My firm announced their making everyone come back to the office 3 times a week. I’m low key pissed about it. I make my billable hours. We already don’t get any vacation or sick time. The least they could do is let us bill our hours wherever we want. Work from home has made a work-life balance in this field somewhat attainable and now they want to take it away.

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You dont get vacation??

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Vacations are never real, billable requirement or not. I’m in plaintiff’s side PI so I don’t bill but I have my own case load I’m responsible for. I can delegate simple things to a first year but that is very limited so the truth is if I take a week off the work just piles up for when I return. So before and after each vacation I always work long hours to catch up. I think a vacation is only a real vacation if someone else does your work for you while you’re gone.

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Time to start interviewing.

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They have a lease and they’re going to use it. It’s always money unfortunately

Ah, the sunk cost fallacy strikes again

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Eh my firm did this back in April. I’ve gone in maybe once a week. No one has said anything

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