The 12 months has simply begun and staff are shifting into new positions, roles, and jobs. And, as they go away their previous corporations behind, they’ve develop into a bit extra snug with sharing the wild tales from their earlier jobs. So, I asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their greatest office scandals.

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Here is what they stated:

1.“My BOSS peed within the water cooler. Which quite a few workers then drank from. It was so stunning.”

“She received fired, however on her final day on the firm, she combined her interval blood AND diarrhea in with the water. This time it was apparent sufficient that nobody drank from it, however we needed to get a distinct water cooler.”


2.“I labored as a cosmetology teacher on the faculty the place I received my coaching. The proprietor requested me to begin holding monitor of the stock and report on to him. I started to note small gear disappearing and circumstances of provides dwindling quicker than they need to have been. After a number of weeks of me handing over these odd stories, the proprietor appeared to depart early sooner or later, however snuck again in lengthy after the college was closed.”

“He caught a senior teacher loading circumstances of faculty provides into her automotive. She had been stealing from the college to inventory her personal salon. I do not know what transpired between the them however she was not fired; her hours had been in the reduction of and I believe that she might have needed to flip in a few of her keys. Her daughter was additionally an teacher on the faculty and was completely mortified by her mom’s habits.”


3.“An worker put superglue in our boss’s shampoo. She received fired. It later emerged that this was as a result of our boss slept along with her sister, boyfriend, AND grandpa!”


4.“When my faculty modified accrediting companies, the brand new company required all school to supply proof of graduate levels. One professor was found to have been employed for years primarily based on a PhD that they didn’t really possess.”

“When confronted, they claimed to be in witness safety, and stated the PhD was a part of their cowl. Nonetheless, one in every of our directors was married to an FBI agent, who clarified ‘that’s not how witness safety works.’ The subsequent day there was a job opening within the division.”


5.“A coworker arrived, uninvited, on the funeral of our HR head’s grandmother.”


6.“I used to work at a hospital. There was this one physician who was identified for having a bent to sleep with nurses (it was all very Gray’s Anatomy). Anyway, there was a brand new nurse on our unit, let’s name her Jay. Properly sooner or later, possibly a 12 months into her being there, this big story comes out that Dr. X was mauled by a bear whereas out on a rafting journey over the weekend.”

“He survived and everyone seems to be dying to know the main points of what went down. That is the place it comes out that he was saved by none aside from nurse Jay who ALSO occurred to be on the journey with him. So that is how our whole unit came upon that Jay was sleeping with Dr. X. That is additionally how Jay came upon she and Dr. X weren’t unique like she thought and that she was one in every of his many nurse girlfriends. Issues received fairly icy between them on the unit after that! I assume she didn’t know his fame like the remainder of us.”


7.“I labored at a newspaper once I was contemporary out of school and there have been rumors going round a few supervisor in promoting and the top of the delivery division having an affair (they had been each married to different individuals). The massive bosses referred to as your entire firm collectively to debate how spreading ‘dangerous rumors’ about co-workers was terrible for morale and that the ‘present rumors’ had been false and we must always all be ashamed of ourselves for spreading gossip.”

“Every week later, the promoting supervisor and delivery head had been arrested for having intercourse in his automotive in the course of the afternoon whereas parked on a residential road, in full view of a number of homes. And since they had been arrested, the story was thought of information and ran in our newspaper. Evidently, they had been fired and massive bosses by no means weighed in on ‘workplace gossip’ once more.”


8.“I labored at a clinic the place the enterprise supervisor, clinic supervisor, and a customer support rep had been in a love triangle. Administration was forbidden from having relationships with the hourly employees, however the CS rep received preferential therapy from the enterprise supervisor, and soiled appears to be like from the clinic supervisor.”

“Someday an costly watch confirmed up on the clinic supervisor’s desk, after which it appeared on the enterprise supervisor’s wrist. That very same day, the CS rep went house crying. Then the triangle broke up, and the clinic supervisor began courting a health care provider’s assistant.”


9.“Within the ’90s, earlier than the web got here alongside to destroy it, I labored for a really worthwhile journal. We had a big roster of employees writers and an excellent bigger roster of freelancers. A kind of freelancers requested a pay elevate and was denied, so he determined to try to kind a union.”

“As a result of he wasn’t acquainted with many of the journal’s employees, he regarded up their names within the cellphone guide and began cold-calling. He referred to as one girl and received her voice mail, left a message. When she referred to as him again, he launched into his spiel about how the journal’s proprietor was such a cheapskate bastard, it was time to get his comeuppance, he wanted to study in regards to the energy of the working class, and so on. and so on. After a clumsy silence, the lady stated, ‘You don’t know that I’m his spouse, do you?’ That was the tip of the union drive, although that freelancer did proceed to put in writing for us!”


10.“We had been at Disney for an organization huge gross sales assembly. Whereas all of us had been on the bar, we observed that there have been TVs in there displaying off the fantastic thing about the resort. All was okay till one of many footage on the monitor was a supervisor and rep having some critical intercourse within the pool.”

“The supervisor was fired and the rep left the corporate out of embarrassment. That was fairly a present and a shock.”


