A dissatisfied employee took to Reddit to complain about his boss after spotting a note on the water cooler at work saying he had to pay to use it
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The “worst boss in the world” has been criticized online for allegedly restricting the use of the water cooler in his office.
A disgruntled worker claimed her boss was making her pay a monthly fee to drink the cold water at a post Reddit.
The boss, who is believed to be based in the US, has employees pay $5 a month as part of a so-called “water club,” according to a picture of the sign attached to the unit, reports Daily Star.
The sign reads, “Hello water drinkers.
“If you want to enjoy this delicious POLISH SPRING WATER, please contact Sandra or Michelle to sign up for the very cool WATER CLUB.
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“This water is not for free.
“Members currently enjoy unlimited refills for $5 per month.”
Since posting, the image has garnered more than 72,000 upvotes and 4,500 comments from users stunned by the note.
One person responded, “‘Ain’t free yo’ – the most professional words in the workplace.”
Another added, “For $60 (45 pounds) a year, this water would do a better job of curing cancer.”
A third added: “I would just get water out of it anyway lol. What are you going to do?
Other Reddit users have weighed in with similar stories at work.
One man said, “So at the school I used to work at, we had a water club because the tap water sucked.
“We’re getting a new superintendent who decides (which was basically the only cool thing he did as superintendent) that he would just cover the water bills.
“This led to the discovery that the school secretary had lied about the water bill, overcharged everyone and pocketed the difference.
“THIS led to the discovery that she had also siphoned money from about a dozen other sources at school – all to feed her massive gambling addiction!”
This comes after a woman attacked her boss for how they treated her after her mother died.
The woman shared a screenshot of the text exchange between the couple on her TikTok ( @thatcountryahhblackgirl ).
The picture showed an earlier message from the woman’s boss – which read: “Hey, I heard about your mother’s death. Sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine how you must be feeling.
“Tell me if you need anything. I’m here for you!”
The woman thanked her boss gratefully. But then she got a message asking if she was coming to work…
See how she reacted here.
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