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1,160 - Being Reprimanded at work

November 30th, 2015

Episode 326 of 489 episodes

Behave yourself at work or you may find yourself looking for a new job. Learn more in this episode. Slow dialog: 0:47 Explanations: 3:23 Fast dialog: 17:33 Tania: What time is your meeting with Ted? James: It’s at 3:00. Why? Tania: You don’t seem worried. If I were being accused of misconduct and up for disciplinary action, I’d be on edge. James: It was a minor offense. I’m sure I’ll just get a slap on the wrist. Tania: I heard about it and it didn’t sound that minor. James: People blow things out of proportion. It’s not like I’ll be up for dismissal or anything. Tania: I hope not, but you might get a written reprimand placed in your personnel file. That could affect your chances for a raise or promotion. James: I don’t have much of a chance of getting either one, quite frankly, so why sweat it? I’ll deal with whatever punishment I get. Tania: I’m glad that’s your attitude. James: What I say is: Don’t do the crime, if you can’t do the time! Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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