11.“Between early 2018 till early 2019 I used to be working at this shoe retailer within the mall. This woman, who was a number of months pregnant ended up getting employed. Her boyfriend would cease by typically simply to say hello and socialize with everybody. They had been each fairly good. Properly, possibly a pair months into her employment she was let go. I did not say something at first or ask any questions however, me being tremendous nosy, I requested one of many different managers what occurred.”

“Seems this woman, I believe after hours or one thing, would meet her boyfriend out again, together with his automotive, and smuggle footwear from the shop and put them in his automotive. The supervisor place she had held turned obtainable once more and I took it lol.”


12.“At a faculty I taught at, A and B had been greatest pals. B came upon A was hooking up with individuals from Craigslist (very long time in the past). A is married. B instructed A’s husband. A and husband received a divorce. A and B are not pals. A moved to a distinct faculty.”


13.“A member of employees who labored evening shift determined to take *extraordinarily* specific footage of himself within the workplace. How do we all know? Properly, he used the work digicam, then downloaded them to a shared work pc, and used his work e mail deal with to e mail them out to an entire bunch of fortunate (?) women.”

“He was butt ass bare on his boss’s desk for many of them. I’m nonetheless baffled to today. We work in IT. He should have identified he could be caught. Having to slip these printed footage over to him throughout the HR assembly and ask, ‘Is that this you?’ was not a spotlight of my profession.


14.“I work for an organization with about 60 workers. Sufficiently small to know everybody by title, however sufficiently big to have a number of departments. Seven months in the past a brand new colleague joined my group, and he is been saving the day. Swoops in with the proper suggestions and information, and he is promoted to group lead after just some months (not unusual) and shortly discovers one other coworker (fellow group lead) has been stealing!”

“Properly, it seems that is a LIE and he was framing her, as a result of she dumped his cousin final 12 months. That they had been planning this collectively and managed to one way or the other faux him being good at his job so he’d be promoted to the identical group as her, so he might ‘unmask’ her crimes.The remainder of us had been all fairly stunned when this unfolded.”


15.“Labored in a small design heart. One of many group members introduced their daughter into work. No large deal, it is a small heart. We’re all sort of household. Subsequent day, one of many individuals comes into work and says, ‘You possibly can’t deliver your daughter to work right here anymore. I’m not allowed to be round kids.’ Mentioned particular person by no means labored there once more.”


16.“I as soon as labored at a well-known on-line furnishings retailer most of you’ll be acquainted with of their name heart. Someday, an worker went into the toilet and…”

“…did their enterprise however as a substitute of flushing it, they determined to smear it everywhere in the partitions. We spend the remainder of the day attempting to determine who the perpetrator may very well be.”


17.“I labored the entrance desk at a small, native motel. We gave good charges to individuals touring for enterprise and the supervisor was at all times down for an excellent haggle, so we had a variety of common shoppers. One evening the supervisor drunkenly confessed to me that he was having an affair with one in every of our common male shoppers, who was married to a lady and had three grown kids collectively.”

“It carried on for fairly a while and finally turned an open secret among the many employees who all had various opinions, mainly starting from ‘who cares, two consenting adults, and so on’ to ’employees, particularly managers, should not sleep with shoppers and he must be fired.’ They finally determined to return clear with the spouse as a result of the connection turned critical. Reasonably than divorcing or separating, the spouse turned out to be pleased with it, and the three of them turned a throuple. It was NOT the result we had been all anticipating and brought on way more gossip than if there had been some for of break up. This was a number of years in the past now, and so far as I do know, the three of them are nonetheless very completely satisfied collectively.”


18.“Labored at a serious theater. The nicest girl ran it for a few years. She was at all times so pleasant and jolly. Someday, the cops raided the place. Seems, when adults had been paying money, the good girl was ringing up kids tickets and pocketing the overage grownup fee.”

“She had been doing it for years, sufficient time to rake in six figures. The thievery was found by probability – a random pc glitch that brought on somebody to research. No surprise she was so jolly on a regular basis, this modest job was making her (momentarily) wealthy!”


19.“College bus driver + getting blowjobs from intercourse staff whereas driving frequently = large lawsuits.”


20.“This story is from my husband. He labored for a giant panorama firm, and the entire vehicles had a two-way radio. One of many crew chiefs was having an affair with the proprietor’s spouse, and he was speaking naughty to her on the cellphone. She was on speaker. Sadly for him, he was sitting on the transmitter/receiver button of the two-way radio and their whole dialog was being broadcast.”

“My husband couldn’t name to him over the radio (the opposite man had his radio button pushed in), and he wouldn’t reply my husband’s cellphone calls — too busy I assume. So your entire firm couldn’t use the radio, and so they needed to hear till the crew chief and proprietor’s spouse received executed.”


21.And eventually, “My coworker labored as a male escort to become profitable on the aspect, and he typically went to shopper’s homes for it.”

“You possibly can think about our bosses shock when he walked into his house to see his grownup daughter with stated coworker –  who was in an attractive santa match which consisted of nothing however a santa hat. My poor coworker had no thought. 😭”

Now I am curious – what is the greatest scandal that has ever taken place at your job? Tell us within the feedback. Or, if you would like to stay nameless, use this Google form. Your response could also be utilized in an upcoming BuzzFeed Neighborhood publish.

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