Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Cindy Got Fired

Cindy got fired last week. It ended up being a horrible week with a lot of yelling, screaming and fingers being pointed. Shit - at one point even I was ready to just walk out since Audrey was being a total bitch (as usual). Let me take a big breath and tell you what happened.

Cindy got caught short-changing the door fee. It's not right, and I told Cindy a hundred times before to knock it off. I don't do it myself because it's just not worth it. Apparently what happened is that Cindy got greedy and would collect the door fee for whatever time the customer wanted. But then she would book a lesser amount of time and then pocket the difference. Obviously this was done when she was working by herself.

It comes out to $10-$20 per customer and that's it. I mean it's so not worth it to lose your job over that amount - and that's what I've always told her. Maude doesn't know the ins and outs of the business, so she never noticed. It was Audrey who got her. I guess she was reviewing the books and noticed that when Cindy worked with Maude, she routinely booked 45-60 minute sessions. But when she was alone, she was booking a lot of 30 minute sessions. I mean you can get away with it if you sneak one in now and then - but Cindy got sloppy and started doing it every chance she got.

In a way, I can't blame Audrey for firing her. But damn if she didn't end up pissing us all off by accusing Trina and I of the exact same thing. And as the week went on, the accusations kept getting worse and worse. So after a few days of on and off fighting, even I was reminding Audrey of every customer she ever stole from us and how we all knew she was blowing guys left and right.

It was pretty ugly for a few days there. And poor Maude - I think she turns a blind eye to what goes on behind our session doors. But even she couldn't pretend not to hear what was being said (or screamed) right in front of her. I mean it's not like she doesn't know what we all do for a living, it's just that she doesn't really get involved or even ask about it. As far she's concerned, after she books a customer her job is done.

Since she's been gone, I've been trying to let her customers know what happened - out of earshot of Maude. Cindy gave me a list of certain Regulars to pass her phone number to. I'll do what I can to help her out, but in the end she acted stupid and got busted.

As for me, I almost never short-change the door fee. But I do have a trick or two up my sleeve for when I don't feel like giving Audrey her due. Even I'm a little reluctant to share them here - that's how nervous Audrey makes me. But maybe later. Let's just say that I'm way more discrete when I screw her over.

And to make matters worse, now Trina and I have to take over all of Cindy's shifts. Two girls running an entire business? But the awful part is going to be putting up with her old customers who expect a tad bit more than just a handjob. Let's just say that she took customer service VERY seriously. The last time I called her at work, she answered the phone with "... Hell... Oh... C... J... oh baby don't stop... What's... up... girl?..."

What can I say, she was a lousy coworker but I still love her to death.

CJ

13 comments:

Advizor54 said...

One bad apple eh?

It's too bad that all the crap had to hit the fan and land on you.

Maybe the extra shifts will mean a little more cash for you....

We can hope so.

JC said...

Good luck with the extra hours. It always sucks at the time you're working it but the payoff should make you smile a bit.

Did Cindy think she was to slick to get caught? Stealing from your employeer will always get noticed at some point...sounds like she got a little too comfortable with the free money.

Look at the bright side, when the parade of freaks starts you'll have even more stories to share :-)

Joker_SATX said...

I have always tried looking at the positive out of a negative. Short Term, I say make as much cashola as possible. Because as you said, her customers are gonna expect a little extra service and when they don't get it, they will go elsewhere.

Anonymous said...

Have you ever thought that Cindy might tell the police where to go and what to look for just to get back at Audrey?

Then with you, Audrey, and Trina all in the pokey, she could sweep in and steal all the customers herself.

Just sayin'

JC said...

Anon is right, she already set fire to that bridge. I'd be worried that she would blow that bitch up-- not like she can come back there...

tightend said...

You can't bite the hand that feeds you...

I'm curious, did Cindy find another job?

MelissaBlade said...

If Cindy is willing to do more than a hand job, I don't know why she wouldn't just go independent and advertise on backpage.

BritishChap said...

C.J.

I realize that this is off topic, well at least from this months topic anyway.

I just wanted to tell you how much I've enjoyed your blog, and how it has seriously helped me in my relationship with a masseuse. I'd never read your blog before, but I had searched for advice on dating a masseuse as I was having jealousy issues... Yes I started out on stage 1 the turn on part, but progressed to jealousy. She is one of the most incredible women I've ever met, extremely caring and very moral in every way except her business, but I couldn't help but imagine she was getting personal sexual satisfaction from each one of her clients, despite the fact that she assured me it was purely routine and she felt nothing other than glad she was working.

It was hard for me to believe, as of course I could only view from my perspective, and well, you know how much importance we guys place on sex. So your blog, which basically has said the same thing was a great relief and has allowed me the peace of mind to enjoy her for the wonderful person she is and not obsess quite so much with what she does for a living.

So thanks again, you write very well and your stories are not just entertaining, but also THERAPUETIC!! ; )

Cheers

Brew Dawg said...

CJ,

Well I just found this blog about a week ago and finally got through reading the whole thing from start to finish. I gotta tell ya this is one of the most entertaining things I have ever read. The way you write is phenomenal. There is alway a sense of humor to most posts.

I am sorry to finally read that Cindy was fired and that now you and your left hand are going to have to put in some long hours, but I look forward to the stories.

Cheers
The Brew Dawg

massage therapy toronto said...

well, u really don't pull any punches. just the pure gritty truth. interesting read. hope the work situation eases up for you

J^2 said...

Greed and jealousy do strange things to people. I know the same thing hapenned at my job several times with all different girls. One girl would book hour long sessions but would really be seeing 2 different guys for a half-hour session each. The money she made was only $30 more and she wouldn't stop, so eventually got caught. My "Audrey" is the sweetest lady in the world but I still had to break up a cat-fight. A weekly rent would be nice! I can always dream.

Dylan English - Author said...

Yep, one of the oldest tricks in the book. If you're going to embezzle, you'd better not leave any obvious tracks.

cj said...

Anon,

No, I'm not worried about Cindy going to the cops. That almost never happens in this business because once word gets out, you'd never work in a parlor again. And who knows - in a couple months if we're desperate for workers, Audrey may take her back. Wouldn't be the first time.



Tightend and Melissablade,
With the recent crackdown, our competition has been wiped out. And the few remaining places have probably picked up as many displaced girls as they can handle. I don't know - I see her going independent.


CJ