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Fired for Leaving Work 15 Minutes Early

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By HopeAnn

Why I Was Fired

I was fired for leaving work 15 minutes early and not calling my boss and telling her I was leaving early.

What Being Fired Has Been Like

It has been hell. I have never been fired before. In all my other jobs, I was always told how I was the best employee ever. I really don't know what I did wrong to deserve being fired. I made an honest mistake. My work was done for the day and I left. I would like to write my employer a letter of apology but it has been a year and I worry they would take it the wrong way. I have had difficulty looking for work since as I fear making a mistake again and being fire.


  • Don't ever leave work early. The shame and guilt are overwhelming so don't get fired.

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