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    Hello. I work part-time in a new store and I got a phone call last week from my boss shouting at me because I was supposed to be in work. As far as I knew, I wasn't meant to be in because I mentioned it to my supervisor (she was the one I was working with at the time, not the boss, so I thought she would be the one to mention to) that I could not work it, but I think there was a miscommunication somewhere as she wasn't paying attention to what I was really saying (she was a bit preoccupied). Anyway, I got a good telling off down the phone from th boss and she said she would get back to me during the week. I thought this would be to whether or not I'd be fired because she said she was very disappointed and angry. To be honest, I'd rather she just fired me then and there because, childish as it sounds, I don't want to go back and face her and have her keep a constant eye on me. It's only a part-time job in a new store and we are all on 3-month probation. I am due in tomorrow afternoon for a shift but I'm dreading it because it will be v awkward. She didn't get back to me, I sent her a message double-checking my shift and she just said 'yes'. I've a feeling she'll have a word with me tomorrow, maybe to give me a warning or else to fire me. I feel very guilty for what happened because the other workers will have had to do my work, and I'm afraid in case they ask me about it tomorrow. I am not used to these situations and am v shy which is why I'm very worried about what's going to happen. I don't really want to go back because I feel embarrassed and unreliable, even though it was a one-off. She was getting on like I didn't come in for badness, rather than a communication breakdown. I also told my supervisor that I cannot work weekdays anymore while at school, and she said it was fine, but my boss told me that it wasn't good enough. I think that would be the reasons why I'l be fired if I am. Any solutions/advice? Thanks
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    why you blaming yourself, you told the supervisor you weren't able to work, if they weren't listening that's their responsibility...not yours.
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    (Original post by Rzc)
    why you blaming yourself, you told the supervisor you weren't able to work, if they weren't listening that's their responsibility...not yours.
    Exactly, it is not your fault.
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    It's not a mistake on your part - you told your supervisor you couldn't work that day, and they failed to let your boss know, so I can't see how it would be your fault
    Advice would be probably let your boss know that you told this supervisor you wouldn't be available for that day your didn't turn up. Hope it's going okay for you!
 
 
 
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