A commenter on the virus’s internet post immediately showed support for one employee who detailed his enthusiastic interaction with his boss on a trip he had planned for “months.”
and Reddit A post posted on r / antiwork, Redditor u / ImplyingVolatility (also known as the original poster, or OP), requested multiple scheduled vacations and explained that the request was granted. t.
“My boss tried to get rid of the vacation I was approved a few months ago. I told him to quit soon. He soon found a way to give me my vacation,” Viral said. Position Yesterday I got more than 21,000 votes.
The original poster started with an explanation that notified the boss of the travel plan early in the planning process, Until recently everything was planned.
“I had a plan so far, so of course I told my boss that I wanted to take a day off,” they wrote. “He told me that there would be no problem so far, and he would ensure that I would take my vacation for the date I requested.”
“As the break time approached, I reminded my boss of my final vacation. He repeated that everything was taken care of,” they continued.
“It’s finally time for vacation. My boss suddenly behaved like this completely suddenly,” they added. “He said I didn’t request a vacation on the’appropriate channel’, and there was no way I could take a vacation.”
Following the revelation of the boss’s bomb, the original poster they said Considered their optionsFinally, they decided that their vacation was of utmost importance to them and made a tough decision to offer their resignation.
“I decided I had no choice. I just had to go on this trip,” they wrote. “I called my boss back and said I just had to quit.”
“He asked me to know if I would notify him two weeks in advance. My trip was a week, so I told him I could notify him a week ago,” they continued. “He asked if I would stay if I took a vacation, and I said, of course.”
“He called me 10 minutes later and said it was all taken care of, and I was able to go on my trip,” they added.
In the United States, there are no laws or regulations that require an employer to provide employees with paid or unpaid leave.
The Family and medical leave law Prevents workers from losing their jobs in the event of a medical or family emergency. While certain states require businesses with a certain number of employees to provide unpaid leave, there is no comprehensive law that requires employers to allow all types of leave.
Data collected by last year Labor Statistics Bureau It was revealed that 92% of employees of private companies with more than 500 employees report that paid leave is available.
In a small facility with 1 to 49 employees, 71% of employees report that paid leave is available.
In a Reddit post on the virus, the original poster categorically claimed that it was immediately approved to take a vacation a few months ago. But when it was time to actually take that time, it became a serious problem.
The original poster revealed that the vacation needed for the trip was finally given, but commenters who responded to the viral post agreed that a forced emotional roller coaster was unnecessary, OP. Encouraged the possibility of seeking employment elsewhere.
“We need to request a significant increase right away,” Redditor u / Baph0metX wrote in a comment with over 2,000 votes.
“I know you said you were going to look for another job, but in the meantime they let you know how much you need you,” they added.
“I still definitely want to consider looking elsewhere,” said another Redditor. “Boss do not tend to react well to losing their sense of power.”
In another comment, Redditor u / inevitable equal833 provided a similar response.
“The main red flag,” they commented. “Your boss has proven to be basically a liar. At least he doesn’t care about his employees.”
“We are far more valuable to businesses than we are aware of,” they continued. “They will, in fact, go a long way to ensure that we will not stop if they can help it.”
Newsweek I contacted u / Implying Volatility for comment.