By touristtraphotel - 11/08/2016 18:58 - Puerto Rico

Today, my former boss is threatening to keep my last paycheck until I return a skateboard that a guest forgot at the hotel about a month ago. She was the one who gave me the order to put it in the trash. FML
I agree, your life sucks 14 876
You deserved it 854

Same thing different taste

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it's illegal for them to do that for that reason

You could say your boss is a Skater Hater


Skate or die. Or at least, not be able to pay your rent.

You could say your boss is a Skater Hater

it's illegal for them to do that for that reason

Yep. Do some googling, write a formal letter (to HR if there's an HR department, or to your boss and boss's boss if not) detailing the situation and quoting the relevant laws, and say that if you don't receive what you're owed you'll be forced to take further action. Watch your money magically appear.

I don't know that works in Puerto Rico.

Stop! You have violated the Law!  Pay the court a fine or serve your sentance.  Your stolen goods are now forfeit

You won't be able to skate by without that check. Once you get your dough, you need to do a 180 out the door, because your boss has definitely turned to the darkslide.

Your comment makes zero sense and not even funny

You have no sense of humor or common sense then.

I think it was very funny and that is very rare on this app

Translation for people who can't seem to fire their neurons correctly: The boss is toxic, therefore OP should leave that environment, but only after he/she gets their rightfully earned money. I don't really give half a shit what any of you think, though. I wrote the comment because I liked it. Peace.

Guys, it's a skateboarding pun. I personally found it hilarious, maybe the down-voters dont get the puns in it.

Stiggy626 25

kinda ruins it when you try that hard

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I believe the point of the FML is that they can't return it because they threw it away, like the customer told them to.

#7, I don't think #6 has capacity to understand your answer. I mean, you have to explain them the obvious...

tantanpanda 26

#6 false. You obviously know nothing about the hotel industry. If you forgot something in your stay, the hotel has a grace period that they'll keep the lost item for you, but it's generally only a week or two, maximum a month. The items that were forgot are offered to the staff after the grace period and if nobody wants it, it is thrown out. A customer cannot come back a month later and expect to get it back.

Wouldn't the trash be compacted or something after a month?

Or at the very least taken away by a dump or garbage truck... I doubt it's retrievable at all.

Wow. Blackmailing employees over property abandoned by a guest. There must be other stories of THIS boss.

The Better Business Bureau may destroy everything but if all else fails take it up with a higher power