November 20, 2018
Plans? Nope. We're both working Friday so tomorrow it's just "veg out, have a big dinner, maybe watch a movie on shiny platter."
A guy I interact with sometimes on Twitter who listens to Public Service Broadcasting gripes that they were better on their earlier records (the attitude a lot of people have about "back when they were good" annoys me greatly, as anyone who's followed along this year's writing project on my site knows) and I'm thinking, dude, have you listened to Every Valley? Because this is a band that's taken their winning formula and are asking themselves, "okay NOW what?" And so far it's been interesting to watch/hear. I don't think they've quite sussed out where to take their sound next but you can tell they're working on it.
Posted by: GreyDuck at November 21, 2018 08:24 AM (rKFiU)
No exciting plans for us. Just the usual family get-together. I don't actually like getting together with my extended family bc they're all loud and annoying. But it's non-optional if I want to avoid drama, which I do.
Posted by: Mrs. Will (Kathryn) at November 21, 2018 12:27 PM (rWZ8Y)
See, OT is considered everything worked over and above 40 hours... and holiday hours aren't considered as having been "worked." So I'll be paid, yes, but only at the normal per claim rate... but the holiday hours are paid at my so-called "base rate."
Which is somewhere around $11.90/hour. I don't know the exact amount, and right now I don't think anybody in payroll or HR knows, either. See, an e-mail was sent out just today notifying us of our annual "raise", which is just an increase of my base rate... and according to the e-mail, my base rate was, and I quote, "$0."
Just so I didn't feel lonely, similar e-mails were sent out to many of my fellow employees. Many voiced their consternation in a fairly loud manner, but I did not. Why should I get angry at something that's pretty clearly a mistake, and not something the boss had anything to do with.
I sent an e-mail notifying her of the problem, and went back to work. About a half-hour later, another e-mail was sent by HR, ostensibly with the base rate corrected... and mine was $0.07 less than it had been before the "raise."
In the three-and-a-half years I've been there, my payroll has been goofed up twice. Each time it was fixed and the additional amount deposited within a few business days. I'm not worried, is what I'm saying. Just amused at the reaction of my fellow cow-orkers.
Posted by: Wonderduck at November 22, 2018 01:39 AM (k1bsf)
Well, time to make the casserole. Those mushrooms won't dice themselves. Happy Thanksgiving!
Posted by: Mrs. Will (Kathryn) at November 22, 2018 07:23 AM (rWZ8Y)
Posted by: Mauser at November 22, 2018 09:51 PM (Ix1l6)
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