Been working at this place for like 5 months cooking for elderly folks. Showed up everyday, I was late a couple of times but no big deal and not a regular thing. However, no one told me leaving early even if I completed my work was a negative attendance mark. Got a write up for that which I’m pretty sure was just a way to be able to have a documentation of me doing something wrong.
My boss treated me like shit everyday, talked shit about the employees to other employees, bragged about firing people, etc. You know scumbag boss shit, really fucking hated me though. (All this while listening to the Bible as an audiobook in his office lol). I put up with constant abuse from my other coworker who would cuss at me, throw things in front of me, push me out of the way, etc.
Still showed up everyday because this is capitalism and I need money and to have health insurance.
Well flash forward to yesterday I had to leave early due to stomach issues, and had to stay home. I texted that I was sick 4 hours before my shift to which my boss refused to respond (included). And I saw him post on our work chat so I knew he saw it. I get a call today at five pm from his boss telling me I’m being fired for a no call no show. I tell him I contacted my boss, and he said it had to be a phone call. So I tell him this is the only time I’ve called in and I didn’t know.
As servers call out via texting in the group chat all the time. And he says the “blah policy states blah” and I’m like “couldn’t he have politely told me that wasn’t proper procedure?” And he just repeats the same spiel.
Sorry I’m not the greatest writer and I’m having a lot of anxiety so I’m sorry for run on sentences and paragraph structure.
Tldr; boss hates me and set me up to be fired out of a policy technicality by not responding to me .