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A boss informed his staff members they would be punished for being late to work, even by a minute. The note said: “New office rule for every minute you are late for work, you will be required to work for 10 minutes after 6pm. “For example. If you arrive at 10.02am, you will have to stay an extra 20 minutes until 6:20pm. Thanks.

So Bec and Jeziel wanted to know what’s the latest you’ve been to work? Anika was an hour late her own daughter’s 1st birthday party. The party was at a park 20 minutes from her house. She had packed the car and was ready to go when she realised she left her car keys inside her house and locked the door.  “I tried to break in but I had to call someone to pick me up.”

When Meryn was a teacher she was woken up by a phone call. Her manager asked why she hadn’t shown up to work. She looked at the clock and was horrified to see the school day had started fifteen minutes ago! “After an awful night of insomnia, I had eventually fallen into a deep sleep even turning my alarm off in my sleep. I was at work within fifteen minutes of the call, but it was very embarrassing!
Nellie was on the way to work when the bus ran over an elderly man and she waited with him until an ambulance showed up. Her boss was furious until she saw that she was upset. “I was sitting on the back seat and could feel us run over him! Then he asked if I would like to go home and I said no I will pull it together! I managed somehow to have a great shift and still be professional.

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