Working On The 4th Of July… By Choice
So I offered to work yesterday, the 4th of July (meaning I just got home a little bit ago – it’s 2:00am right now on the 5th). They needed volunteers, or else, more than likely, everyone would have to work. Now, you’d think that being one of the few that offered to work on a holiday, there would be some benefit in it for us. But no, there wasn’t.
In fact, because we were so nice to volunteer the time we could have spent with our families doing 4th of July type stuff, we got the opportunity to lose any overtime we had. If any of us had overtime, we were required to leave early. Not to mention the fact that we were only there for about 3 ½ hours to begin with – while everyone else who took the day off got their 8 hours.
I’m thoroughly disgusted. That’s the last time I offer to give up my free time to help out at work – especially on a holiday. It’s not worth it.