64
By midnightblade163 / Wednesday 13 January 2016 12:06 / Australia
Add a comment
You must be logged in to be able to post comments!
Create my account Sign in
Top comments
Comments

Too many negative votes, comment buried. Show the comment

Too many negative votes, comment buried. Show the comment

Too many negative votes, comment buried. Show the comment

Reply

No, then you have to give everybody else 5 minutes and you'll be open all night. Plus some employees have families or pets of their own to get home to look after or just other commitments, and not everybody drives so 5 minutes can turn into a significant amount of time if you take public transportation and it can make you really late. Plus it just fucking sucks to miss your bus and wait 30 minutes or more for the next one. I know I've missed mine a few time because of customers that won't get ou

Reply

We close down our sales system as part of closing. the registers and store is virtually closed. Thus we cannot accept tender. The system takes a couple hours to poll our sales and commissions. So actually no, sales people can't stay open an extra 5 minutes. Once our drawers are counted out, it's over.

Reply

Under Australian law (or at least this was the case a few years ago), it's actually illegal to let customers in outside of the trading hours of the store, with pretty heavy fines if caught. If they're already in the store, they're 'allowed' to stay, but they can't come in outside trading hours. So no, OP couldn't work an extra 5 minutes so she could feed her lizard.

Reply

Problem with that is that they are never there for just one item. My store manager let in a lady that just had to buy baby formula and she filled three carts and kept us there two hours late

Reply

What everyone else said. Plus when they say "one thing" it's usually a lie just to get in. Then they spend quite a significant amount of time much longer than 5 minutes and end up with a cart load. Speaking from experience.

Loading data…