- Jul 4, 2019
Meant to be going fishing with my dad tomorrow. Got a job that can’t be moved. What’s the worst/best excuse you’ve used to have a sick day?
I logged evey hour over contract (also not paid) in last management job.when I worked for Sainsburys managers didnt get overtime... we got time off in lieu... lost count of the times I got told I couldn't have my lieu day because we were busy... I also lost count of the times I had to cover my boss because he couldn't get his arse out of bed to open the store so I had to do it on my day off and cover till the duty manager came in... like I said... cuts both ways
Can’t say I have been screwed over “plenty of times”, I’m left to my own devices and have always had a good relationship with my bosses, I wouldn’t stay in a job long if I thought someone was trying to screw me over.That said there are plenty of times when you get screwed over by the management... what goes round comes around
I used to do that, my reasoning as well was, I am marked down as arriving at 8.45am,If we were 5 minutes late we got stopped 15 minutes money... no problem we didn't start till 15 mins was up... the bosses soon rescinded that little rule
Only 5,? We got 10 at dept of environment,When I started with my current company some 35 years ago they were still government owned and a lot of the working practices were at best lax. I was told I would get 25 days holiday plus 7 'ridly days' when I asked what these were I was told these are days when you are sick but don't need a doctors note (this was before self certification), I thought that is nice if I don't feel up to it one day I can always phone in and take a 'ridly'. I had been there several months and it was coming up to the end of the leave year, I got a letter from personnel dept saying that they had noted I had not taken my sick days and as there was only 3 weeks of the leave year left could I let them know when I was going to use them !!!