MarshallForum.com
 
Go Back   MarshallForum.com > Community > The Backstage
Heritage Guitar Talk - Click here! LIKE MarshallForum on Facebook FOLLOW MarshallForum on Twitter
  
Like Tree47Likes

Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 06-05-2011, 12:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
carnada's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: 22 Acacia Avenue
Posts: 4,726
Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

so i called up the restaurant saying i couldnt go to work tomomorrow morning cuz I was sick. And they were like "dont call last minute, we are gonna have to fire you" WTF? I thought this shit was illegal, and I didnt call in last minute cuz I called a whole day in advance. And how am I supposed to know when im gonna get sick? Then the guy is like "U dont soudn sick at all" Well im trying to sound respectable.

The worse part is that a lot of people have called in sick and then I always have to go cover their shifts, and those poeple never got fired. But now I call in sick a day in advance and they are firing me...wtf???
__________________
Guitars:
Black American Fender Stratocaster (Dave Murray REPLICA)

Red American Fender Strat Deluxe Edition

My own "Balance" handmade by me acoustic signature guitar

My own "Balance" handmade by me classical signature guitar

Michael Collins Classical Guitar

Ibanez RG321 (scalloped neck)

The AMP:
No more amp
carnada is offline   Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Marshall Amps

Beitrag Sponsored Links

__________________
This advertising will not be shown in this way to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on MarshallForum.com
   
Unread 06-05-2011, 12:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
thinlizzy96's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 340
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

that's rough man. sorry to hear
__________________
How much more black can this get? and the answer is none...none more black.

-Gibson Les Paul Classic
-Marshall 1959slp
-1960ax Cab
-MC412 Cab
-Weber 200w Mass Attenuator
-Dimebag Darrell Wah Pedal, Electro-Harmonix Memory Boy Delay, Line 6 G50 Wireless Unit, Morley Volume Pedal.
thinlizzy96 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 12:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Blisster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Bay Area, CA
Posts: 1,048
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

thats bullshit. Talk it over with your boss. If you're sick, you're allowed to call in sick, and frankly, I don't want sick people working in a restaurant that I'm dining in.
__________________
Marshalls: 1992 JCM 200 DSL 100, 2007 JCM 800 2203, 1998 Valvestate VS102r
Marshall Cabs: JCM800 1960b G12m-70s, JCM900 1960a G12T-75, 1960 BX Greenbacks
Other: MESA Engineering 1991 Dual Rectifier Solo "Pre 500", MESA Oversized Rectifier slant cab w/ V30s

Blisster is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 12:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
carnada's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: 22 Acacia Avenue
Posts: 4,726
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

are they atleast gonna send me my last check or something?
__________________
Guitars:
Black American Fender Stratocaster (Dave Murray REPLICA)

Red American Fender Strat Deluxe Edition

My own "Balance" handmade by me acoustic signature guitar

My own "Balance" handmade by me classical signature guitar

Michael Collins Classical Guitar

Ibanez RG321 (scalloped neck)

The AMP:
No more amp
carnada is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 12:26 AM   #5 (permalink)
brp
Senior Member
 
brp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 5,362
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

I'd take it as a sign.
Everytime I've lost a job it's only given me the opportunity to move on to better things.
Take it as fate, that it's your time to move to something better.

Besides, if they fired you for that, which was total bullshit, you definitely need to move on to something better.
__________________
JMD:1 Believer
Recommended: On Floor Audio mods by HOT TUBES 70, Martimus Maximus tubes from MartyStrat54, NOS tubes from RiverRatt

-- My Studio --
"If we can't laugh at the dead, we have no business killing people"
brp is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 12:33 AM   #6 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
nuke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 4,328
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

By law you should be getting a check within 24 hours of being fired, your state laws may vary but yes they have to pay you for time worked.

Unfortunately since you are not under contract or in a union they can fire you for any reason they want, its legal. Call your boss back and explain your position, if he is short with you don't give him the satisfaction because this means he was just looking for an excuse anyways.

