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Mom Asks Childfree Coworker To Withdraw Her Christmas Holiday Request, Asks If She’s Wrong

The people we get to spend the holidays with play great importance in why it is such a particular time of the year. Every other person has a different vibe.

Jessiejuju, a mom who uses the username Jessiejuju on the British parenting community “Mumsnet,” is unsure if she can pull that one off.

Her manager informed the two women that they must choose between working on Christmas Day either they or a coworker that decision lies with them.

But Jessiejuju admitted on the internet that she would be prepared to die on that hill. What are you waiting for ladies and gentlemen keep on scrolling down below and make sure you guys read it till the end because you ain’t going to get the whole point here else.

1. So here’s how this starts

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2. That’s fair

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3. Here’s an introduction to OP’s child

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4. Let’s be honest single mothers have to go through a lot to sustain a living

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5. Autistic kids require a different level of attention, and yeah it can be hard.

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6. OP would be leaving her job as she has no other choice

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About one million people in the UK are working hard, just like Jessiejuju, on Christmas Day, while the rest of us enjoy the day unwrapping presents, bingeing, and celebrating with family. Over half a million British workers in the caregiving and medical fields reported working on December 25.

The priests, however, are proportionately the group most likely to be at work on Christmas Day as people swarm to services across the nation. If anything, the proportion of those who reported working on Christmas Day is present at very low one was in two. However, this figure is still high when compared to the typical for the UK, which is fewer than one in 35 employed people.

It’s important to note that UK workers are given the time off to attend to a dependent’s crisis (a dependant is considered to be a spouse, partner, child, grandchild, parent, or someone who depends on receiving their care).

So because circumstances vary from context to context, the government is allowing “a reasonable period off” to handle these circumstances. For example, if a person’s child becomes ill, they can take time off work to go to the doctor and arrange for treatment.

Workers, however, are not permitted to take time off if they were aware of a scenario in advance. Which is the situation with Jessiejuju, established in the post.

7. And the manager said “we need to decide between ourselves”

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8. These professions can be hard for special events like Christmas

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9. I feel sad for OP the boss should have considered it

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10. It’s a complicated situation for sure

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11. The prices vary dude

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12. What do you think?

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13. It’s simply a misfortune

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14. I would also have to work it for you to be honest

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15. Somebody speaking facts here

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16. “Whoever requested it off first should have it”

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17. Point to be noted

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18. Everybody has a right to enjoy Christmas

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19. Whoever asked for the leave first deserves the leave the most

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20. Christmas is equal for everyone no matter what!

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22. Words of wisdom, this is a genuine point here. OP needs someone to take care of his child.

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23. Just saw your update

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24. First come first served

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25. OP has caring responsibilities which kinda makes her more entitled to Christmas off

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