Friday, February 29, 2008

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Sitting on the fence today: do I tell my Boss Lady that I am really put off by being denied a basic, ordinary 32hr/week job with health insurance because YET AGAIN other nurses 'need' not only to have a full time job, but OVERTIME to boot?

OR

Do I sit, patiently, and wait for unknown entities to act, and for all things silent to my own ears to be said, outworkings unfolding, until I have just the basic 32hr/week job to keep me from becoming homeless?

I didn't even have a regular job at all before this. Now at least I know I will have 2 or 3 days a week to bank on. Then again, I was hired for a 32hr/week position on 2nd shift and no one in authority has told me otherwise.

My gut tells me they're trying to force someone out of a job and they're using me as the excuse.

2 comments:

Jules said...

That's a hard thing to call.

On one hand you could just sit prettily and watch. But then again, if you don't step up and say something (maybe something gracious yet informative - like "Homeless shelters are not my friends") then how will they know you want/need/crave the work? Sometimes agonizing over the right decision is the hardest part.

Again - a tough decision. All the best. And let me know how it goes.

Just Because

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