By Anonymous - 12/8/2019 22:02 - Germany
Today, I asked my boss to pay me for the only 2 sick days I had taken in 6 months, but he didn't want to. I reminded him that it's the law now in Germany, even for part-time work, so he said OK. Two hours later, he fired me. One week before my probationary period was up. FML
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By  BrotherPhil  |  32

That sucks, but it's the risk that you take for putting your head above the parapet during a probationary period. might be better to find out what sort of boss you have sooner rather than later, though.

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By  BrotherPhil  |  32

That sucks, but it's the risk that you take for putting your head above the parapet during a probationary period. might be better to find out what sort of boss you have sooner rather than later, though.

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  Mungolikecandy  |  18

You do not know what sickness they had, You are lucky you have not been sick in that amount of time but it is not entitlement to have to take a sick day here and there. In fact, it is stupidity not to if you will spread sickness across the workplace causing productivity to fall.

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  ViviMage  |  38

I knew the Hund part:
Pronounced "shvine-hoond." German for "pig-dog." A vile insult in Germany, it has come to enjoy a modicum of popularity in the U.S., in either it's original German form, or translated to English

By  ViviMage  |  38

I would have waited until I got the probation trial period under my belt and then asked for retro pay instead of bullying him into it. Sorry about your luck.