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Do you work on your Birthday?

Never!! I have yet to work on my birthday! I always give a 4wk notice and manage to my shift changed! I always do it somehow! I began working at 14yrs old and now I'm 31 so I feel since I never have worked on my birthday technically I'm a teenager lol so what about you?
by on Jun. 25, 2014 at 12:23 PM
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fudgybuddymom
by Member on Jun. 28, 2014 at 9:36 AM
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I have done both. I don't mind working even on a week day as long as my work day is just that-a day time thing. I have worked evening & nights on my b'day & in general while working those shifts for me sucks! I've missed her b'day,my b'day & when he was alive his b'day! When I had to work a night or eveing shift(I was an RN in a psyche ward) we would put off celebrating til I had off.

cuauhtemocsmom
by Member on Jun. 28, 2014 at 10:13 AM
Aww that sucks. Happy Bitthday.

Quoting jglasser7682:

I have in the past, several times.

I work from home now so I can take off whenever I want to.

Tomorrow is my birthday (I'll be 32) and I actually would have worked but I have a damn abscessed tooth that's sooooo effin painful, so I'll probably end up being in bed most of the day tomorrow (and all weekend).

pristine729
by Member on Jun. 28, 2014 at 6:49 PM
I should say I always took my vacations the week of birthday (and the other one at Christmas, worked well because I'm a July baby)

Quoting cuauhtemocsmom: A week? That is super sweet!!

Quoting pristine729: I always took the week of my birthday off! Lol.

But things are different this year and I am working for the first time ever on my 33 birthday next month.

(funny you posted this because I was just telling my friend, lol)
bhow
by Bronze Member on Jun. 29, 2014 at 10:36 AM

If I'm breathing that day, I'm working.  I still love my birthday but fact is, if work needs done it's gettin' done no matter what day.

loramarie
by Member on Jun. 30, 2014 at 5:00 PM

I've never asked to be off work on my birthday.

Mommy2Boys0900
by Member on Jun. 30, 2014 at 9:51 PM
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I usually work on my birthday, when it falls on a weekday. Years ago, before kids, I took off maybe once or twice for my birthday, but not anymore.
But this year, my birthday was on Father's day, so my big day wasn't about me.
mom_of_jax14
by New Member on Jul. 1, 2014 at 2:52 AM
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I have scheduled it off before but it doesn't matter to me
aj_mom
by Member on Jul. 2, 2014 at 5:43 PM
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Generally, it depends on what day of the week it falls on.

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