Employers get angry when their employees arenít at work when
they should be.† When you take a job,
itís up to you to arrange for transportation that will get you to work every
day and on time.† If you miss work, or
arrive late too often, you may:
warned by your supervisor.† The
first time you come in late your supervisor will probably only speak to
you about it.† If it happens again,
you will be given a warning that your job may be lost if it
disliked by your co-workers.† Your
being late or absent can make it hard for your fellow workers.† They may have to do your share of the
a low employee rating.† Workers
are evaluated on a monthly basis by their supervisors.† If you are late or absent often, your
evaluation will be affected.†
fired.† If you continue to be
absent or late you will lose your job.†
Most employers will only warn you a few times before they fire you.
It is important to be at work.† There are no good excuses, but on occasion you may have a
real problem.† Donít make a habit of
using excuses for being late or not showing up. Good reasons will not be
accepted if they happen too often and you can be fired.
Which of the
following situations are good excuses for being late or missing work?†
to a party last night and got home at 2:00a.m.
shopping with my parents.
didnít go off.
with the flu.
was in an accident.
didnít have a ride to work.
parents made me clean the house.
have a lot of homework or I have to study for a ďbigĒ test.