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To leave work early as 80% of the workforce are not here

(10 Posts)
twoteens Thu 29-Sep-11 16:00:47

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

NinkyNonker Thu 29-Sep-11 16:04:31

Unless you have permission from higher powers I wouldn't. Is there a boss you could approve it with?

fedupandtired Thu 29-Sep-11 16:06:45

I wouldn't.

AlpinePony Thu 29-Sep-11 16:09:26

ninkynonky when you say 'higher powers', do you mean her boss or G-d himself? ;)

NinkyNonker Thu 29-Sep-11 16:11:40

I did wonder when I typed it whether anyone else would notice the faint (initially unintentional) allusion to those of religious bent having an extra day off! (I don't necessarily disapprove before I get jumped, but the opportunity for a play on words was too good to miss.)

Tee2072 Thu 29-Sep-11 16:13:09

If you normally work until 5 and it's now 415? I'd leave.

Ragwort Thu 29-Sep-11 16:15:47

It won't look very professional if someone does phone will it? Are you in charge of the department? In the current economic climate it's probably not a good idea to admit that you haven't got any urgent work to do - your job could be the first to be cut if necessary. Sounds like you aren't that stressed at work if you can find time to mumsnet anyway grin.

cumbria81 Thu 29-Sep-11 16:45:32

I'd do it.

In fact, I just have grin

iklboo Thu 29-Sep-11 17:30:57

I've been working at home today. I have genuinely worked. 7:30am to 4pm with a half hour break. Half a training manual completed. Only I had to work indoor as we've no garden sad.

ImperialBlether Thu 29-Sep-11 18:17:52

I wouldn't do it. There are so few jobs around that I wouldn't put mine at risk.

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