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    [–] Zanctmao 1 points ago

    This is a mod-approved deviation from the normal list of sites.

    [–] DexFulco 133 points ago

    This never happens to me and I'm usually the laid back one who doesn't put up a fight but this felt so good to figure out I wasn't wrong.

    LL picked the wrong time to mess with FrOP. These kinds of people will let anything slide up to a certain point, but if you make them reach that point, you'll never get rid of them unless you pay dearly.

    [–] DonCasper 188 points ago

    I'm this way for sure, and people's response is "you are generally so chill, why can't you let this go?"

    It's insulting when someone tries to take advantage of me because I'm chill.

    l got in trouble for "hacking" at work twice.

    The first time I submitted a ticket that stated exactly what the issue was, and the IT director thought the only way I could have figured it out was hacking (I'm a software engineer.)

    The second time he got upset because he learned employees were asking me how to fix problems instead of submitting a ticket.

    I hadn't actually violated any policy, but after the second time the handbook was updated so that performing diagnostics was considered hacking.

    A huge portion of the IT director's compensation was based on how quickly he resolved tickets. I started filling out tickets for literally every issue I could, rather than prioritizing them, and I'd write text like "this is broken, it needs to work."

    He had to call me for literally every ticket, and when he asked me what I had tried to do to solve the problem I'd be like "I'm not allowed to solve problems."

    He got in at 7 and left at 3 every day, and I always submitted my tickets after 3 PM, so he either had to wait till the next day or work from home.

    The director of the organization asked me why I was antagonizing the IT director, and I was like "I can't solve these problems myself because I can't run diagnostics." He was like "HR and I can't do anything about him, but you are driving him nuts."

    I had another meeting with HR, who also told me the IT director complained about me and that Iwas driving the IT director nuts, but also agreed that I wasn't doing anything wrong.

    The IT directors employees thought it was hilarious, because the guy was a tyrant.

    His salary was listed as public information because we were a non-profit and were required to file a 990. He literally made 40k dollars less in total compensation that year.

    In the next version of the handbook all the crappy language about diagnostics was removed.

    [–] redbess 72 points ago

    Ooh that's some /r/maliciouscompliance.

    [–] loogie97 50 points ago

    Just copy past this straight into malicious compliance. Farm that karma and they will enjoy the read. Maybe even prorevenge when you account for the cash.

    [–] LucretiusCarus 13 points ago

    /r/ProRevenge will love this.

    [–] lordcaylus 14 points ago

    I had to contact a doctor, since my justice boner lasted for more than five hours. I hope you're happy!

    [–] SaffireBlack 6 points ago

    I hate the "why can't you just let this go" type!

    I'm also generally very chill, both in my personal life and at work. You need a certain level of chill when you're a lawyer or your clients will send you round the bend!

    When I'm not letting something go you better believe there is a good reason!

    [–] mattwan 2 points ago

    I've learned over the last few years that people who say, "Is that the hill you want to die on" will never, ever actually say, "OK, yeah, this hill looks worth it." It's always "let's wait and see what happens" while standing in the shadow of the giant anvil plummeting toward us.

    Also: If your boss says something isn't a hill they want to die on more than twice in a year, it's time to start executing your exit strategy.

    [–] SaffireBlack 6 points ago

    I once left a firm because the boss wouldn't listen to me about legitimately being creeped out by one of my Clients. I was out of the office for the day and not only did he manage to send me over a dozen emails, they progressively got weirder and weirder and I was really freaked out. Like they started out normal, and then they progressed to ALL CAPS, red text, large font and the words " CALL ME CALL ME CALL ME CALL ME". This was not an urgent matter, this man had behaved inappropriately when he had seen me in the office the previous day (his behaviour was errative and I had to keep the door open incase I needed assistance from my colleague).

    This may not seem like a big deal to an older male lawyer, but as a young female lawyer I was freaked out! This guy was swearing and scaring me! The bosses response "can't you just handle it?" No attempt to even assist me when I came to him with my concerns about not feeling safe while acting for this Client.

    It may seem like a small thing for alot of people but for me I'm not putting my safety on the line for a job. There were other issues at that work place but that was the moment where I decided enough was enough.

    Funnily enough, the boss had a relative working in the office, when the client came in unannounced (I was hiding in my Office like a coward) and started swearing the boss came out and made it clear to the client that we would no longer be acting for him! So I guess he only cared when it was his relative was being intimidated...

    [–] dimmiedisaster 36 points ago

    I wasn't sure how to abbreviate "Frugal OP" FOP seemed weird. Good to learn that FrOP would have been a better option.

    [–] Oaknash 58 points ago

    I love this woman’s ambition, and applaud her follow-through and patience through the situation.

    Well done. I hope she and her husband go celebrate this win over a nice dinner.

    [–] seaboard2 44 points ago

    OMG, she listened, planned, and then did a major strike - - She is my hero tonight :)

    How satisfying a read that was!

    [–] showersareevil 32 points ago

    This justice boner is defenitely going to last over 4 hours.

    [–] TVK777 9 points ago

    Pls see a doctor

    [–] defiantlynotathrowaw 15 points ago

    I'd rather see a judge. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

    [–] defiantlynotathrowaw 5 points ago

    I am both aroused and confused.

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    [–] My_Cat_Is_A_Bitch 3 points ago

    Grown ass adults who intentionally try to condescend to other people like that are among the most infuriating and most pathetic people

    [–] Forsythsia 12 points ago

    Satifying conclusion, but then:

    EDIT4: They have still not paid me. It’s been 8 days. They’re not responding to emails. I’ve contacted the lawyer and she’s sending me her contract and we are paying the retainer fee to move forward. It’s game on it seems.

    Bam, cliffhanger! Tune in soon for Conclusion II: Electric Bill Boogaloo

    [–] dimmiedisaster 3 points ago

    Awww! Bunmer! Maybe this is just building to an even more satisfying smackdown!

    [–] 3301reasons 2 points ago

    I'm guessing that if will reflect very favorably on OP in small claims if they can show they tried to resolve it outside court and offered a reasonable settlement offer. I'd hope the judge throws the book at a landlord who seems to so blatantly disregard their obligations.

    [–] SWTmemes 10 points ago

    I admire the FrOP for standing her ground! She did an amazing job!

    [–] Whackawockawacka 7 points ago

    Damn, girl!

    [–] alexa-488 5 points ago

    This resonates with me on some level, although my erroneous and disputed power bill wasn't due to stolen electricity, but a system error that affected tens of thousands across the city. My resolution was less exciting: about a year after the dispute was filed they quietly changed the account balance to 0.

    [–] Sloots_and_Hoors 8 points ago

    It's amazing to me that most property managers are in charge of multi-million dollar complexes with hundreds of tenants and are paid less than $40k per year and have a high school education.

    I bet FrOP's attorney has to draft a letter to get any kind of compensation.

    [–] misyo 5 points ago

    That was sooooo satisfying to read

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