Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-26 19:11:35
ID: 68082
No. I cannot email your and your husband and your son's W2s to you. WTF? Call your EMPLOYER. I don't know who you are. I'm not emailing you jack shit.
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Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-20 04:43:27
ID: 68051
In response to a confession. I had a job afew years ago like this, managing a team of 5. It was 9-5, but there was just way too much to be done, so I was often there until 6, 7 and even 8:30. The office head would often pop in on his way home and ask why I was still there. I've always been the kind of person to not leave until all the work is done, but there were times I'd have to get home, so I'd just do more work at night. And on weekends. And the team members took advantage of my constant availability but would lose it if I made a mistake - which was inevitable considering the workload. I still kick myself for allowing it to happen, because I worked myself to a near-breakdown. And for what? I wasn't respected, nor was I compensated for the extra time because I was salaried. Never again.
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Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-19 14:00:41
ID: 68046
In response to a confession. Former teacher and mom of 2 high schoolers here. I'm in Texas. Our governor, who already champions some of the lowest school funding in the US, thinks everything is just fine and evryone should be in school. He has ruled that he will not find ANY virtual learning this year, provide no PPE for teachers or students, has fought mask mandates by issuing executive orders forbidding them, and will not issue any calendar variances for schools that close due to COVID. Schools are having kids sit in the auditorium all day because there are no teachers. Buses are running an hour late in our district because no drivers. My kids' school had 51 new COVID cases reported just yesterday (that they know about). I feel you. There's a reason I left teaching. Those that stay and fight for our kids are the true heroes. It's not the districts here. The state is basically forcing them to stay open.
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Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-18 19:35:32
ID: 68042
The staff at my school voted to do a sick-out action in support of students' demands for safety. What I wish people knew: This doesn't feel like a day off. It's actually stressful. The test positivity rate at my school is 15%. The student organizers are demanding KN95 masks for students, more testing, and outdoor lunch areas. If the students don't feel safe, it isn't safe, and I stand with them. My heart has been in my throat all day though.
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Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-17 19:03:34
ID: 68037
Does anyone else have any idea how it feels to be given more work than you can handle, and then venomously hate yourself for not being able to do it all? Especially because it's very detailed and HAS to be right, and it HAS to be done within the deadline. And I can't do it all. I certainly can't do it all make sure it's 100% perfect and correct. And I'd almost rather kill myself than not be able to do my job. Then there's my husband at home calling and wondering when I'm gonna be home. Then there's my kids who want me to babysit my DGD on the weekend when I really should be working. I hate this. I hate me.
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Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-13 18:45:29
ID: 68029
WHY do you call my office and dial my extension... only to ASK FOR SOMEONE ELSE?!?!?!?!?!?! *Jackie Chan meme*
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Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-13 14:21:32
ID: 68027
Would it bother you if you found out that a person who works at your tax office and sees all your personal financial information was dumb enough to fall hook line and sinker for an email scam to the tune of 30k, complete with driving to their bank and providing information to the scammer via cellphone WHILE at their bank? (thankfully the bank manager was cued in that something weird was going on and prevented the 30K transfer from actually finalizing)
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Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-12 15:57:02
ID: 68026
In response to a confession. When I worked in nursing I had a patient grab my ponytail and slam my head repeatedly against his chair tray. He was about 50, a big dude and a veteran, and had advanced Huntington's. He was in a high chair type restraint because he was non-ambulatory but kept trying to get up and walk around. I leaned in to talk to him and he lunged at me, grabbed my ponytail, slammed my head into the tray three or four times and then threw me across the hall where I slammed into a wall and fell into a heap. FROM HIS CHAIR. It was nuts and very scary. Your post brought the whole incident back in full force. *shudder*
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Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-08 18:45:39
ID: 68016
20% of school staff was absent, most with Covid. The Principal had to run the front office. Classes being split up because there are no subs. A little girl fell asleep on the Kindergarten rug. Her hair was soaking wet with a fever. I sent her home. I'm working 1:1 with a kid who won't wear a mask most of the time and who blows raspberries in my face like PFFFFFFT! He's also pushing me, hitting me, and pulling my head down by grabbing my ponytail. The first week back from Winter Break was a month long, lol
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Posted by: anonymous
2022-01-07 21:33:38
ID: 68014
Here, do something impossible today. But you won't KNOW it's impossible until you've been working on it for four hours. Then, when you realize it's impossible, and the only people that can help won't talk to you because your boss didn't add your name as an admin, that's when your boss won't be available. OH- and do this same impossible thing a thousand times before the month is out. All by yourself. With no help, and no one to even answer the phone or the door or go get the mail for you. And HAHAHAHAHAHAHA if you think you're going to get anyone to care that you're crying at your desk all day every day for a full month.
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