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    Sucks, but seems to be a sign of the times across many different fields. Hope things work out how you like...but as they say, I'd be looking.
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    make a copy of your time card just in case and 5 years is long enough at one spot
    try not to burn any bridges and have a plan in place before speaking about it.
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    Sounds like you've been there so long you are being taken for granted. Time to go fishing for that new position.

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    Tell them you want 2 days off all the time as well and see how others do filling in. Maybe they'll appreciate your efforts a bit more then

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    Grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. I get a kick out of everyone who hasn't worked on a line. This is par for the course. I still remember working day (18-20 hours a day) from right after Thanksgiving until like the 2nd of January. Son knows what I mean, this is why everyone in the business is plain crazy...you were so far beyond burned out.
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    I have decided to wait until after thanksgiving to talk to them. I have a few interviews for day jobs or replacements so I need to see what's available first in case it doesn't go the way I hope.

    Can't afford to be out of work at all. I do think my efforts are under appreciated and taken for granted.

    I'm going to ask for a raise as well as tell them if they need me to work days as well il need the overtime or I can't do it and il have to get a day job because otherwise its not benefitting me or if a decent salary is offered I may take it.

    I appreciate all the replies and advice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajhuff View Post
    Sounds like BS to me. I'd be pissed.

    -AJ
    Im pissed just reading the guy rant about this place.

    Unfortunately, sounds all too familiar. Im working at a restaurant which just opened 18 days ago, and even though I got hired for full time, Ive only worked 36 hours since we opened doors, my schedule has been changed 7 times to accommodate the need or non need for me, and lately Ive been only asked to come in for prime hours. I am super stoked to be working under the chefs Im working under because they are well known around this city, but I feel your pain man.

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    Your boss sounds like he's dealing with some stuff he can't handle.

    Keep in mind, you are having a bad time because he is screwing this up, and therefore he needs someone's help.

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