Going Places experience was one I want to forget about

Going Places experience was one I want to forget about

I am WRITING with regards to the letter ‘Heat is on Co-op Bosses’ where the writer complained about treatment by Co-op Travelcare (Travel Weekly August 16).

This is a minor complaint compared to my treatment at Going Places. No-one told me before I accepted the job that Going Places implemented a staff holiday embargo across the school summer holidays, or that it operated random, compulsory working on Sundays.

During 0% commission promotions, staff were not allowed to take time off.At one time, my mother was ill in hospital and Itook a couple of hours off to go to visit her. The manageress said I must make the time up.

The final straw came when Iwas told that I must start work at 8.45am, making my working week 38hrs 15mins, despite my contract being for 37hrs 30mins.

Iexplained that I could not start work at that time because the school doors did not open until 8.45am.

I was told I would be disciplined and Ihanded my notice in on the spot.

I now work for a lovely company. My advice to anyone thinking of joining Going Places is don’t

Christine Anderson




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