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Old 04-14-2015, 10:08 PM
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how do you handle employees asking for days off

i am getting annoyed when employees text me and say oh i forgot, i have court next week. What do you do when they say something like this or in that general direction
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Old 04-14-2015, 11:15 PM
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We try to hire guys who aren't needed in court ;-)

We generally let guys take days off, it's just part of having employees.
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Old 04-15-2015, 12:02 AM
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Yeah its a traffic violation not like I hire convicted felons. But They also signed a handbook that states they have to give at least 2 weeks notice but can you even do anything if they don't for something like court
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Old 04-15-2015, 05:49 AM
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Be thankful that they give you some form of notice. A week ahead is pretty good usually it's 5 minutes after they were supposed to punch in.
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Old 04-15-2015, 06:39 PM
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Several day notice is acceptable here. If it's an unexpected sickness or emergency we require notification 30 minutes before start time. Everyone needs time off sometimes and things come up.
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Old 04-22-2015, 06:05 PM
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The real question is how much is this employee asking for days /time off? If its often, then you should be annoyed, but if its for a court date and its not frequent i wouldnt say its an issue.
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Old 04-22-2015, 06:07 PM
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We try to hire guys who aren't needed in court ;-)

We generally let guys take days off, it's just part of having employees.
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