Working 2 jobs with one paycheck
August 14, 2011 10:11 AM Subscribe
My boss has me doing work for another organization that he is the head of and refuses to provide me compensation. How should I proceed?
posted by Cat Pie Hurts to Work & Money (25 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
I am a salaried employee of a non-profit in Massachusetts. I am employed by non-profit "A". The executive director(aka "boss") of A is also the head of the board for non-profit "B". During my first 90 days with A, the boss had me do work for B. Because it was during my evaluation period with the company, I did the work without question.
The work for B often interferes with my projects for A. It also tends to add an extra 15-20 hours on top of the 50-60 hours I'm already working. After my eval period was up, and a shining performance review was given, I approached the boss about compensation for the work I've been doing for B. He stated that there's no reason for me to receive extra compensation as I work for -him-, therefore I need to do any work he tells me to do, regardless of which company it's for. I responded with a "no, I am employed by A and not by -you-. "Same difference" was his response.
This doesn't feel right, much less legal. How should I proceed? To maintain the workload, I'm in the office 7 days a week for most weeks. I'm quickly getting burnt out.
Oh, looking for a new job right now is not an option; I need to get a solid year on my resume at this place before I move on.