Payback always comes into ones mind after something like this and it is very easy to do serious damage to a restaurant by picketing it routinely during high traffic hours (use your imagination on the signs) but probably not worth it to you. One picketer I seen in front of a fancy place here in Portland was a claim that the cook spit in his food, don't know if it was true but I can tell you the parking lot looked pretty empty.

Depending on your state laws you should be able to still collect unemployment as this firing is totally unreasonable giving what you claim. You do have to call in which you did and as long as you have not abused that I think you are good to go.
nuke is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 01:07 AM   #7 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
66 galaxie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 5,120
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

You should have never cut your hair....
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwinACStacks View Post
HOW did I know Galaxie would talk you into a non-Maple neck?

He is the AntiChrist of Telecasterdom....

TWIN
66 galaxie is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 01:47 AM   #8 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
bulldozer1984's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Sydney
Posts: 7,075
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Thats pretty rough dude.. Maybe he found out your a virgin..





Sorry man, couldn't resist
rich24a likes this.
bulldozer1984 is online now   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 05:17 AM   #9 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Papus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,721
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

That's shit, dude.
Around here employers can't pull that kind of shit, even with casual employees.
We have a federal agency called the Office of the Employee Ombudsman... essentially a kind of BAD ASS who kicks the ass of shitty employers.
Firstly, here you have every right to call in sick with 24 hours notice (no doctor's certificate required for 24 hours of sick leave).
Second, if you've been with your employer for more than 12 months you have most of the same rights as a full-time employee.
Too bad you live in a shitty place....
What's the catchphrase? - liberty and justice for all????
LMFAO - I call it BULLSHIT
__________________
Dime that puppy!!!
Papus is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 05:49 AM   #10 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Australian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 12,124
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Thats rough, but if you call in sick regularly its not so rough.
CaptainZero likes this.
__________________
Marshall Heads
1971-JMP 1959
1977- JMP 1959
1982-JCM800 2203
1989-JCM800 2205
Silver Jub 2550
30th Ann-6100
2007-JVM410
Super JTM/100JH
2008-1959RR
Marshall cabs
AHW+BHW
AX+BX
White A/GT75's+B/V30's
JCM800 A+B/preRolas
1982AJH+1982BJH
30th Ann-B
Classic/G12M's
Classic/G12h30's
JCM800 B/G12-65's
1936/V30's
1936/G1265's
Australian is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 06:12 AM   #11 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
poeman33's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 8,438
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

In Canada each province has a ministry of labour, and you would contact them regarding unreasonable firing. I imagine your state has something similar. 24 hours notice is bullshit too. If you wake up with projectile vomiting, they expect you to go to work in a restaurant because you can't call in at the last minute? That's nonsense, and probably against health regulations to make a sick person come into work in a restaurant. Sounds like the guy was looking for any excuse...especially if you were covering for other people that were sick. Best to move on and get another job.
__________________
---------------
CSA (Certified Strat Addict)

Quote:
Originally Posted by EL 34 View Post
poeman33 is a midget busker champion of shit-town ontario so he knows everything.
poeman33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 06:42 AM   #12 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
j2112c's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Wales, UK
Posts: 3,624
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

You got fired from a simple manual weekend and after school job?

Wow... not sure how you managed that... it is not like you are captaining a cruise liner or managing multiple millions for an international company....

If you cannot keep a job loading dishes in a dish washer or waiting tables I would have serious doubts about you - I would not hire you to run or handle anything of importance.


C I am sorry you have lost income, but this was a simple role not rocket building if you cannot retain that or move on amicably with a reference for the next job then you need to look at yourself too.


I would go to the boss, get the money owed to me, ask what the real reason was and there are no hard feelings if he just tells you straight...
Find out why he REALLY fired you and assess whether he had a point... if he did.. you learn and work on those points.. if not and he is just a tosser move on... BUT to get fired from such a simple job is a worry...

I would like to hear his view.
If you get good, reliable help that is enthusiastic, smiles, keeps cool, chips in and is an asset to an owner... you simply do not get rid of them...

