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We let someone else have your night off so you have to work now

We let someone else have your night off so you have to work now

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I was reading the post the other day where one Redditor said that she was rostered on a shift despite saying she had plans that day. It reminded me of an incident at a restaurant I waitered at 15 years ago. Tl;Dr: I booked a Saturday off to go to a Wedding. Boss forgot I booked it and let someone else go off, then tried to bully me into working. Me: Hey boss, it's my best friend's wedding in 4 months and I'm the best man. I won't be available on the last Saturday in July. Boss: Ok 3 months later... Boss: Hey everyone, Jasmine is taking two consecutive Saturdays off next month. Make sure you don't book that same days off. Me: Remember I'm not available 4 weeks from now. Just a friendly reminder. Boss: Did you just say you're not available on the last Saturday in...
How long is it normal to make mistakes as a new waitress? + sensitive personality

How long is it normal to make mistakes as a new waitress? + sensitive personality

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Hey guys. I'm an 18 year old girl, and got my very first real job at a private small restaurant almost 2 weeks ago. Prior to that, I have had no work experience in the serving branch, or any work experience whatsover. My first day of work was a saturday, and one of the bosses (there are two bosses) started teaching me right on. I made many mistakes first, mostly forgetting a lot of things. And that's normal. And now I have pretty much learned everything. However, I still mess up at least once every time I work, even 2 weeks after getting the job. Today there came in a group of 7 people, and I of course messed up by accidentally ordering something with meat for a pescatarian girl. My other boss (the main boss) usually works with me, and I'm the only waitress there since this is ...