Money is the only reason that people are grinding everyday at work– and what’s the best thing to spend that money on? Traveling. When you get that paycheck every two weeks, it’s hard to stop yourself from imagining a beach somewhere with your name on it– or in this case, it’s tough not to imagine two tickets to see your favorite sports team with your long-distance girlfriend.
This debaucherous tale of bosses doing what they do best (messing things up), starts with a barman and loyal employee putting in notice for an upcoming vacation. After months of enduring a long-distance relationship with his college girlfriend, OP saw an game coming up for her university’s team and decided to book travel and buy expensive game-day tickets to enjoy a nice romantic weekend together. That, of course, was after he got his time off approved at work.
Scroll for the full story of how this barman got the rug pulled out from under him when his boss decided to revoke his vacation leave, giving him an ultimatum that ended up becoming an incredibly profitable win/win situation. For more real life accounts of bosses who weren’t treating their employees right, here’s a story about a traveling salesman who got forced to fly coach, then watched the company burn.