Customer | r/talesfromtechsupport Posted by u/roflcopter-pilot 1 day ago 9 8 6 3 13 2 3 12 tale about respect, manners, and fired more than 100 guests ?pic recent "Karen" story read reminded last year had an encounter sort which didn't post about yet entertainment, here is. First little background info set scene: Our company HQ building has big conference rooms. Despite not being events or hosting business at all sometimes rent those out if don't
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Czech Guy's Colleagues Refuse to Say His Excellent Name

It's a damn shame that this guy is having trouble getting other people to call him Mr. Bitch, because most of us would think it's kind of awesome. For some other cultural name challenges, here's a grandson who's jerk grandma won't learn his name, so he resolves to say her name wrong too.

Czech guy's colleagues won't call him by his name | r/AmItheAsshole Posted by u/bxhxjxnc AITA demanding my colleagues use my "offensive" name? Not hole Throwaway because am lurker and don't have an actual Reddit account. So work an international company with many different nationalities, recently have been assigned mainly American team (which means have work weird hours due time zones but single guy with no kids so can work around live/work Germany and prior this team
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Uncle Can't Handle Vegan Meal At Wedding, Demands Meat Meal

As much drama as there is over dietary restrictions, like this vegan mom who was upset that her stolen candy wasn't vegan or this vegan stepdaughter who couldn't stand that a cat wasn't vegan, it's fun to see the reversal. Here's the meat-eating uncle making a fuss over a single vegan meal he'll have to eat at a wedding. It's a free meal, dude.

Person has vegan wedding meal planned, uncle demands meat | Posted by u/AITAvegwedding AITA serving vegan food at my wedding? My fiance and are getting married June next year both vegans, and although don't judge those who are not vegan wanted serve vegan food at our wedding found vegan caterer sent out invitations added note saying food will be vegan also asked everyone who has any specific dietary requirements let us know note made clear anyone who needed specific
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