Workplace Drama: Employee Refuses to Cover Thanksgiving Shift, Accused of Extortion 🦃💼

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Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and good food. But what happens when workplace drama threatens to ruin your holiday plans? In this juicy tale, an IT worker finds themselves in the middle of a shift-trading scandal that leaves everyone questioning who's really at fault. With a coworker accusing them of extortion and a boss getting involved, things get heated in this Thanksgiving showdown. 🦃🔥

The Shift Trading Game 🔄

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Thanksgiving Weekend Importance 🦃

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The Complaining Coworker 😒

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Thanksgiving Plans 🍽️

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Turkey and Friends 🦃📺

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The Shift Cover Request 🙏

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The Deal 💵

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Boss Gets Involved 😮

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The Complaint 😠

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Sticking to the Plan 🚫

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Coworker's Reaction 😡

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No More Deals 🙅

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The Aftermath 😤

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Who's the A**hole? 🤔

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A Thanksgiving Shift Trade Gone Wrong 🦃🚫

After agreeing to cover a coworker's Thanksgiving shift for cash and a New Year's Eve shift trade, our IT worker finds themselves accused of extortion when the coworker complains to their boss. With the boss now involved, the protagonist refuses to follow through with the deal to avoid potential trouble. The coworker, now left without a shift cover, lashes out and is shunned by others for her sneaky tactics. Who's really to blame in this holiday drama? Let's see what the internet has to say... 🍿

Employee tries to extort coworker for Thanksgiving shift, suffers consequences. 🦃

ackayak | ackayak

NTA refused to cover shift after coworkers tried to screw them over 💯

MissSuzieSunshine | MissSuzieSunshine

Employee accused of extortion for refusing to cover Thanksgiving shift.

Bitter-Conflict-4089 | Bitter-Conflict-4089

Childfree employee refuses to cover Thanksgiving shift, accused of extortion 🦃💼


Retail workers reminisce about holiday scheduling and burnout. 👍

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Commenters discuss the culture of shift coverage bribes 🤑

spiteful_rr_dm_TA | spiteful_rr_dm_TA

NTA refuses to cover shift, accused of extortion 👏

kingofspookyseason | kingofspookyseason

Coworkers support not snitching on shift coverage refusal 👍

1000Hells1GiftShop | 1000Hells1GiftShop

Employee refuses shift, accused of extortion. NTA wins.

Miserable_Status_973 | Miserable_Status_973

Thanksgiving Friends marathon > family time 😎

Glittery_knitter | Glittery_knitter

Don't mess with the bull or you'll get the horns. NTA.

KronkLaSworda | KronkLaSworda

NTA defends shift swapping economy, but warns against risking it.

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NTA backs out of payment, r/maliciouscompliance ensues 👌

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Unmarried and childfree worker stands up against time discrimination 💪

Phoenix101982 | Phoenix101982

Betrayed by a coworker? NTA stands up to extortion 👏

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Employee faces consequences for refusing to cover Thanksgiving shift. 👏

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NTA suggests posting to r/maliciouscompliance for double karma points 💪

Mystic_L | Mystic_L

No sympathy for entitled coworker who refused shift 🙄

Silent-Salamander-26 | Silent-Salamander-26

Employee's attempt to force change backfires. NTA.

BlueRFR3100 | BlueRFR3100

Employee refuses shift, accused of extortion. Commenter calls her AH 👎

bmyst70 | bmyst70

Employee receives justice for refusing Thanksgiving shift 🍗

UnusuallyScented | UnusuallyScented

Employee refuses shift, accused of extortion. Power play backfires.

BondoAndBroccoli | BondoAndBroccoli

Commenter calls out employee, no one disagrees 😏

Ornery-Ticket834 | Ornery-Ticket834

Standing up for your time off, NTA wins the day! 👏

RawrLikeAWeirdo | RawrLikeAWeirdo

NTA stands up against holiday shift entitlement 🎉

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NTA stands up for coworkers, accused of extortion 👏

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Vacation time is precious 🏝👍, NTA for prioritizing personal plans.

SusanMShwartz | SusanMShwartz

Fairness in holiday allowance for all workers, not just parents 👍

Marzipan_civil | Marzipan_civil

Shift change payment raises eyebrows, but accused employee not TA 👍

choppyfloppy8 | choppyfloppy8

NTA stands for Not The A**hole, FAAFO means Mind Your Business 😎

Malgorath666 | Malgorath666

NTA stands up for herself, and a 'narc' is explained 👏

FinkAdele | FinkAdele

Singleton employee's refusal to work Thanksgiving shift backfires 👎

FleurDeCLE | FleurDeCLE

Unmarried and childfree people deserve holidays too! NTA wins 👏

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Employee accused of extortion, but commenter says NTA and references Simpsons.

RemoteBroccoli | RemoteBroccoli

Employee refuses Thanksgiving shift swap, accused of extortion. NTA.

1962Michael | 1962Michael

Clever tip for getting paid time off without being accused of extortion 😎

Stubborn_Amoeba | Stubborn_Amoeba

Employee accused of extortion, but commenters agree: NTA 🙌

oldcreaker | oldcreaker

Commenter defends employee accused of extortion. NTA 👍

AnnoyingCelticsFan | AnnoyingCelticsFan

Cutting ties with a Thanksgiving shift dodger 👋

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Commenter defends employee with sassy NTA response 😎

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Employee accused of extortion for refusing to cover Thanksgiving shift.

love_is_in_the_stars | love_is_in_the_stars

Employee accused of extortion, commenter questions her reasoning abilities. 🤔

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Snitches get stitches: the consequences of being an NTA

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Employee refuses shift, accused of extortion, commenters side with employer. 🤔

littleprettypaws | littleprettypaws

Employee stands up for themselves, gets accused of extortion. NTA 👍

PinkSquiffel | PinkSquiffel

Employee refuses shift, accused of extortion. Comment suggests precautions. 👍

Intrepid-Database-15 | Intrepid-Database-15

Coworker accused of extortion for shift trade, but OP is NTA 🙌

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Employee stands up for herself, accused of extortion 💪

IllegallyWicked | IllegallyWicked

No turkey, no work-y! NTA for refusing Thanksgiving shift. 🦃

SciFiChickie | SciFiChickie

Petty revenge is a dish best served cold 😏

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Commenter defends employee accused of extortion with profanity.

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Fighting back against unfair work policies 💪

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Employee refuses shift, accused of extortion. Commenter supports OP.

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Employee's refusal to cover shift backfires, NTA commenters agree 👍

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Fairness in shift scheduling debated with a NTA comment.

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

Childless worker refuses Thanksgiving shift, commenters support NTA stance 👏

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