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'There's even an At-Will clause in my contract': Boss refuses to accept employee's resignation, threatens to sue him for quitting

"At Will" means quitting is allowed
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'Looks like she will be covering that shift after all!': Worker has the perfect comeback for employer who reneged on agreed-upon schedule

Great email fodder
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'You’re manifesting my business's failure': Dispiteous boss accuses employee of "manifesting failure" of her business

Get your Tarot cards out and crystals ready cause we're out here trying to manifest the failure of every terrible boss we've ever had. Try or not, in a way, we're all manifesting something… I “manifested” two tacos and a side of sweet, sweet guacamole not thirty minutes ago. But, what I've recently consumed isn't really the point here, we're more concerned about accusations of the manifestation of a businesses failure being thrown around like the Salem witch trials.
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'Everything is inappropriate': Creepy boss gives employee flowers after his bullying forces her to quit

This boss needs some HR intervention
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'I did not receive my bonus': Boss forces employee to quit their job to receive their Christmas bonus, refuses to fire them

There's mischief afoot
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Toxic Boss Enforces Mandatory Daily Morning Meetings, Forces Workers to Stand

Be glad you don't work here
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'Guess my last day is Friday!': Inconsiderate HR worker flagrantly denies time off request they previously approved

In a strange turn of events
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Karen Takes It One Step Too Far When Bossing Coworkers Around

Karen Takes It One Step Too Far When Bossing Coworkers Around

Being in a professional setting requires one to interact with a variety of people. Some of which, we don't particularly like. That being said, it is important to remain composed at all times. The story below is an account of a frustrated employee who works at the hospital restaurant. It makes sense that the hungry customers would be the top priority. But today, we're going to address something bigger, and that's the subject of Sharon. Sharon is the gossip queen of the hospital. She wanders the…
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'A 2 star review shows you care!': Employee encourages ex-coworkers to leave negative Glassdoor reviews for toxic company, gets CEO to step down

Professional comeuppance
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Fed-up Employee Quits Right Before Coworker’s First Holiday in 3 Years

Fed-up Employee Quits Right Before Coworker’s First Holiday in 3 Years

Get a job, they said. It'll be fun, they said. Well, for this young employee, fun it was not . OP was sharing a space with one of their coworkers, who was the oversharing type. You know, that person who comes up to you after you return to work on a Monday, all grumpy that the weekend has ended, and tells you the most grisly details about how they spent the past few days? So imagine that person is not only blabbing about their life but also talking over you whenever other people are around, tell…
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'Boss is on a power trip’: Ridiculous employer reprimands worker for wearing a sweater after clocking out

This is a new low
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'I was never supposed to approve your vacation': Boss tries to renege on employees Christmas vacation that he approved in October

Too little too late
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Greedy Company Preposterously Asks Employees for Donations for Owner's Holiday Gift

The opposite of a holiday bonus
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"The gift card was going to pay for new tires": Selfish boss opts for office Christmas party instead of gift cards despite that being what the majority of employees wanted

Not all gifts are created equal
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"Call in sick, take PTO, or get online right now:" Boss demands employee takes day off after an 8-minute bathroom break

This boss has a flair for the dramatic
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Ex-Employees Spill Tea on Why They Quit on the First Day

Ex-Employees Spill Tea on Why They Quit on the First Day

Have you ever quit a job on the first day?
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