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Sirsubalot Sirsubalot is offline
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Old 12-19-2017, 04:44 PM
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I have never felt directly belittled, disrespected, or ignored from being a sub, but we are indirectly disrespected simply from our low pay, and little recourse when we are wronged.

This week is an example.

I just got my internet repaired tonight after it was down for over two days.

I learned that a tech who was out on Sunday had accidently cut my line.

I was lucky to get a job via the phone, because the chances are greatly lessened with no internet.

Therefore, because someone else goofed, I could have lost $150.

Nearly every other job only results in losing a sick day, not income

This unique unfairness comes with the territory.

What is more disturbing is that when someone else forgets to cancel our job, or puts it in for the wrong day, we lose the income. I have lost hundreds due to this.

Of course the person who makes the error suffers zero consequences.

In short, the direct disrespect has been minimal. the indirect disrespect has been great.
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