Have you told a LIE to get out of work?
By It's Bee!
February 5, 2007 6:46pm CST
Not a BIG lie, but a small fib that can get you cleared from a work day. Well, I started a new job (just a 2nd part-time gig for some extra cash) at the mall in a clothing store. I gave them my availability when I started and it seems they failed to look at that when making THIS weeks schedule. (avail.:: mon, tues, wed. from 9am-2pm and sat. 9am-3pm) So I got a call today around 3pm, when I got to my full-time job, from my manager at the clothing store who said, "Hey girl, you were supossed to be at work today, are you available tomorrow?" Thinking of other things, I said yes I am. Then I explained to him that this passed weekend when I looked at the schedule I wasn't on for today or tomorrow. That they put me on Thursday and Saturday night, which I can't work. He explained the schedule was done by the new manager who didn't know what employees needed what days, and so on. So it was okay. So the thing is, I have family coming in this Wednesday and personally, I can not work tomorrow. I have so many things to get done in my house and grocery shopping and painting that I can NOT possible go to work at my part-time from 9am to 2pm and then to my full-time from 3pm to 11pm. I will get nothing done. So I called back around 7pm and told the OTHER manager that I was already scheduled at my full-time job to work tomorrow and didn't realize it. Told her that I should have been taken off the schedule for Thurs and Sat. (1 I requested off on Saturday and 2 I am unavailable Thursdays). So the fact that I told them I was already scheduled at my full-time, which obviously, isn't true....do you think that was wrong of me? Have you done that before at a job of yours?
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6 Feb 07
Ahaha. I did that a couple of times before. There is this time when I had to go to a sale in one of the malls here in Manila. My boss askd me if I could do overtime work because he had some things the needed to be asubmitted in the morning. I told him I had a relative that arrived and that I had to pick her up at the airport! LOL
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6 Feb 07
anything you can do, to not have to work as hard, you wewe not wrong. soometimes you have to take off for whatever reason, sick, tired or jus sick and tired of it. i have done it numorous times, only thig is you have to make a checklist, so your grandmother doesnt get sick two months in a row lol