Baldo by Hector D. Cantu and Carlos Castellanos

Baldo

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  1. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, almost 2 years ago

    Un empleado tiene que comer, señor. (An employee has got to eat, sir.)

  2. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, almost 2 years ago

    So go eat, and just guess at the numbers.

  3. Gweedo - It's legal here !!! -  Murray

    Gweedo - It's legal here !!! - Murray GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @simpsonfan2

    Yup. Time for a little creative book keeping.

  4. Doctor Toon

    Doctor Toon GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    My boss has trouble with the concept of time, too


    If I tell him I have 3 things to do which will each take half an hour, he says to come get him in an hour when I’m done

  5. Josh Lyons

    Josh Lyons said, almost 2 years ago

    Why don’t you just get a robot to do that?

  6. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, almost 2 years ago

    @Doctor Toon

    I, too, had a boss that had no concept of time constraints nor the size of the United States (he was a Scotsman fresh off the airplane).
    He would think nothing of sending me in a box truck from the Philadelphia area to southern Vermont and back as a day trip.
    He also often sent me from the Philly area to do a New York City route – with a side trip to Alexandria, VIRGINIA!
    He berated me for not doctoring my log book when I was pulled over by Maryland state police and placed out-of-service for 8 hours because I had already been on the road for 18 hours and was still 2 hours from home. He had to come and pick me up.
    He called me “unemployable” because I took a half-hour lunch break on a 25-1/2 hour shift. I told him that NO one was employable under his conditions – that’s why there are hours of service laws for truck drivers in the United States.
    The longest I spent on the clock at a single punch-in was 39-1/4 hours. I clocked in at 9:00 PM on Sunday night and clocked out at 1:45 PM on Tuesday afternoon. I had to do a NYC run, then move his personal household in the company truck, and by the time that was finished, I had to do my Washington, DC run.
    He was from the suburbs of Lockerbie, and was drinking in a pub about 500 yards from the crash site when Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up. I teased him, saying that the plane wasn’t the only thing getting bombed in Lockerbie that night! ;-)

  7. Davepostmp

    Davepostmp said, almost 2 years ago

    @Josh Lyons

    What, to take Mr. Rod’s place?

  8. MadCow

    MadCow GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

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  9. racerxyz

    racerxyz said, almost 2 years ago

    What about just informing the boss, doing your best, and leaving him with the consequences instead of taking it on yourself? These people continue to be blind partially because they are continually enabled.

  10. gaebie

    gaebie said, almost 2 years ago

    I worked for a company that insisted on this type of action, which was no problem for most of us. But someone called the Dept. of Labor which came in and interviewed all of us, made a ruling which the company had to adhere to.
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    The result was a change in company rules which we (management and employees) did not want.

  11. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, almost 2 years ago

    @Paul Smith

    There is one aisle 3. Inventory done.
    -——————
    And so would your employment if you tried pulling that.

  12. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, almost 2 years ago

    @AshburnStadium

    He was from the suburbs of Lockerbie, and was drinking in a pub about 500 yards from the crash site when Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up. I teased him, saying that the plane wasn’t the only thing getting bombed in Lockerbie that night! ;-)
    -—————————
    And who won the fistfight that must have ensued that comment?

  13. rick mcdermott

    rick mcdermott GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    typical republican answer

  14. Walrus Gumbo

    Walrus Gumbo GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @MadCow

    Oh yes! How many bosses have we wanted to do this to! Great job, Madcow!

  15. msowards

    msowards said, almost 2 years ago

    There are a couple of good responses that Baldo could use: “Will you be paying me over time?” or work until your quitting time and leave. If he says no to the first question then the second option is the answer.

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