Unreasonable Boss Loses It When Vacationing Employee Is Unreachable

Vacation time is precious. Every day that most of us salaried workers toil equals a percentage of a day of freedom. That freedom can be enjoyed in many different ways: a little staycation with your partner, ordering fancy takeout and sleeping in. Or perhaps a beach getaway, sleeping and drinking on the sand, letting the …
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Boss Freaks at Deli Worker for Not Serving Karen Just Before Closing, Employees Maliciously Comply

This humble redditor’s tale of retail hell has it all—the entitled Karen who makes demands minutes before closing and leaves a nasty review when she doesn’t get her way. The unreasonable boss who expects the employee to do the work of ten people but chews them out if they log even 15 minutes of overtime. …
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Entitled Boss Expects Employee to Run Work Errands During Lunch & Still Have Time to Eat

One day at work, redditor u/unitedstatesofLABIA wasn’t feeling super hungry, so they agreed to help their boss with a few errands. Big mistake. It’s easy to let these things slide in the moment, but the consequences of letting bosses cross boundaries—like using lunch breaks for work-related errands—can come back to bite you in the long …
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Horrible Bosses Get Wasted While Handling Firearms at Work, Employees Get Them Fired

Horrible bosses are a dime a dozen, but in certain industries, hiring responsible managers is a matter of life and death. When u/Burnandmurder and their coworkers noticed that a couple of their bosses had a habit of getting wasted on the job, they knew they had to do something about it. In OP’s line of …
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Manager Says Worker Needs Permission to Clock Out, Malicious Compliance Ensues

Since when do shift workers need to wait for permission before leaving once their shift ends? Are you going to pay overtime? No? Okay, bye then! When redditor u/Brooklynisqueerr gave their manager a heads up once their shift had ended, OP was rightfully confused when their manager seemed angry and annoyed. She even made up …
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Company’s Cruel Late & Sick Policies Backfire, Bosses Cry About It

On top of squeezing every last drop of value out of workers‘ labor, huge faceless corporations are always finding clever ways to scam their employees out of wages using exploitative work policies. Redditor u/Alternative_Hunter34 hopped on to r/antiwork to tell the internet about how their company’s late and sick policies ended up biting them in …
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Worker Responds to Boss’ Tone-Deaf Messages With Memes, Gets Suspended

Imagine working your butt off in the hope that the extra effort might finally lead to some adequate compensation, and then management decides to «show appreciation» with a pizza party or an e-card with clipart of a cake on it that says «great job!» To all the bosses out there, if you’re reading this, listen …
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Worker Exposes Shady Boss Who Cheated Employees Out of Secret Benefit for Years

If you haven’t noticed, there’s an epidemic of horrible bosses scamming their employees out of benefits, wages, and precious time. It’s almost as if the managerial class as a whole is incentivized to rip off the working class as much as possible. How else is your boss supposed to become filthy rich? That money has …
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Workers Share Times Their Stingy Bosses Made Them Pay for Food at Work-Related Social Engagements

What kind of company forces their employees to pay for food at a work event? Bosses already rip off workers with low wages and long hours. Making them pay $5 for a hamburger at the work cookout is just adding insult to injury. 

Boss Arbitrarily Chides Employee for Wearing Shorts to Work, Malicious Compliance Ensues

Nobody likes a boss who arbitrarily makes up reasons to berate their employees just because they’re having a bad day and feel like taking it out on someone. When redditor u/bear-mc showed up to work wearing totally normal khaki shorts due to the hot weather, their boss used it as an opportunity to reprimand them. …
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