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Disgruntled Employees Stage Walkout In Protest Against Micromanaging President

These employees had enough of their micromanager president's mood swings. When things eventually came to a head, 14 of them organized a walkout in protest on Friday the 13th. Fortunately, the walkout was successful and it sounds like company morale enjoyed a great boost after he fact. 

Exasperated employees organize a walkout in protest against a micromanager president, and it goes successfully for them.
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New Owner Tries To Micromanage, Fires Employee On The Spot

Sounds like this new owner has no business running a business! Their micromanaging move backfired in spectacular fashion, and next thing they knew they were overseeing an empty office, after the employees walked out in protest. 

New owner tries to micromanage his employees, fires one employee on the spot, so the rest of the team walks out on him.
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Man Brings An Emotional Support Clown On The Day He Gets Fired

This man in New Zealand decided he'd proactively lighten the spirits on the day he was due to get fired, by bringing an "emotional support clown" with him for the event. Can't say we've ever heard of someone adopting this tactic amidst getting fired, but damn if it's one for the books. Twitter users naturally had some jokes to make about the whole madness of the situation. 

Man brings an emotional support clown with him on the day that he gets fired.
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Unethical Business Practices That Are So Common No One Does Anything

We've had enough horrible bosses to be extra sensitive when it comes to getting screwed at your job, and it seems like it's way too common for businesses to overwork their employees and abuse their loyal customers. It's such an engrained thing that everyone just kind of sucks it up. In a similar vein, here are things that are pretty much scams that people accept as legitimate business.

Unethical business practices that are commonplace even though they're wrong.
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Boss Requires Staff to Wear Heels All Day, Bartender Proves Extreme Point

Oppressive work dress codes suck and are dumb. We've had jobs where we have to cover up tattoos, since apparently seeing some ink on a wrist would make an old lady crap her pants in terror. People try to work their way around them, like this guy who battled his work tie policy by buying excessively ugly ties. But when your required work attire is something that is uncomfortable, painful, and actively makes your job harder, then it's time to make a statement. This woman went hard.

Woman tells story about how boss's new dress code has her walking in an uncomfortable dress and high heels, so she lets her feet bleed to prove a point.
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People That Couldn't Believe They Got Paid For Their "Work"

Someone on AskReddit asked people about the times they caught themselves in the middle of a day's work, and genuinely couldn't believe that they got paid to do what they did, for "work." Some jobs are more surreal and enjoyable than others. Some jobs literally make you forget that you're working. These examples might make you all kinds of envious. 

AskReddit users share some, "I can't believe I'm getting paid for this" moments.
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Haunted House Scarers Share Their Greatest Scares

Chances are you've been to a haunted house, maze, or amusement park ride at some point, and whether or not you actually got legitimately scared is beside the point. The professional scarers who work in those places have seen a lot of scared people, like everything from fainting girlfriends to guys literally crapping their pants. It's gotta be a good time.

People who work in haunted houses share the best and most interesting customer interactions they've had.
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Unprofessional Times People Messed Up Their One Job

Don't let the world fool you, almost everyone is doing a bad job all the time. Whether you edit news and magazine layouts or have ever designed stuff that needed extra thought, there are a monstrous amount of failures performed by everyone every day. Sure, it might not be your fault. Sometimes life just hits you with some misfortune. Anyway, here are some from folks who had one goddamn job.

Fails, crappy designs, and other mistakes from people who had one job.
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Retail Employee With Broken Foot Outwits Chair-Taking Boss

Whether it was the pain of a broken foot, the unionization or the fact that it was their last month on the job, this employee found the courage to stand up to their unfair boss. Feels good to see someone get some justice out of an unsympathetic manager. Retail can be a surreal world, like the funny and weird story of this guy who never got told to do anything and still stayed on for months.

Retail employee breaks his foot, boss won't let him have a stool, so employee uses union rules to explain why he needs chair.
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Rage Quitters Share What Their Last Straws Were At Work

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share what the last straws were for them at work before they rage quit their jobs. The resulting insights are filled to the brim with frustration and people just plain old getting to the end of their tolerance for BS. On a totally different note, you could strike gold, and end up like this guy who got hired, was never told what to do, and managed to stay on for months. 

Redditors share what the last straw was for them at work before they rage quit their jobs.
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Abusive Customer Refuses To Pay Deposit and Demands to Speak To Owner On Bereavement Leave, Gets Slammed

This business owner has a history of taking absolutely no shit as well as having an incredible mouth on em. Basically the perfect combo to stop any rude and annoying customer in their tracks. Seriously, check out what this guy said to a private school when he upgraded their charity before them. Total Legend.

It starts off with an interaction between the customer and the admin manager, then after enough annoyance, Chelsea brings in the big guns.

Rude customer abuses admin assistant, so the owner steps in.
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New Hire Wonders If They're Wrong For Giving Coworkers Ludicrous Reasons for Their Missing Fingers

The short answer is no it's the coworkers who are wrong, and also this person's joke reasons are hilarious. Since people can't be grownups and find themselves absolutely shocked when they meet someone with a missing foot or something, the world is chock full of disabled people having "C'mon man" moments.

Person with three missing fingers gets annoyed by coworkers constantly asking how they lost them, so they make up crazy reasons.
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Guy Gets Hired at Store, Never Told to do Anything, Stays On for Months

This is surreal and the fact that this guy did what he did for this long before just walking away has sort of an air of triumph to it. First jobs can be really confusing, so when you're a dumb teenager who has no idea how jobs actually work, and are then given zero direction from an awful manager, you can get down some weird rabbit holes.

Guy tells story of how when he was a teenager he was hired at a retail store. No one told him to do anything so he occupied his time, then got bored and left.
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Co-Worker Tries To Get Woman Fired Over Breast Implants

This woman's co-worker repeatedly harassed over her breast implants that she got because she had cancerous cells. That is swinging mighty low. From there, she decided to report her to HR, and a bunch of people wrote statements during the process. These statements revealed her co-worker to be the nasty, toxic individual that she was; and she was fired shortly thereafter. 

Co-worker tries to get a woman fired over her breast implants, and repeatedly harasses her.
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Employee's Company Tries To Make Him So Miserable That He Quits, So He Resorts To Malicious Compliance

When this employee found himself face to face with a manufacturing company that'd fallen under the unfortunate supervision of a crappy, power tripping manager he resorted to breaking out the "malicious compliance." Specifically, he decided the best way to get back at a manager who seemed bent on making his life so miserable that he'd quit a job he previously loved, was to simply not work as hard. Long story short, without this employee working his ass off, things were quick to fall apart. A solid revenge tale indeed! 

Employee who works for manufacturing company takes his revenge on new manager by not working extra hard, and the whole operation falls apart.
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Woman's Boss Confronts Her At Work For Not Shaving Her Legs

This woman asked the people of Reddit if she was in the wrong for refusing to shave her legs, after her boss confronted her about the matter. Apparently her boss said that a few of her co-workers had complained about her lack of hygiene. She didn't want to discuss the matter any more without HR present, and can you blame her? Sounds like quite the touchy subject. 

Woman asks people on Reddit if she was wrong for not shaving her legs for work, after her boss confronted her.
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