These 12 People Stood Up To Their Bosses And It’s The Kind Of Vibe We Could Get Behind

by Damjan

Employers overstepping the boundaries is nothing new. Even though society has progressed considerably since feudalism, slavery, and similar, there is still so much to be done.

Lately, people are starting to realize that there is more to life than work and that there should be a clear line where work starts and ends. And they are willing to fight to make that border clear to their employers.

It’s very disturbing to see how insensitive employers can be with their unreasonable demands and midnight calls about urgent work that has to be done ASAP. And most of the time, those urgent tasks are all related to covering management’s mistakes.

Well, some people are not putting up with it anymore, and they are saying enough is enough. And it is so gratifying to see.

If you don’t like your job, management, or working conditions, speak up or leave. Do not take abuse from anyone. Your health is more important than anything. No job is worth it.

r/antiwork/ is a subreddit where people can share their experiences and their clap backs against insensitive employers. We have selected some of the best posts, and we hope you will find them interesting. Take a look.

1. This man’s boss was asking him to cancel brain surgery appointment.

1. This man’s boss was asking him to cancel brain surgery appointment.
via: r/antiwork
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2. “I will see you when I see you”

2. “I will see you when I see you”
via: r/antiwork DarkseidHS
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3. Well, now you don't have a worker, Mr. boss man....

3. Well, now you don't have a worker, Mr. boss man....
via: r/antiwork frenzzzykid
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4. That's not how probation works, boss....

4. That's not how probation works, boss....
via: r/LateStageCapitalism cunnyslam

5. This employee just wants what has been agreed before.

5. This employee just wants what has been agreed before.
via: r/antiwork Garden_Of_My_Mind
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6. Mourning is for weaklings. Get back to work!

6. Mourning is for weaklings. Get back to work!
via: r/antiwork tylerro2
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Many of these examples are so surreal. Employees are forced to lie to get the free days they are entitled to. Even when they work more hours than they’ve agreed when signing the contract.

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7. Okay, call me in the morning. It was worth trying...

7. Okay, call me in the morning. It was worth trying...
via: r/antiwork rumbletumblecrumble
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According to statistics, the average person in the US will change careers 5 to 7 times during their working years. Some estimates say that number goes up to 10 or even 12. The average employee stays with their employer for 4.1 years.

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8. Don't expect me to come in on my days off and pay me the same...

8. Don't expect me to come in on my days off and pay me the same...
via: r/antiwork somenerdnamedtom
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9. Hey managers, why do you make people have to lie to get a day off they are already entitled to?

9. Hey managers, why do you make people have to lie to get a day off they are already entitled to?
via: r/antiwork ASMBGShShRKN3

10. It is incredible how some managers don't understand the reasons behind high employee turnover. Or they're just pretending.

10. It is incredible how some managers don't understand the reasons behind high employee turnover. Or they're just pretending.
via: r/antiwork sad_skelly
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11. Simple and so sweet...

11. Simple and so sweet...
via: r/antiwork TimeHoax

12. If you want to give me more responsibilities, pay me better.

12. If you want to give me more responsibilities, pay me better.
via: r/antiwork kidkipp
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Most employees in the US work in manufacturing and services. Jobs in the service sector are generally some of the most stressful and have very high employee turnover.

Still, even though the managers are entirely aware of their employees' stress, they rarely do much to make it easier on them. Instead, they shove more work and duties on them.

And then they act all surprised when their employees quit. How is it better to lose employees than give them a day off when they need it?

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