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Unfair Manager Threatens Staff, They All Walk Out

It's everyone's fantasy at some point in time to be able to just say enough is enough and walk out the door of their job. These employees were put through enough that they felt it was a reasonable option. And not only that, they came back for burgers. For another satisfying walkout story, here's an employee who walked out but ended up getting promoted. And here are some "screw this, I'm out" moments.

unfair manager threatens staff with write up and they all walk out | O r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/Blewyouremyboy 10 hours ago O 9 10 3 10 9. Work double and get written up or oc M high school few friends and myself worked at local chain restaurant were fully able run day shift but had never really broken down equipment and closed up evening. One particular night few night shift had called sick were asked pull double and close restaurant, which did. Essentially worked 10a.m. until after mi
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Boss Demands Daily Email Check, Employee Puts It On Time Sheet

It's amazing how quickly stupid tasks become irrelevant the moment it starts costing the company money. The powers that be came down and told this part-timer that they'd have to check their email daily, so naturally, for this employee, it seemed like that should count on company time. For another one, here's a micromanager who demanded too many updates, so an employee fought back with even more updates.

Boss demands employee checks emails on day off, so employee counts it on time sheet | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/OtherLtDan 19 days ago O 2 11 e14 3 18 E 11 2 Must check my work email every single day? Ok! oc S So working small private ambulance company ended up getting bought out by larger corporation folks have done this kind work, no wasn't company thinking but this new corporation wanted be just like them.
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Stupid Rules That Backfired Immediately

People want order, and in any institution like work or school that's usually a good thing. The problem is, the powers that be tend to get overzealous with what kind of standards they can make people cooperate with, and you end up with great loopholes and other terrible ideas with unintended consequences. There's a delicate balance of what stupid junk people are willing to tolerate.

stupid rules people made int work and schools that backfired instantly
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Employee Realizes They Were Used In Work Plot Years Later

Work politics are weird, and having a shady figure with unclear motives is pretty much a standard boss. In this case a guy realized that his boss hadn't ignored his advice, but used it in order to prove a consultant wrong. Sort of weird and deceptive, but also clever and effective. For a boss with a more direct approach, here's a boss who used an eye gag to remove problem customers.

employee realizes they were used in malicious compliance | My boss used MC five years ago and just figured out. oc M Edit: MC stands Malicious Compliance. This has nothing do with Minecraft. Story starts now: About five years ago office guy small lumber mill. My direct supervisor general manager, but owner also pretty hands on.
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People Who Quit Their Jobs With Style

Quitting a bad job can be a breath of fresh air, especially if you've got a new, better one lined up and nothing to lose. There's no better opportunity to be honest to management than when you know you're not coming back. It's frustrating situations like these screw this I'm out moments that make leaving a bad situation worthwhile. But also be wary when looking for a new job, because there are some definite interview red flags.

funny notes from people who quit their jobs | quit today Hey quitting come just don't really like guys no more got new job also so Each job requires 2 week notice. This is extremely unprofessional on part. Good luck eAcH jOb reQu- stfu lucky got text tf | Now this is quit job This Is Drawing Dinosaur is Also MY 2 Weeks Notice
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Bus Driver Strategically Gets Rid of Bus Zone Parkers

It's all about aligning those incentives and consequences. This bus driver was told not to pick people up outside of the designated zones, but dudes just kept parking in those zones, so naturally something had to give. When put in a no-win situation, it's time to change the game. Parking can be a big source of stress and justice, like this one where a guy teaches a lesson to a handicap spot hog.

People keep parking in bus zone so bus keeps going. | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/crazygrof left 40 guys standing rain after 12 hr shift. oc S Up until fairly recently worked as camp bus driver major industrial area my duties where pick people up camp (where they lived certain amount time two weeks one week out) and take them into plant and drop them off at variety dropoff areas (depending on their job then pick up anyone returning camp their rest period.
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Work Memes to Help Maintain the Grind

As people who have to pay rent and feed ourselves, our tolerance for meaningless work BS is directly related to how effectively that BS helps us not starve. Work is weird and stupid, but highly necessary, so it helps to have some work memes for the hustle as well as the bustle. It also helps to enjoy the odd "not my job" moments of unprofessional failure. And to help avoid the worst jobs, here are some big red flags people got during job interviews.

funny memes about working | boss is coming and need pretend doing something person nailing waves to the beach sand | late work winter Michael Jordan crying behind frosted windshield
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"Not My Job" Moments of Questionable Professionalism

Most of us pride ourselves on being at least halfway decent at our jobs. Sometimes things get forgotten, done too quickly, or done by exactly the wrong person. What we get are "not my job" moments of quality unprofessionalism. The world is populated with crap infrastructure, stupid signs, and painted over spiders because somewhere along the line someone said, "eh, not my job."

