Fired Employee Holds the Key to Company Payroll 💼🔑😲

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An employee was suddenly terminated from their job for unclear reasons, leaving them feeling confused and hurt. As the person responsible for managing the company's payroll system, they held unique access to critical data. Now, the company is scrambling to process payroll, but the fired employee is reluctant to help. Should they feel guilty, or is it justified?

Unclear Reasons for Termination 🤷‍♂️

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Not Wanted Anymore 😔

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In Charge of Payroll 🔐

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A Complicated Process ⏳

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Company Contacts Fired Employee 📞

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Manipulative Company Tactics 😠

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Feeling Guilty? 🥺

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Payroll Due This Monday ⏰

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Reasons and Analogies 📝

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Legal Obligations 📚

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Biometric Key Clarification 🧬

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Failsafe in Place 🔓

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A Payroll Dilemma Unfolds 😨

After being fired for unclear reasons, the employee who managed the company's payroll system is now facing a moral dilemma. The company desperately needs access to the system, but the fired employee is hesitant to help. With payroll due on Monday, the situation is becoming increasingly tense. What do you think of this situation? Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

Fired employee refuses to give access to company payroll system.

Ranebob | Ranebob

Proposing to charge a one-time fee of $10,000 to grant access 🤔. However, caution advised as being sued is a possibility 😱

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Legal obligation to hand over access to company systems.

UnoRissen | UnoRissen

Legal advice needed before surrendering payroll access. NTA 👍

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Don't let them get away with it! Contact a lawyer 💯

RyoukonTheSpeedcuber | RyoukonTheSpeedcuber

Stand your ground and seek legal advice 👍

NeedAnOffButton | NeedAnOffButton

Former employee's actions deemed unethical and potentially illegal. ESH.

xkforce | xkforce

Fired payroll employee holds the key to company's fate. 💼

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When you're expected to do a job without prior instruction 🤔

DJT4Prison | DJT4Prison

No money, no honey! The employee did the right thing 👍

roeesta | roeesta

Turn a bad situation into a lucrative opportunity 💰

drdrillaz | drdrillaz

Let them hang 👌. Company should have thought of this.

VioletSachet | VioletSachet

Legal expert warns against bad advice that can cost thousands 💸

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Former employee withholding payroll information, causing delays and impacting coworkers. YTA.

mayday85 | mayday85

Former employee holds the power 💪🏼

goaheaditwontbreak | goaheaditwontbreak

Former employee's integrity questioned over company's payroll mess. ESH.

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Former employee not responsible for company's payroll mess. 👍

Sargatana | Sargatana

Fired employee shares experience of unfair firing and discrimination.

haysus25 | haysus25

Don't work for free, file a claim with the state 💰

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Move on, it's not your problem anymore 👍

escortboyfriend | escortboyfriend

Former employee not responsible for company's negligence in securing system 🔑

techleopard | techleopard

Employee refuses to help fix payroll issue, company in trouble 😱

thefifthangel141 | thefifthangel141

The fired employee questions the company's payroll security measures 👀

HappierKate | HappierKate

NTA comment receives thoughtful reply about possible reasons for firing.

lordcommander55 | lordcommander55

Unconventional biometric key raises eyebrows in the comment section 🤔

MatabiTheMagnificent | MatabiTheMagnificent

Don't let them take advantage of you. NTA! 👍

Silkstone1980 | Silkstone1980

Seeking legal advice for a fired employee's payroll access 👨‍💻📝

frizabelle | frizabelle

Employer's lack of access to payroll system affects employees' pay. ESH.

Adiira | Adiira

Commenter questions relevance of legal advice in comment section 🤔

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Former employee exposes company's incompetence and lack of resilience plan 🤔

DGrey10 | DGrey10

Former employee still has access to company payroll system? 🤔

throwed-off | throwed-off

Fired employee holds company payroll hostage, innocent employees suffer 😱

nightcreator | nightcreator

Former employee's actions impact innocent colleagues. YTA 😠

rachiepoo81 | rachiepoo81

Protect yourself first. Don't help until you're paid. 💪

nursere | nursere

Always have a backup plan 👍. Offer consulting for a fee 💰


Malicious compliance or justified revenge? NTA for sure 👍

ChimoEngr | ChimoEngr

No longer employed, no longer responsible 💼👋


Former employee seeks revenge by withholding company payroll 💼

macci_a_vellian | macci_a_vellian

Solving payroll issues for a price 💰

armyprivateoctopus99 | armyprivateoctopus99

Former employee seeks revenge for unfair dismissal 💰💼

kendrajoi | kendrajoi

Former employee's revenge affects innocent coworkers. ESH.

fluffability | fluffability

Payroll expert gets fired, then asked to fix payroll 😳

79Freedomreader | 79Freedomreader

Former employee causes payroll chaos, leaving coworkers unpaid. 👎🏻

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Fired employee holds company payroll hostage. YTA comment section.

24Cones | 24Cones

Former employee threatens company payroll, who will suffer more? 🤔

LegalEye1 | LegalEye1

Employee holds company payroll hostage, but what about coworkers? ESH.

ubiquitousbean | ubiquitousbean

Employee fired with access to payroll causes chaos. YTA.

juuustwondering2 | juuustwondering2

Former employee rightfully refuses to help former employer with payroll

z31fanatic | z31fanatic

Charge them $400/hour for consulting 💰

filkerdave | filkerdave

Commenter thinks someone is the a**hole 🤨

LesbotronEZAS | LesbotronEZAS

Turn the tables on your former employer with a consulting gig 💼

aintsuperstitious | aintsuperstitious

Supportive comment applauds fired employee's bold move 👏

OGraineshadow | OGraineshadow

Former employee withholds payroll access, deemed YTA by commenter.

Compannacube | Compannacube

When Reddit gives better advice than your lawyer 🤔

RadagastFromTheNorth | RadagastFromTheNorth

Former employee with access to payroll holds company hostage 💼🔑😲. Redditor calls out YTA for screwing over coworkers.

Huth_S0lo | Huth_S0lo

Fired employee's revenge puts company payroll in jeopardy 😱

here_kitkittkitty | here_kitkittkitty

Unemployed OP advised to seek legal help for wrongful termination 👨‍🗫💻

KinkyGCM | KinkyGCM

Former employee's actions jeopardize coworkers' paychecks. YTA 😠

lrw0329 | lrw0329

Confused commenter questions OP's bizarre edits 🤔

Jubelowski | Jubelowski

Former employee holds company payroll hostage. NTA.

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