AshleyAshes Posted June 19, 2016 Share Posted June 19, 2016 So, I work in the film industry, I help make those 3D movies that you watch, and apparently people like watching them in the summer, so I'm slogging 12hr days and Saturdays with many other people to help make deadlines. I already knew I was working Saturday for 10hrs, but the company reliably and accurately pays out over time so all that 1.5x pay after 44hrs is pretty great. But then comes down the question of also working Sunday. This means no weekend. This means right to Monday where there will be 12hr days from Mon-Fri again and after about 70hrs of work I really need a day off. "Not unless the company offers 2X pay. Sorry, I'm just spent." "Ha ha, they'd never offer us 2X pay." laughed my boss, taking my response as a 'No.' Fast forward a few hours and an email comes down about new incentives to get more employees working weekends. Weekend Bonus Pay. This is basically just your regular non-OT rate paid on top of what ever pay you're getting for any hours worked on a weekend. So for those under 44hrs, that's 2x pay, for those who are over 44hrs for the week already that's effectively 2.5x. ...Hot SHIT. Saturday I'm going to make 2.5X for 10hrs and this will continue for 2-4 more weeks. 'So Ashley, you said you'd do Sunday for 2X but now it'll be 2.5X. Work sunday?' she asks. So now I have to weasel out of that without looking dumb while trying not to laugh manically about how much I'll make on Saturday. I just can't do Sunday. I need a day to myself to not wear pants or a bra and not deal with other humans. ...I'm going to wish for 3X pay when they ask me next weekend and see what happens. I have sushi and I'm going to go die now. D: ...Also, WTF is a 'Canada Roll' and why did I buy it? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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