Black Friday

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Rochester, New York
November 20, 2017 7:31pm CST
I got to work to find that I'm not scheduled for Black Friday. There was a note attached to the clip board that the schedule is on and it pretty much says that even though you aren't on the schedule now it doesn't mean that you won't be scheduled later. That drives me nuts when they do that.. don't put the schedule out unless it's completely finished and set up. Some folks do enjoy making plans for their days off and we most likely won't find out until Wednesday whether or not we are scheduled to work. We have no big ads running which is always good. Our prices are already beyond low so they won't do any sales. There have been numerous complaints from customers about that every year, but there is nothing we can do about it. That decision comes from corporate.
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@JudyEv (123138)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Nov
It must be a little annoying when complaints come to you but you have no say in what happens.
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
I usually tell the customer to go see the manager and then they can tell them their complaints. lol
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@JudyEv (123138)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 Nov
@LisaSteinmetz That's all you can do really isn't it?
@sharon6345 (125281)
• United States
21 Nov
Wher do you work?
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• Rochester, New York
21 Nov
I work at Burlington. It used to be Burlington Coat Factory at one time, but the new owners took off the Coat Factory part..
@Courtlynn (66049)
• United States
21 Nov
@LisaSteinmetz i loved burlington! Got alot of clothes there 2-5 years ago
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
@Courtlynn I mark down merchandise there. I could go broke there because of the good prices. lol
@Dyvette16 (1473)
• San Antonio, Texas
22 Nov
Yes that bugs me when they do that at my work place as well
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
This happens every holiday here.
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@Dyvette16 (1473)
• San Antonio, Texas
25 Nov
@LisaSteinmetz already used to it lol
@just4him (116707)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
21 Nov
I hope you won't need to work on Black Friday.
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
Thankfully I didn't have to. lol
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@just4him (116707)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
25 Nov
@LisaSteinmetz That's good.
@LadyDuck (156889)
• Switzerland
21 Nov
This is crazy, I cannot understand how this practice is allowed and accepted in the United States.
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
I'm sure the higher ups in the company wouldn't care as long as they are being made money.
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@LadyDuck (156889)
• Switzerland
25 Nov
@LisaSteinmetz This means that the Laws are not good enough to protect workers.
@Courtlynn (66049)
• United States
21 Nov
Hope you dont have to worry about work then
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
I was never called to work so I stayed home.
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@Courtlynn (66049)
• United States
25 Nov
@LisaSteinmetz thats good
@Blondie2222 (21747)
• United States
21 Nov
Well that sucks they do that to you. I hope you will end up having it off so you can have a long weekend. I get Thursday & Friday off at my job.
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
I did end up getting it off. I went and ate with my mum and her boyfriend then came home for the day. There were too many folks on the roads. lol
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@Blondie2222 (21747)
• United States
25 Nov
@LisaSteinmetz Glad you enjoyed time with your mom and her boyfriend. Always busy with traffic on thanksgiving and over the weekend. I still travel i am just extra careful
@sallypup (27054)
• Moses Lake, Washington
22 Nov
That must be frustrating for you.
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
It was but I didn't have to work today so it's all good.
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@DianneN (77844)
• United States
22 Nov
I'd be annoyed, too, not knowing. Hope you don't have to work Friday.
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
I was never called to come in today so it worked out. :)
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21 Nov
One reason I don't think I could ever leave the education sector is that I know exactly when my holidays are! It seems a little silly that the schedule isn't yet finalised but is available.
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
During the holiday seasons it's never fully finalized until 2 days before the holiday.
@andriaperry (50542)
• United States
21 Nov
That is just crazy.
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
I agree, but he's been doing this for a long time.
@Hatley (164654)
• Garden Grove, California
21 Nov
I am so glad that I avenever worked for acoroporation I nalways worked for a hospital i nstead lo
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• Rochester, New York
25 Nov
Nurses have crazy schedules during the holidays as well.