Ok so my husband has been at his job for 10 months. He used to work at Kroger, and then my step dad got him a job at his current place, which my step dad has been working at for like 20 years or something. It's pretty nice, he get guarenteed 40 hours a week, vacation days he paid for, so if he wants he can just cash one in or he can use one, whichever.
The job allows him 8 sick days per year. My husband has had a few issues since he started working there. He had a couple issues with his stomach, then he was hospitallzed for his kidneys; they were only working at 20% and they never really figured out why. They said his creatine levels were high but never found a stone. And then there was a time he had the flu, but fortunately got it over the weekend so only had to take one sick day.
Well over the weekend he hurt his shoulder. We're not really sure how. He went to the doctor on Monday to get it checked out and the doc sent him to a specialist, but ordered him to take the week off until he could get into the specialist. My husband works third shift, so he took the doc note in that night and they MADE him take a sick day (which he doesn't have anymore) and said then he could be off until he got the results; but by making him take a sick day it pretty much led to him being fired last night when he went back in with the results from the specialist. Thankfully he had not only my step dad speaking on his behalf, but BOTH the union reps.
He ended up getting his job back last night since he had a case and had three people sticking up for him. Yet my husband just seems like it's no big deal. Dude, YES IT IS! You were suddenly out of a job and we didn't know what we were going to do for money, especially if you ednded up being disabled. And now you have a job and you're not even grateful. Ugh he can be such a jerk sometimes. We have two kids; one of them is from his previous girlfriend who decided she doesn't have to pay child support (my husband has full custody). I don't know how he planned to feed them without a job.
It just irritates me because he can just be so selfish sometimes. Plus, he is an only child, so that doesn't help.
I'm glad I got that out. I've been steaming over this since last night when I went to bed!