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I am an hourly employee as are the rest of the HR Technicians. We have been given the assignments to 1) call our supervisor when we are out sick. (obvisously this one is lagit) and 2) if we were assingned front desk duties, when we are out sick, to call around to the rest of the technicians until we find someone to cover our shift. There is not always someone there that can do this. Sometimes I am too sick to be calling making an infinate number of calls to find a replacement. They do not pay us for performing this task. 3) If some one has a question, they can call you at home and expect any amount of effort out of you they so choose, without regulary pay, regardless of your ailment.
Also, while being assigned as an HR Technicain, I have been performing duties for the last 3 years that are generally performed by personnel being paid 2 to 3 times my current pay. That is, I have researched, analyzed, built, tested, and suppored well over a dozen complex databases, called applications, used by the Human Resources department, all the while, being made to feel that if they decide they don't like me, I'm just gone. It is also true that I very much enjoy building these applications as I am exceptionally good at it and I feel much accomplishment from it. But, by the way they treat me, I feel that at the drop of a hat, they would cut off their nose to spite their face and tell me to get lost.
I am a retired Air Force Master Seargent (not enough retirement pay to live on) and have been successful in as many as 20 different jobs throughout my life, and never have I felt as precarious and used as I have in this job.
It is my belief that I am being used for everything they can get out of me, right or wrong, and I am screwed if I, or any of my piers, say anything at all.
I am sorry I took so long to respond. The truth is, you've been very helpful and I truly do appreciate your help and would recommend this service to others.
Thanks very much.
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