She Was Reprimanded After Returning From Lunch Five Minutes Late. So She Made Sure To Be On Time Moving Forward And Stopped Working Overtime.

It’s natural that, eventually, life will collide with the workplace. As long as it’s not a common thing, most staff are understanding. But what happens when that’s not the case? Let’s see what this Reddit post says about a coworker who gets involved. I worked at a great company, not hourly paid. Official hours are …

American mom living in Sweden was reprimanded for swaddling her newborn at the hospital

Americans collectively gasp reading that swaddling is frowned upon in Sweden. In the United States one of the first things the hospital does after a baby is born is to swaddle the newborn nice and snug in a receiving blanket, completing the look with a tiny hat. New moms practice swaddling on unsuspecting cats or …

‘I noticed’: Woman reprimanded by boss because she didn’t vote in Microsoft Teams poll about pie flavor

This pie-throwing contest really takes the cake. Or, as TikTok creator Tanya (@tanya_01_87) notes, “Just because you work remote, doesn’t mean you’re going to escape the antics.” Tanya, aka Tanya the Creator, took to her TikTok account four days ago to recount a truly bizarre tale of her workplace’s idea of a companywide “reward” and …

‘There’s a wall of shame’: Restaurant workers get reprimanded for not getting at least 20% tips

There’s positive and negative reinforcement and then there’s whatever the heck this company is doing. A recent TikTok has revealed the highly questionable motivational policies of an unnamed Florida restaurant. In order to “encourage” its servers and presumably to up their sales, the establishment has created a wall of shame where the waitstaff’s tip percentage …

‘You can’t just take it’: Costco shopper gets reprimanded for trying to grab a sample from sample station

One of the joys of shopping at Costco is the chain’s tendency to give out free samples of the products it’s selling. These “free sample” stations are a popular area of internet discussion. One TikTok user filmed themselves reviewing a variety of free samples. Others have simply complained about how they feel the free sample …

Overachieving Employee Gets Reprimanded For Doing Their Work Efficiently, So They Fake 4 Hours Of Work A Day

The switch to work-from-home has, for many people and employers, has been a smooth and welcome one. It saves money, it saves time, and people don’t have to get dressed or make the stressful drive into the office. It hasn’t been without trouble, though, like how to ensure employees are working for the time when they’re …

Employee Was Reprimanded For Working Too Fast, But Praised After They Barely Did Anything

Isn’t it funny how sometimes workers get reprimanded for working TOO FAST? Yeah, I never really understood that one… But you hear about it again and again! And this worker could only maliciously comply when they were told to sloooooooow it down. Check out what they had to say. “I’m a medical interpreter, working from …

American mom living in Sweden was reprimanded for swaddling her newborn at the hospital

Americans collectively gasp reading that swaddling is frowned upon in Sweden. In the United States one of the first things the hospital does after a baby is born is to swaddle the newborn nice and snug in a receiving blanket, completing the look with a tiny hat. New moms practice swaddling on unsuspecting cats or …

Students Were Reprimanded For Being Late To An Optional Early Start, So They Got the Dean Of The School Involved.

Why do people in charge not just tell folks the specific time they want them there? What’s with run-around about optional this and optional that? It’s annoying! This veterinary student decided to maliciously comply in school after they got a little peeved at what they were being told from instructors. “I’m a second year veterinary …

A Man Pulled Over by a Police Officer Was Reprimanded Because Of His Air Freshener

Do some police officers just make up reasons to pull certain people over on the road? It sure seems that way, and here’s another example of a story that might make you question just what the heck some cops are up to when they’re out patrolling the streets. A man named Alex posted a video …

A Nurse Was Reprimanded After He Told a Co-Worker He Only Works To Make Money

No doubt about it, nurses have incredibly tough jobs and put up with things at work that the rest of us never even dream about. And a pair of nurses shared videos on TikTok and addressed different instances of issues they’ve had with co-workers. The first video comes from a nurse named Alex. Photo Credit: …

‘When 99% of companies say unlimited PTO, it’s a lie’: Worker said she was reprimanded for taking ‘too many sick days.’ She has unlimited PTO

A corporate worker who posts on TikTok under the handle Cuddles (@cuddleswpuddles) posted a video discussing how companies that offer unlimited PTO aren’t being truthful to their employees. In the clip, Cuddles speaks candidly about how a company she worked for threatened to fire her if she took too many days off. She also clarifies …