4/01/2007

When were they going to tell me?

This may be one of those blog postings that gets me Dooced, but I have to post it any ways. So...

Silly me, I left my keys at work again! When I went back to get them I saw the most surprising (for lack of a better word) thing. They hired Julie back. This is a story I have refrained from posing for the world to see, but it's time to share.

Once upon a time I knew this girl, she once was a nice girl, or so I thought. I let her move into my already too small apartment, I got her a job at the joint I manage, and shared most every personal thought with her. That was a bad idea. Eventually, I decided I needed more space, and no matter how I worked it out, moving somewhere bigger with Julie just was not going to work. There were many reasons for this, the most important being that she could not afford the kind of place I was looking for, that and she always needed to be in my space talking up a storm.

So...

I moved, got settled into my new place, but Julie took it quite personally, and got a bit bitter. Problem was I still had to work with her, as her boss. She did and said most everything to disrespect me and drive me crazy at work. One night I had enough, I could not stand her rude remarks, her complaining, and her crappy work ethic.

So...

I gave her a "two week suspension". That really pissed her off. She called me a lot of names that I might be banned online for writing. Then she threatened to beat me up when I got off work, insisted I didn't have the power to suspend her, and pulled the whole, "you can't suspend me! I quit!" trick. I turned a cheek to her childish attitude and went about my business.

Recently...

My boss asked me if I wanted to be transferred to another store where I would be promoted to GM and given a raise. I accepted, and tomorrow morning is my last day at this store.

So...

I'm wondering if my boss really is as ignorant to what happened that night with Julie like he said he was when I discovered they gave her job back. He said he had no ideal she was so disrespectful and rude, and that he was very desperate for drivers. He said he had no choice. I'm thinking he thought he could pull one over me. Maybe they thought since I wasn't working there any more I wouldn't find out, or maybe they moved me to the other store so they could hire her back. Did they really think I would not find out?

Well...

Whatever the reason behind this ridiculous action, I think it very hypocritical considering it was not too long ago since we had a serious meeting where my boss pointed out that no matter what the reason, if one of the managers fired, suspended, or otherwise punished an employee, the rest of us would stick to it.

I love my boss, he is almost always a good boss, but that was a bad decision. I work hard, very hard, and for a wage I would rather not mention. I have saved my boss' ass countless times, recruited some good workers, and still I am underhanded like this. It really does piss me off. Question, is what do I do about it?

2 comments:

andy said...

trust me, I can say from experience when management says they are going to change something.....it never changes. Look on the bright side, she didn't hug you today.

Just call me Dolly said...

No, but if she had seen me she might have punched me, that would have been funny.