• Report: #468557

Complaint Review: FAMILY DOLLAR

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  • Submitted: Sat, July 11, 2009
  • Updated: Sat, July 11, 2009

  • Reported By:Wheat Ridge Colorado
FAMILY DOLLAR
9365 W 58TH AVE Arvada, Colorado U.S.A.
  • Phone: 303-431-8223
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  • Category: Employees

FAMILY DOLLAR I was terminated when my husband was in the hospital Arvada Colorado

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My husband had to go the hospital the evening of 6/22/09, the next morning I called in hours before my shift to let the manager know I would not be in, the next morning I had to take him back to the hospital and he was admitted.

I was going to call in when I received a phone call from my manager telling me not to wear jeans or I would be sent home at that time I told her I would not be in because my husband was being admitted into the hospital.

I called in everyday hours before my scheduled shifts were to begin giving plenty of notice. On Thursday we found out he would have to stay one more day, I immediately called the manager and told her I would not be for my Friday morning shift.

My manager said I should call her to pick up a shift on Friday night or Saturday, I told her we'll see because I was very tired. She rudely told me she had worked 62 hours that week. Like it was my fault.

On Sunday 6/28/09 I showed up for my regular shift, my manager was at the store. She asked me again what had happened and I told her. I also told her if I knew she was going to be there I would have brought all of the paperwork. She then told me she assumed I had quit and did not have me on the schedule. I asked her why she would assume that after I called everyday to give her updates and I was not scheduled on Friday night or Saturday. The only response I got was that she said she needed my keys, I said "oh so your firing me then?" She just gave me this look and I told her ok then, got my stuff out of my locker and left.

Shelly
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
U.S.A.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/11/2009 09:34 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/FAMILY-DOLLAR/Arvada-Colorado-80002/FAMILY-DOLLAR-I-was-terminated-when-my-husband-was-in-the-hospital-Arvada-Colorado-468557. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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