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Manager on the project keeps adding to scope without changing the timelines, to please the client. Meanwhile the team has 100 hours weeks with weekends to make it happen. Feels like a body shop.

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Bill. The. Hours.

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Billing 40

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I don't believe your 100 hour week statement.

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Your manager is a weak douche

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If you bill the hours then partners etc probably won't know until someone runs the cost report, could be week(s) at which point it's too late and you just seem passive aggressive for not bringing it to their attention directly. Would suggest having open communication with the team, maybe 1-on-1 with the manager then director / partner (not partner first, don't go behind your managers back).

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Tell your manager to bugger off

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If not, the P/D on it should be made aware.

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If you're billing 40, then raise it to your leadership. Tell them on Wednesday or whatever when you've hit your 40 hours and ask them how they want you to proceed.

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I'm seriously asking for help. Why do you have to troll here?

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You can tell him/her I said that btw

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If you are senior enough, you can deflect the issue. Say something like "how should I tell the rest of the team to bill hours? It seems we are all way over 45"

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Are you billing the 100 hours?

Sounds like my previous project 🙅🏽🙄

Are there signed change orders?

Nope, no change orders

Talk to your senior on the project, have him raise it

In all seriousness, bill the hours. The SM/partner may never know about the workload otherwise.

I give me leaders a choice. 1) straight 8, and I'm clocking out at 5. 2) straight 8 and I will take time off from time to time and still bill 8. 3) bill the hours, do the work necessary. The always take option 2.

Is the manager's first name David ?

Wow D1, not cool.

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