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    Well here I start, I am 22 years old, married and live in my own rented accommodation, and my wife is currently out of a job. I am working at a VERY VERY turd of a job and its on a temporary contract. I work only 4 hours a day and make minimum wage, today I had a phone interview for a job that is 13k per annual salary and luckily I have passed. Leading me to a face to face interview tomorrow. Due to the fact that I am working 10 - 2, do I risk going to the interview with maybe no reassurance I will get the job and get sacked or do I stay in this crap job until a month or two when my contract ends anyway.


    I AM STRESSED OUT

    Sorry for the spelling, I just needed to say everything.
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    Can't you call in sick/ lie about a death?
    Not ethical but hey who cares. At least that way there is a high chance they won't/can't sack you without looking like heartless *******s.
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    The manager not trying to sing a tune is a heartless (racist and yes complaint) *******.

    Unethical but I have to feed my family I have already said there was a death so I need to go to the funeral tomorrow, due to the fact that only 2 people work where I am currently situated and the other person is a lazy turd he said I would have to come in. I asked for an afternoon shift and he said "i'm doing this for you, and if you don't come, I will get you for this".
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    Also, If you call in sick, they tell you to come in within 5 minutes or you can get sacked.
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    (Original post by fattycake)
    Also, If you call in sick, they tell you to come in within 5 minutes or you can get sacked.
    If your posting from the UK, then there are laws which prevent the arbitary sacking of colleagues. You cannot legally be sacked for a bout of absence unless you have previously been issued a final written warning within the last 6 months and even then there are other conditions of the law.

    My advice would be to call in sick (as its too late now to make other arrangements), go to the interview, do your best and hopefully get the job. If you do not get the job and you exisiting job attempts to sack you then demand to appeal to the highest manager you can, threaten legal action and if that doesnt get you re-instated then take them to an employment tribunal and take compensation.
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    RIv alreadi said I'm going to the funeral nw so I can't call in sick I suppose, I asked for a 2-6 shift nd he said ok but my interview is at 11 and its for 4 hrs so ima stil go in duno wah ima say, traffic?
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    Had the same situation before, lied about a death also. Good call.
 
 
 
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