Of course if the owner turns out to just be a complete ass, then you move on with your pay and the knowledge that he just harmed his own business.
__________________
John C
j2112c is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 06:49 AM   #13 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
tonyl's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 729
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Thats sad
I will advice to go and talk with your boss first thing when you will full recover from your illness.
Yes, we experience a period with economy crisis (especialy here in my country) but i want to believe that at least he will give you a chance to talk to him.
After all , as you wrote you was going there and help when others was ill.
Give a shot.
Have a nice day
__________________


tonyl is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 07:04 AM   #14 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Bieling3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: up-state New York
Posts: 2,789
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Get a job at the beer store! I'm sorry, but as an American that whole thing is bizarre, lol.
__________________
Tone is in the instruments. Technique in the hands. Do what you will.
Bieling3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 07:10 AM   #15 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
j2112c's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Wales, UK
Posts: 3,624
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Somehow I do not think Yngwie Malmsteen would ever have kept a manual restaurant job either...
__________________
John C
j2112c is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 08:50 AM   #16 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
TwinACStacks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: DETROIT Suburbs
Posts: 14,807
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Michigan is an At-Will employment State, Meaning that unless you have a union to fight for you, an Employer can fire you for any reason and do not need to explain why.

TWIN
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by triftstrassa View Post
Are you retarted?
Quote: longfxukxnhair
I knew they were wrong. I can find my ass with both hands

Jm D1 Trusted by more musicians than Fed Ex

Want to make GOD laugh? Tell him about your plans.
TwinACStacks is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 09:12 AM   #17 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Gtarzan81's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Knees in the breeze
Posts: 1,540
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Hes in Canada folks. Canada. US law does not apply, all political jokes aside.
Buggs.Crosby likes this.
__________________
Gibson Les Paul Studio in Blue
6100LM!!
Gtarzan81 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 10:10 AM   #18 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
TwinACStacks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: DETROIT Suburbs
Posts: 14,807
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Gtarzan81 View Post
Hes in Canada folks. Canada. US law does not apply, all political jokes aside.
Yep. Seems to me they could settle it over some Beer and Hockey, Eh?

TWIN
Buggs.Crosby and Gtarzan81 like this.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by triftstrassa View Post
Are you retarted?
Quote: longfxukxnhair
I knew they were wrong. I can find my ass with both hands

Jm D1 Trusted by more musicians than Fed Ex

Want to make GOD laugh? Tell him about your plans.
TwinACStacks is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 10:17 AM   #19 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
Adwex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: I'm not sure.
Posts: 9,056
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

I have had a few dishwashing jobs in my youth, you work your ass off, but you are considered the lowest of the low. Actually I'm glad I had those jobs, they gave me a strong motivation to go to college and follow a more lucrative career path.
Adwex is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 10:40 AM   #20 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Hollowbody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Tulsa
Posts: 2,120
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Quote:
Originally Posted by adwex View Post
i have had a few dishwashing jobs in my youth, you work your ass off, but you are considered the lowest of the low. Actually i'm glad i had those jobs, they gave me a strong motivation to go to college and follow a more lucrative career path.
psa
Hollowbody is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:12 AM   #21 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Somewhere between Heaven and Hell !!!
Posts: 699
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

When looking for your next job --- never tell them about losing this job. Never use them as a reference. It never happened and you have never heard of it.
Now, this next statement I am about to make is a joke of course --- as an electrician we would wait until their peak buisiness hours and pull out the electrical meter. This would shut down the power and you would walk away laughing. This is only a joke on my part you understand.
Now, learn the entire song Still Life and To Tame A Land (Iron Maiden) perfectly. They are awesome songs and there are some subtle guitar parts you may not have heard. When I was young, I learned the whole Piece of Mind album after having saw just how badass that tour was !!!!
Man, I am getting old. Hhahaaha
ckr1231 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:15 AM   #22 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
Adwex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: I'm not sure.
Posts: 9,056
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hollowbody View Post
psa
huh?
Adwex is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:17 AM   #23 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Somewhere between Heaven and Hell !!!
Posts: 699
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Quote:
Originally Posted by j2112c View Post
You got fired from a simple manual weekend and after school job?