funny "not my job" failure moments | billboard SAVE UP 150 The Discounters ON SELECT SETS 4 WORDS WORDS WORDS WORDS | terribly failed reconstruction attempt on a Spanish statue
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Employee Battles Micromanaging Boss With Nano Reporting

Who knows what goes through the mind of a manager who would rather have their employees spend all their time reporting on their work than actually working. This employee saw right through it and came up with a plan to show them exactly how dumb the new policy was. For another incompetent boss, here's a manager who suspended an employee and expected them at their next shift.

boss demands reports, employee makes them very specific | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/FormerStuff 13 hours ago O 4 e 3 13 4 Want be extra specific on my time spent during workday can do oc M TL;DR at end work sales spend time my actual office and on road making cold calls small company work uses call-logging software plans my trips customers typical logged call would look like this: Called X customer time spent call> call notes.
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"Not My Job" Moments of Unpredictable Unprofessionalism

Work is hard. That's why we try our absolute hardest to not try our hardest. These moments of quality unprofessionalism spring forth in the form of misspelled signs, messed up products, extremely curvy highway lines and totally useless staircases to nowhere. And we couldn't have it any other way.

funny unprofessional not my job moments | square pizza in a box with the pizza wheel cutter embedded in the center | sign on wall 3th floor stupid misspelling
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Karen Says She Knows CEO, Tech Support Calls Her Bluff

Karen thought she could get through on a lie, but had another thing coming when tech support got wise to her BS. For a more direct approach, here's a boss who used an eye gag to remove some problem customers. And sometimes, fellow customers join in, like this customer who weaponized the tip jar to defeat a Karen.

Story of Karen Customer who claims to know CEO, tech support calls her bluff
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"Not My Job" Moments of Incompetent Construction

Jobs can be tedious and time consuming, and they can require a lot of annoying decision-making. When we decide to say "whatever, good enough" we leave ourselves open to creating some impressively unprofessional "not my job" moments. This world has a whole lot of stairs and doorways to nowhere.

funny construction fails and "not my job" moments | atm machine installed so high off the ground the person using it has to climb up the wall | children playground slide leading straight into a hole in the ground
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"Not My Job" Moments from The World's Slackers

In this busy world of ours, it's easy for things to slip through the cracks. Maybe a pole gets installed wrong here, or some road signage gets misspelled there. Many of us would look at these and say "we better fix that" but another great many of us say "good enough." The resulting impressively unprofessional "Not My Job" moments are indeed good enough, but in a different kind of way.

funny not my job fail moments | AMBULANCE EMERGENCY ENTERTRANCE | case sink overheats or catches fire kitchen design not thought out properly
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Terrifically Unprofessional "Not My Job" Moments

Work isn't all that much fun, so most of us try to develop a series of shortcuts to get ourselves through the day that much faster. Sometimes these can get a bit out of hand, look ridiculous, ruin other people's good work or become a nuisance, but hey, that's the way of the laziness blade. This world is chock full of "not my job" moments of advanced laziness.

Funny and lazy not my job moments | patch of a perfect new asphalt road in the middle of a dirt road | words here ghghg hg hgh ghg hgh ghg Apak orieterm mlses fest air WORDS words words words words words By Elizabeth Mackley elabeth mcdeYadyma Police want speak this man after alcohol stolen on two occasions from supermarket COTV mat show him on one wearing dark Jumper and on. other wearing Dias bearded dark t shirt Now police are looking far man or anyone who knew
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Employee Walks Out, Gets a Promotion

After dealing with a nightmare manager trying to force an impossible shift, this employee just said screw it and went home. Luckily, someone else saw the situation for what it was and actually made things right. It's rare but sometimes a higher up is actually sensible, like this cool CEO who fired a VP who pulled rank.

Employee forced to do crazy shift, quits but then gets a raise and promotion | Posted by u/SGCanadian 17 hours ago Gets fired, ends up with promotion instead oc L This story comes used work global big box store may or may not start with W As an aside they also aren't known well they treat staff either TL;DR at bottom. At time this happened worked store room unloading trucks and bringing stock floor be stocked by overnight crew. Our shift at time 330pm-12am. Our store manager made clear no
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Work Memes for the Hustle as Well as the Bustle

There's a strange balancing act many people experience between being grateful for having a job while simultaneously despising said job and wishing every mean boss, annoying coworker and horrible customer could just walk into a hole and get buried deep. It's a desperate internal struggle, and to soothe it there are work memes to soften the grind.

funny and relatable work memes | My favorite part Star Wars Darth Vader lost his cool during staff meeting and started choking co-worker.
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