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Many of you don't w*rk but . . .u ready to go back?
Old 03-26-2020, 04:27 PM   #1
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Many of you don't w*rk but . . .u ready to go back?

I couldn't think of a catchy title, but I am expected to go back to w*rk soon. (Of course that may change).

I will sit much less than 6 feet from any coworkers. . .

Not sure how comfortable I am with that at this stage.

We have had one that I know of with the virus.
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Old 03-26-2020, 04:34 PM   #2
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Have not worked in 4+ years and have no intention of going back.
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Old 03-26-2020, 04:36 PM   #3
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Old 03-26-2020, 04:43 PM   #4
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I celebrate 7 years of sanity in May. As much as I love a good sh*tstorm, no thanks.

Frankly I don't feel we know enough today to say what is safe. In my youth I wouldn't have been likely to sit out. Today I would. Perhaps in a few weeks we will see what works given our current precautions. Ideally after we stabilize an area(whatever that means) could go back and after a period others began to phase in.
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Old 03-26-2020, 05:32 PM   #6
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Old 03-26-2020, 05:34 PM   #7
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Oh I meant as opposed to WFH. Going back to the office around all the little potential infections. . .

Probably not the best way to word that on a RE board.
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Old 03-26-2020, 05:49 PM   #9
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Go back and risk my health, no thanks. Out 5.5 years with no plans on going back.
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Many of you don't w*rk but . . .u ready to go back?

No way, nope, never, not gonna happen. And the way you describe it, being less than 6 feet from people? That's flat out dangerous right now, especially for those in the vulnerable group like many of us are. Would I risk my life for a few bucks? No, I haven't lost my mind entirely, YET.

I wouldn't even want to work from home. I did my time and now I am OUT....

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Nope, no way, not gonna do it. Only 15 months into retirement, but enjoying leisure, peace, and life, despite the times. Truly a blessing.
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Old 03-26-2020, 10:20 PM   #17
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No way, nope, never, not gonna happen. And the way you describe it, being less than 6 feet from people? That's flat out dangerous right now, especially for those in the vulnerable group like many of us are. Would I risk my life for a few bucks? No, I haven't lost my mind entirely, YET.
Wondering if this will push some out that can retire. I am waiting to qualify for retiree health. . . Or that is what I THOUGHT I was doing. But the thought of being crammed into a building full of potentially sick people in the next week . . . uh. . . . Not so much. Of course it may extend.
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OP - Go in wearing a mask, tell them you don't want to get anyone sick so your are wearing the mask.
They might offer to let you work from home
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RE 3 years on Tues. I have no plans to go back, but would help out if asked (not likely).
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