SA - getting shortchanged?

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SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby SFrost » Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:48 am

Being completely honest ...

My summer associate advertised a 10 week program. I accepted with this information. Our official start/end dates are now less than 10 weeks of pay.

I feel like I deserve compensation for my reliance damages. Possibly punitive damages.

Top 10% at T6, just so you know how serious this is.

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby TheOnePercent » Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:54 am

Out the firm.

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby Pneumonia » Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:54 am

How much shorter? Is it still 10 calendar weeks?

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby SFrost » Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:56 am

Pneumonia wrote:How much shorter? Is it still 10 calendar weeks?


It's like a week. I'm going to have close to a month after my job with nothing to do.

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby Pneumonia » Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:59 am

So they advertised 10 weeks but the official start/end equals only 9 weeks? Idk I'd say maybe just ask someone if you can work an extra week since that's what they advertised. Are there 2L's at the firm and if so, when are they starting/ending?

Idk if this is "out the firm" worthy yet, but it prolly is if you ask for the extra week and they deny you.

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby koalacity » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:00 am

Who unbanned SFrost?

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby BigZuck » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:01 am

I don't think I'd make a habit out of taking SFrost posts seriously

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby SFrost » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:02 am

Pneumonia wrote:So they advertised 10 weeks but the official start/end equals only 9 weeks? Idk I'd say maybe just ask someone if you can work an extra week since that's what they advertised. Are there 2L's at the firm and if so, when are they starting/ending?

Idk if this is "out the firm" worthy yet, but it prolly is if you ask for the extra week and they deny you.


I'm a 1L .. but I did have 3 offers. I took this one for the prestige, assuming the pay would be equal. I can understand shortchanging normal students, but I'm pretty exceptional.

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby Pneumonia » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:03 am

BigZuck wrote:I don't think I'd make a habit out of taking SFrost posts seriously


TYFT, forgot who he was but just checked his history and remembered.

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby BigZuck » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:04 am

Pneumonia wrote:
BigZuck wrote:I don't think I'd make a habit out of taking SFrost posts seriously


TYFT, forgot who he was but just checked his history and remembered.

Yeah, understandable, it's been a while

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby mmelittlechicken » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:06 am

only nyu kids say t6

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby SFrost » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:19 am

BigZuck wrote:I don't think I'd make a habit out of taking SFrost posts seriously


I get that my previous posts are adorable and represent my charming personality, but this is a serious question.

I didn't study so hard my first semester to earn a peasant's sum.

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby TheOnePercent » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:32 am

Suggest self-help via liberal use of the supply closets. Bleed 'em dry an extra highlighter at a time.

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Re: SA - getting shortchanged?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:51 am

SFrost wrote:I get that my previous posts are adorable and represent my charming personality, but this is a serious question.

No it's not.




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