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Old Jan 29th 2009, 8:03 am
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Company called to ask us to return the car in exchange for gratuity cheque. Duly went this morning. After an hour of being messed around they refuse to give us the cheque because the car is dirty, yes dirty I as a person am very particular about keeping cars clean and I can tell you this one is no dirty than any other car on the roads at the minute.

Why are they being so petty?
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Maybe they want to fine you for not cleaning it...
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That is shocking BC. Did you let them get away with that? I don't know if you can still do it but I would have refused to hand over the keys until they gave me the cheque.

I've heard so many shady stories over the last few weeks about companies screwing over their redundant employees. Its not exactly news but there just seems to be nothing that protects the employee out here in a situation like this, unless you're willing to go to court and spend a fortune on legal fees for a negligible return.

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Old Jan 29th 2009, 8:18 am
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That is shocking BC. Did you let them get away with that? I don't know if you can still do it but I would have refused to hand over the keys until they gave me the cheque.

I've heard so many shady stories over the last few weeks about companies screwing over their redundant employees. Its not exactly news but there just seems to be nothing that protects the employee out here in a situation like this, unless you're willing to go to court and spend a fortune on legal fees for a negligible return.

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great to have you back, I missed you!! We have the car which we have to clean and then return on Sunday, hand over the clean car and hopefully get the cheque. petty or what
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Maybe they want to fine you for not cleaning it...

they could have taken 50 dhs off the cheque!
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great to have you back, I missed you!! We have the car which we have to clean and then return on Sunday, hand over the clean car and hopefully get the cheque. petty or what
make sure you let them know you wont be recommending them to anyone in the future
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Company called to ask us to return the car in exchange for gratuity cheque. Duly went this morning. After an hour of being messed around they refuse to give us the cheque because the car is dirty, yes dirty I as a person am very particular about keeping cars clean and I can tell you this one is no dirty than any other car on the roads at the minute.

Why are they being so petty?
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great to have you back, I missed you!! We have the car which we have to clean and then return on Sunday, hand over the clean car and hopefully get the cheque. petty or what
That is ridiculous. You shouldn't bother and just say you did - they probably wouldn't even know the difference.

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Company called to ask us to return the car in exchange for gratuity cheque. Duly went this morning. After an hour of being messed around they refuse to give us the cheque because the car is dirty, yes dirty I as a person am very particular about keeping cars clean and I can tell you this one is no dirty than any other car on the roads at the minute.

Why are they being so petty?

i didn't get it.

and how much is the cheque.
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Clean it but then hide some prawns somewhere to slowly go off.....
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Clean it but then hide some prawns somewhere to slowly go off.....
love it

cheque is not a massive amount but not to be sniffed at either
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Clean it but then hide some prawns somewhere to slowly go off.....
ha ha sugar in the gas tank should do the job...............
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Originally Posted by hawkhead View Post
Clean it but then hide some prawns somewhere to slowly go off.....
Just pop a few in the air filter housing (you don't want them to fall off/out of the engine), should do the trick
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Just pop a few in the air filter housing (you don't want them to fall off/out of the engine), should do the trick
seriously we will get it valetted and try again Sunday. I think they are trying to buy time. Once we get the cheque I will express clear it, if you can?
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seriously we will get it valetted and try again Sunday. I think they are trying to buy time. Once we get the cheque I will express clear it, if you can?
BC,
Re the prawn thing: If the back seats are foldable, fold them forward, place the prawn in the 'U' lock in the floor and put the seat back upright, thereby locking seat and prawn into the 'U' lock.
I once had a pair of frog's legs locked into place like this. Had to drive with all the windows open for ages - until I found the bugger.
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