Is this fair?
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|Fri, 01-30-2004 - 2:31pm|
And finally: this week I worked some overtime again and today I'm being informed that due to the father picking up the kids for the weekend (parents divorced, share custody) straight from school I will not be needed. I haven't picked up my check yet but I have a strong feeling that the scenario from last week (discounting my overtime hrs in place of a day off) will be repeated. Is this a remotely fair treatment in your opinion?
My one friend thinks I'm being completely taken advantage of since I didn't ask for those days off. Even the snow day wasn't something I had any control over, I would still be there if needed. The same friend thinks that I shouldn't even address the issue, just quit.
My thoughts on this are as follows: I have shown full commitment to this job, always being on time and being as accomodating as I can be (leaving my other day job early on couple of occassions, I do get paid a lot more there). I feel hurt that after working late hrs (then having to get up early the next day), I should be appreciated more by getting paid for the entire week plus overtime. One relevant fact: last night I wasn't feeling well and I still offered my services, today when I received the message about not being needed, they said: "Take this time to get better, this will be your sick day". I feel as it is not their place to say that. I've never asked for a sick day. Either way, I'm not getting paid for today and this situation is starting to really upset me. I swallowed my pride last week, what should I do now? I admit, quitting would be a solution, but unless I find something else, I really need this money.
I'm thinking of going over there tommorow and initiating a conversation. What is your opinion?