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Old 06-11-2004, 09:32 AM
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Time to take employees cell phone away

I have 3 cell phones on one account. The 3 phones are sharing 1000 minutes for around $90.00 a month total. I have been letting one of my best employees use the phone for a couple of years now, and he has done a good job in not talking too much. However, this month he blew it. He personally used around 900 of the 1000 minutes causing additional charges of the other phones due to him going over the minutes.

The normal bill is around $90.00. This month $425.00

His check is going to be very small this week.

I know, I know, Its my own fault for trusting too much.

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Old 06-11-2004, 05:37 PM
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From 90 clams to 425? Ouch, that's gotta hurt the pocketbook...
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Old 06-11-2004, 05:56 PM
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I'm surprised at the fact the someone could use 900 minutes in one month. What's next? Getting overcharged on unlimited minutes??!!
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Old 06-11-2004, 06:05 PM
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Hi Gene $immons,

Sorry about that happening. That is a nice option you offered your staff.
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Old 06-11-2004, 07:48 PM
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I would look at the bill and see what phone calls were made during business hours for personal use and then deduct that amount of time from his pay also . Show him the bill .
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Old 06-11-2004, 08:39 PM
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I also let my employee use the cell for personal use, but I got the proper plan for it. Nextel is what we use, and his phone plan is $60, 600 anytime minutes, unlimited nighttime and weekend calls, and all incoming calls are free. So he has never gone over. I on the other hand, have gone over in the past. So I changed my plan at that point. Talk to him about splitting the charges and take it out of 2-3 checks instead of one.
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Old 06-13-2004, 11:34 AM
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Sounds like he might have had something going on. I'd certainly make him pay the overage, but I'd see what the scoop was before I start slapping his hand.
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Old 06-13-2004, 04:03 PM
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Sounds like he took advantage of a good thing.
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Old 06-13-2004, 04:29 PM
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Originally posted by r_rivera7272
I'm surprised at the fact the someone could use 900 minutes in one month. What's next? Getting overcharged on unlimited minutes??!!

I used 2200 phone minutes last month and an additional 600 nextel direct connect minutes. No extra charge though, it's all part of my plan.
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Old 06-13-2004, 08:00 PM
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2200 phone min.? you need to start to work lol

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