Wow... not sure how you managed that... it is not like you are captaining a cruise liner or managing multiple millions for an international company....

If you cannot keep a job loading dishes in a dish washer or waiting tables I would have serious doubts about you - I would not hire you to run or handle anything of importance.


C I am sorry you have lost income, but this was a simple role not rocket building if you cannot retain that or move on amicably with a reference for the next job then you need to look at yourself too.


I would go to the boss, get the money owed to me, ask what the real reason was and there are no hard feelings if he just tells you straight...
Find out why he REALLY fired you and assess whether he had a point... if he did.. you learn and work on those points.. if not and he is just a tosser move on... BUT to get fired from such a simple job is a worry...

I would like to hear his view.
If you get good, reliable help that is enthusiastic, smiles, keeps cool, chips in and is an asset to an owner... you simply do not get rid of them...

Of course if the owner turns out to just be a complete ass, then you move on with your pay and the knowledge that he just harmed his own business.
Screw the employer and his thoughts---just pull the meter and shut them down !!!
" I am joking of course "
ckr1231 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:19 AM   #24 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
chuckharmonjr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: About as far south in Alabama as you can go without swimming
Posts: 7,588
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

public service announcement
__________________
JCM2000 DSL100
JMD-1 100 Watter
JMP800 2204
1960A
1960B
2061BX Clone
MG412A
Seismic Audio 2-12
Joe B Sig Goldtop
Tobacco Burst Les Paul
Black Les Paul Custom
Honey Burst Les Paul
R8 Les Paul in Tea Burst
ES-175 in Cherry
EDS-1275 in White
Fender Strat in Tobacco Burst


http://soundcloud.com/chuck-harmon-1/woman


http://soundcloud.com/chuck-harmon-1/webs-and-dust
chuckharmonjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:20 AM   #25 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
Adwex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: I'm not sure.
Posts: 9,056
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Quote:
Originally Posted by chuckharmonjr View Post
public service announcement
Yeah, I know, but why?
chuckharmonjr likes this.
Adwex is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:27 AM   #26 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Hollowbody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Tulsa
Posts: 2,120
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Adwex View Post
huh?
Hollowbody is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:29 AM   #27 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
j2112c's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Wales, UK
Posts: 3,624
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Quote:
Originally Posted by ckr1231 View Post
Screw the employer and his thoughts---just pull the meter and shut them down !!!
" I am joking of course "
If he cocked up a dishwashing job how long do you think he will last touching the mains electrics?

__________________
John C
j2112c is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:30 AM   #28 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Hollowbody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Tulsa
Posts: 2,120
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Adwex View Post
Yeah, I know, but why?

Because, it was worded almost perfectly like a psa.
Hollowbody is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:31 AM   #29 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Hollowbody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Tulsa
Posts: 2,120
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Except for maybe the "ass" part, but he is in Canada so that might also count.
Hollowbody is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2011, 11:42 AM   #30 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Moose Lewis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: GARM Studio - Amherst, VA - USA
Posts: 2,205
Re: Getting Fired for Calling in sick?

Quote:
Originally Posted by 66 galaxie View Post
You should have never cut your hair....
This is the first time I've ever heard of someone cutting their hair to lose a job.

Quote:
Originally Posted by j2112c View Post
If he cocked up a dishwashing job how long do you think he will last touching the mains electrics?

http://www.arcadvisor.com/images/ele...lexplosion.jpg
Whoa! Well... at least he wouldn't need another haircut for a loooonng time.

Jes' kiddin'. It does sound like you need to talk to the man. Good luck Carnada!
__________________
Moose Lewis is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:40 AM.


Find us on Facebook!   Follow us on Twitter!

Our Network: PRS Guitar Forum | Luthier Forum | SG Guitar Forum | Les Paul Forum | Music Gear Forum | 7 String Guitar Forum | Acoustic Guitar Forum

MarshallForum proudly supports St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Copyright © 2005-2014, MarshallForum.com. All Rights Reserved.