Shady Company Tries to Steal Employee’s Paycheck With ‘Payroll Reversal’ After It’s Deposited

The one thing people expect from their employers is to be compensated for their work in a timely manner. Can you imagine what would happen if, after purchasing something in a store, you reached into the cash register to take your money back? Or what if you turned in your rent and then cancelled the …
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Guy Gives Notice to Job, Company Revokes All PTO

A disgruntled worker shared this experience to Reddit’s r/antiwork subreddit, claiming that their employer had refused to honor their accrued PTO once they handed in their notice. They had thought that they were doing the correct and honorable thing by giving their notice to their employer but felt that this had just come back to …
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Employee Finds Out They’re About to Be Laid Off, Finds Best Ways To Make Their Employer Uncomfortable

There’s nothing worse than getting laid off. Just kidding! There is something objectively worse than that: finding out you’re getting laid off from an outside source days before it happens. Being terminated without pay is possibly maybe somewhat worse than getting let go, but getting let go always feels slimier, especially when your job is …
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Company Bans Job Hunters From Reapplying For 12-Months After Failing «Personality Test»

When I was applying for jobs, I was a bit skeptical of any company that asked me to take a personality test before the interview. I understand wanting to hire somebody with good vibes, but isn’t that what multiple rounds of interviews are for? You would think companies might do such a test to understand …
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People Discuss The Most Useless Jobs In Existence

It is normal to ask yourself occasionally, «does my job contribute anything substantive to society?» When I worked as a security guard at my college’s library, I would have to watch unattended items on the security camera to make sure they weren’t stolen. After almost a year of working at these libraries and countless hours …
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CEO Shames Pregnant Employee For Going to the Emergency Room

Nobody wants to have a medical emergency, yet sometimes we get shamed or scolded when we do. It’s common for people, especially women, to be accused of faking or exaggerating symptoms. Why? Who knows. Usually, the accusation goes that a woman in severe pain is trying to get drugs, attention, or both. It is incredibly …
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Treasurer Withholds Employees Check From October, Says He’ll Get it in December

There’s nothing worse than waiting to get paid by a shady corporation. When I worked at a restaurant during my senior year of high school, my boss told me that the clock-in system was broken. He told me not to worry and that he would ensure I got the time I worked during those shifts …
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Teenage Worker Gets Finger Sliced off on Machinery, Boss Refuses to Pay Workers Comp

Working a thankless customer service job can be grueling. You get regularly disrespected by both customers and your boss. Customers might yell at you or even in rare situations throw a glass at your head, but they typically don’t pose real danger to your safety. They come in, they ruin your night, and then they …
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Workers Share The Worst Things Terrible Bosses Have Ever Said To Them

Employment can be a real piece of work. Being the underling of your boss can go sour quickly. As anyone in the workforce knows, employers are often more than willing to take advantage of their employees because they think they can get away with it. Horrible bosses believe they can squeeze the life out of …
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Satisfying Times Workers Stood Up to Their Horrible Bosses

Everyone has their breaking point. There’s only so much BS you can take from a terrible boss before exploding into a confetti of expletives and insults you’ve been fantasizing about saying every day for months. Not all of us have the guts to stand up to our bosses (we still have to pay the bills …
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