Re: Christmas Surprise--Company Closed for 2 Weeks

Subject: Re: Christmas Surprise--Company Closed for 2 Weeks
From: Mike Starr <mikestarr-techwr-l -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: ekarenski-techwrl -at- yahoo -dot- com
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 17:34:49 -0600

That was a pretty crappy thing for your agency to do. However, bear in mind that you'll probably be eligible to draw unemployment compensation for those two weeks.

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Karen wrote:
> I started a W2 contracting job a few months ago. The agency is out of state, but the job is local. At that time, I was given a list of holidays, etc.
> Now, I got a little surprise--I found out the company shuts down for 2 weeks during Christmas.I'm so frustrated since I only figured (financially) on 3 days.
> I know there's not much I can do about it, but I am pretty upset with the agency for waiting so long to tell me and not revealing this upfront.
> Has anyone else experienced this?

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