The new rule demands employees to work for 10 minutes extra for every minute that they are late. Netizens called the office policy toxic, while others said that the move could inspire discipline among employees.
New Office Rule
Recently, a “New Office Rule” announcement, made by an undisclosed workplace, went viral on social media. According to the new rule for every minute you are late, you will have to work for 10 minutes more after the shift hours. For example, if you arrive at the office at 10.02, you will have to stay at work for an extra 20 min till 6.20 pm.
This new rule was shared by a Twitter user, who goes by the username @CleverMonsterCT, the “New Office Rule”, said, “For every minute you are late for work, you will be required to work for 10 minutes after 6 pm. For example, if you arrive at 10.02, you will have to stay an extra 20 minutes till 6:20 pm. Thanks”.
When you know its time to quit. pic.twitter.com/PxLyJQucgp
— CleverMonster ✊🏿🇭🇹 (@CleverMonsterCT) June 10, 2022
Commenting on the same, some Twitter users mocked it saying the office policy is toxic and the reason for the high attrition rate.
For every minute they start early, they should be able to finish 10 minutes early. Fair is fair
— Sam🏴🇪🇺🏳️🌈 (@childproofcaps) June 10, 2022
If an employee is constantly late, then you address it with the employee. You don’t set some arbitrary and draconian rule that penalizes the entire team. And if the entire team is constantly late, then I’d question your decision-making skills as a manager.
— Texas Cajun (@TexasCajun6) June 11, 2022
so if I arrive 5 minutes early I can leave 50 minutes before my shift ends
— jillian (@owlfrogs) June 11, 2022
The problem is that being late by one or two minutes shouldn’t be considered being “not on time.” And it shouldn’t be punished. You can’t decide what extra few seconds traffic or weather is going to cost you
— Marceli (@Gunsl0t) June 11, 2022
If we're assuming a 9 to 5, you can clock in 48 minutes early and not have to work at all for the day
— H (@dddrex1) June 11, 2022
School starts at 8 and you have to be at school by 8 and this is what office expects. Dont forget the basics.. it is also applicable on business owners too
Why reaching office on time is so difficult?
— PULKIT GOEL (@pulkitgoel11) June 12, 2022
I find it reasonable , bcoz many companies are based on HR , and employees not arriving on time regularly may cause them a huge setback , both in profit terms and production terms . Making a strict rule for all the people , including the manager is a sign of discipline … https://t.co/5wRnwZ4HBM
— Hon. Inquisitive Cule (@CruyffMessi10) June 12, 2022
Come an hour early and u don't have to work. Just reach at 9, swipe in and out and return
— Asish Ranjan Mishra (@Asish_Ranjan_M) June 12, 2022
Some business owners are monsters. Seeking profits is good, but such distrust ruins companies in the long run. pic.twitter.com/698CFppyuA
— Gabbbar (@GabbbarSingh) June 12, 2022