Friday, January 23, 2009

Friday Pay Woes

I'm so happy its finally Friday. It's been a heavy workload with us being one technician down at work. We have two fill in techs that usually work weekends that have been helping out. One is really helpful and is able to take on and complete tasks that we need to catch up so its great. The other... well let's just say it's not so fun.

Even though its Friday payday which usually makes me happy I was sad today to see my cheque be $240 less than I thought it was going to be. I forgot about those 3 sick days this pay period. :( I really wanted to sink some more cash into savings. I only have until October to save a massive amount of money and I hate being set back so early in the year. Oh well, I'll make it up somehow.

Besides that I'm working an earlier shift today which lets me get off at a decent time to hang out with BF so that makes me feel good. It's been hard with me working so many late shifts this month because of fill in techs. We found out two days ago the other tech is not healing properly from her surgery so we're looking at about another two weeks of crazy town at work.


Saver Queen said...

I hate missing pay for sick days -it's not fair. On my last job I was on contract, but this was just a way for the NP I was working for to save some $$$. Currently unemployed, I am applying for another "one-year contract" position but I think I will try to negotiate some kind of sick-day clause, or get it switched to full-time work. You shouldn't have to choose between a pay-cheque and getting better.

hklover86 said...

i totally know how you feel. Pharmacy is crazy sometimes. It can be devastating when someone is sick, thats why even when i feel sick I get up and go to work cause i know what its like being there when someone is sick. it can really suck!!! esp in summer when ppl are off like 2-3 weeks at a time!