Spawnie's Life as a Retail Slut
Wednesday, October 15, 2003
TheGuyOnTheCouch at 1:01 AM
Monday, October 13, 2003
The Papa John's Pizza Saga. Part II
..... Continued .........
After only receiving the first paycheck, I call my old manager. He plays dumb, and says that I already got the first one. I argue with him for a while, about it. He says that he'll talk to his boss about it. He said he'll call me back in a few days, of course he doesn't. I call him, and ask about my check, he says he talked to his boss about it, and is waiting for a response from him.
So I ask for his bosses number. I call him, and he says that he knows nothing about it. He says that there is nothing he can do to help me, until the next pay period. I would have accepted that answer, but he had an attitude problem. I get upset, and search on-line, for the number for HQ. After tracking down the number, I call, and left a message for Payroll, and the Region manager. I told them both, that if I didn't hear from them, by Oct. 6th, I was going to call a lawyer. On Friday, Oct. 3rd, I hear from both Payroll, and the region manager. They both told me, that my check would be sent to the store down the street from me in MI, on the next payroll day.
That payroll day, was today. I stop in the store, to ask about my check, and they aren't there yet. I leave my new phone number, with the manager, and he says he'll call me when they arrive. An hour later, the district manager calls me. He asks for my name, and looks for my check.
Surprise, it's not there !
I call payroll. The head person in charge in payroll, told me that my check would be here. I told him that I didn't get paid again. He looks though his paperwork, and finds out, that the manager didn't turn in my hours. I call the store, and the manager is off today. I leave a message for the region manager again. I talk to payroll again, they tell me, that I have to wait another 2 weeks, before I can get my check.
So I'm now asking for advice, how do I go about getting my paycheck. Should I get all hostile, and firebomb the home office ? Should I try to get a lawyer ? The check is only about $170 dollars. Is it worth getting a lawyer for that ? Should I get a sniper rifle, and climb a water tower, and start picking off Papa John's employees ?
TheGuyOnTheCouch at 9:27 PM
The Papa John's Pizza Saga. Part I
I worked for Papa Johns in Illinois. I worked from them for 4 weeks, before moving to Michigan. After 3 weeks, I should have received my first paycheck. It doesn't show up. I ask the manager about it, and he told me, that it went to a different store. I ask him the next day, and he tells me, that my paycheck was going to bounce, and that they had to re-issue it, and that I'd have it by Friday. On Saturday, I ask about my check, and now I don't have it, because my I-9 was filled out wrong or something.
So I re-fill out my I-9. I move to Michigan. After being in Michigan, for a week, my second and first paycheck should have arrived. I wait for a week, and call about them. The manager tells me he mailed them 3 days ago. So another week goes by, and no paycheck. I call again, I get the same response. "I mailed them 3 days before the last time you called.
The paycheck arrived in the store on Sept. 15th. The envelope was postmarked Sept.. 26th. I got it on Oct 1st. Mailed it 3 days before I called the first time my ass. Anyway, I open the envelope, and guess what ? There is only one paycheck in there. The first paycheck, that I never received, is still missing in action.
Part II later.
TheGuyOnTheCouch at 8:45 PM