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    Has anyone experienced seeing/experiencing someone (or even you) getting sacked from a job for the most ridiculous reason?
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    Yeah, my friend got fired from her job because her boss didn't 'like her' even though she had been working there for about 3 years. He then basically said, you either leave voluntarily or I sack you, without any real reason behind it.
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    (Original post by danielaandrea)
    Yeah, my friend got fired from her job because her boss didn't 'like her' even though she had been working there for about 3 years. He then basically said, you either leave voluntarily or I sack you, without any real reason behind it.
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    (Original post by danielaandrea)
    Yeah, my friend got fired from her job because her boss didn't 'like her' even though she had been working there for about 3 years. He then basically said, you either leave voluntarily or I sack you, without any real reason behind it.
    I'd **** on his desk. He sounds like a repulsive person.

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    A comment on the internet is usually enough these days. Hell you can even be thrown into jail for it never mind losing your job!
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    Moving this to careers and employment
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    (Original post by danielaandrea)
    Yeah, my friend got fired from her job because her boss didn't 'like her' even though she had been working there for about 3 years. He then basically said, you either leave voluntarily or I sack you, without any real reason behind it.
    Surely your friend could have appealed it. My colleague was sacked because my boss claimed he wasn't pulling his weight at work, he appealed and got his job back. I personally wouldn't for the job I have lol but hey
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    My friends store had a new boss and he dismissed her due to her till being £12 down,which was clearly an excuse! She said he didn't like her from the beginning. I don't get why these managers get away with this
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    (Original post by phunky_fresh)
    Surely your friend could have appealed it. My colleague was sacked because my boss claimed he wasn't pulling his weight at work, he appealed and got his job back. I personally wouldn't for the job I have lol but hey
    She threatened to take him to a employment tribunal and he gave her a cheque for a very large amount of money and told her to leave (he paid her cash in hand and didn't want to get caught!)
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    (Original post by danielaandrea)
    She threatened to take him to a employment tribunal and he gave her a cheque for a very large amount of money and told her to leave (he paid her cash in hand and didn't want to get caught!)
    I wonder what would happen to the manager if she did bring him to the tribunal.
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    I was working as an au pair (basically a live in babysitter for foreign kids) and the mum was a bit mental. Sweet as pie one minute, a complete ***** the next.

    She would have fired me (had I not quit), because I didn't share a bed with her two dogs (after they'd weed on it) while she was on holiday. Never really understood that (sleeping with dogs on wee was defo not part of my job description! :p:), and quit as I couldn't deal with the drama :dontknow:
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    (Original post by xmarilynx)
    She would have fired me (had I not quit), because I didn't share a bed with her two dogs (after they'd weed on it) while she was on holiday. Never really understood that (sleeping with dogs on wee was defo not part of my job description! :p:)
    :eek:

    That's really odd : /
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    (Original post by kka25)
    I wonder what would happen to the manager if she did bring him to the tribunal.
    Take the money then screw him anyway, I like it
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    (Original post by kka25)
    I wonder what would happen to the manager if she did bring him to the tribunal.
    There is a good chance they were avoiding paying NI contributions. Essentially if you are working a normal job and being paid cash in hand it is illegal.

    Going to an employment tribunal would have resulted in the employer getting into a lot of hot water.

    I worked a temp job like this only for about 4 weeks part time and was suddenly let go. I found out a year later that my employment situation had been illegal.
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    Take the money then screw him anyway, I like it
    This is what should be done in the future if it ever happens again.
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    My boss didn't want to fire me but his wife made him because I was not "suitable" for the job.

    A.K.A Because I didn't look like the back end of a bus, I couldn't work with him (His exact words)

    Although I did get a nice cheque in the post for unfair dismissal.
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    (Original post by Politics Student)
    I worked a temp job like this only for about 4 weeks part time and was suddenly let go. I found out a year later that my employment situation had been illegal.
    :console:

    can you tell me why it's illegal? I'm not sure the rules here.
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    (Original post by kka25)
    :console:

    can you tell me why it's illegal? I'm not sure the rules here.
    There is a good chance that the employer is avoiding paying NI contribution and any other tax...

    You are also avoiding NI and tax (Presuming you earn over the threshold) so all earnings need to be declared to HMRC ASAP.

    If your employer is reported then there would be a fine and he would face disciplinary action from the company.
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    Got to be honest, some of these 'reasons' sound awfully untrue.

    Under the table cheques for unfair dismissal etc.
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    (Original post by danielaandrea)
    She threatened to take him to a employment tribunal and he gave her a cheque for a very large amount of money and told her to leave (he paid her cash in hand and didn't want to get caught!)
    i'd take the money and still take him to the tribunal and pretend he didn't give me it. A- there's no way he could prove it and B- im sure he'd lose his job if he made it public knowledge he'd paid her off so he's hardly going to admit to it.
 
 
 
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