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#1 cookinbrak

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 09:49 PM

Got a new job. Turned in my 2 week notice in hopes of getting my unused vacation days. Probably not getting them. Scheduled to work Thurs, Fri, and Sat.

Do I finish out my time, or take a long holiday weekend? Right now I think I'm just gonna be "sick" on Thursday.

#2 SCP

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 09:54 PM

You don't owe them anything. If poo hit the fan they'd fire you in a hearbeat.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 10:19 PM

No way in hell I would go into a job on Thanksgiving that I already gave my two week notice to....

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 10:25 PM

Call them up (with a mouthful of turkey) and say "mommotmumminmen"

#5 pstall

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 10:27 PM

call in scared. yeah, i'm afraid i can't come in. adios

#6 cookinbrak

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:11 AM

Every other place I've worked at made concessions- put a note in the guests rooms saying "Our employees want to be with their families, we will provide service if you request it, yadda yadda yadda", and most people were cool with it. But at "The Plantation" -Wrightsville Beach's boutique resort- everybody has to work because "WE'RE GOING TO BE SO BUSY". They even put up a notice telling employees to park on the street and walk to work so they can have the parking spaces.

#7 Herbert The Love Bug

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:39 AM

USe the "my grandparent died" excuse. I've gone through like 30 grandparents

#8 Mother Grabber

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:53 AM

you should eat some pie

#9 Squirrel

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 05:40 AM

Ad far as unused vacation days they have to pay you those no matter what.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:10 AM

Tell em u r protesting with Target and Walmart employees...

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:42 AM

Do you think you'll ever need the reference?

If so I'd suggest you not just no-show. You can still be fired and ruin your chance to collect that unpaid vacation time.


If your boss has any shred of reason they will work this out with you.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:10 AM

If you dont go in you wont be screwing your employer, youll be screwing the people you worked with - someone is going to have to pick up your slack over the holiday and they probably have a family too. Man up.

#13 Bob NC

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:28 AM

If it were me and I gave a 2 week notice, I'd work out my 2 week notice.

#14 Zcustom

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:41 AM

Ad far as unused vacation days they have to pay you those no matter what.


Squirrel is right. You used to be able to decide if you wanted to as a business, but the laws changed recently, they have to give it to you. Don't let them screw you over on that.

Oh and fug going in the rest of the week.

#15 g5jamz

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:38 PM

If it were me and I gave a 2 week notice, I'd work out my 2 week notice.


This. If you wanted the days off...you should've taken them off THEN put in your 2 week notice. Or scheduled that time off beforehand.


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