Damien
Lv 5
Damien asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 2 months ago

do office workers get sent home early if there's not much work to do in a 8 hr shift?

i assume since most of the 8 hr shift is spend looking at emails and talking to people over the phone, something u can do from home, they wouldnt bother sending u home since its a fixed salary instead of a hourly wage?

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  • Ludwig
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    This is not normally what you can expect from an office job. Employers take people on at a minimum level, to reduce wage bills.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Your assumptions are incorrect - as always.

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  • 2 months ago

    Your idea of what office workers do is NOT REMOTELY accurate.

    If the employer thought it could be properly done from home, that would be offered to start with.

    99% of office jobs ARE NOT salaried. In fact, 99% of salaried positions are NOT considered office jobs, even if the work is done in an office 6 feet from the 'office workers'.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    No.  A smart salaried office worker would never appear not to be busy, even when there was little to do.  If there isn't enough work to do, there is a need for one less office worker.  Guess who?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Not if they're employed as a permanent full time worker.

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  • Kyle
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    depends.  there are different jobs within an office.  and each manager has their own style how they run their team.  

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