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Angry employee

Dear Queenie,

I am working with a well known company. Who do not have no kind of respect for there works. We do not get pay on time. When them do pay us them short pay. When we write it go in front blind eye’s when we com plane it fall on deft hair.

The management of this company only care about there location and there money. Them do not care about the people who have to com out and work hard to take care of his family.

Queenie, I have been reading your answer to other people email. Now I would like to get your opinion.—Angry employee

 

Dear Angry employee,

Ordinarily I correct mistakes in the letters I receive before they are published. However, in this case I have not made any corrections whatsoever, so that my other readers will understand my reply.

I cannot tell from your letter whether your written English is so very bad because English is not your native language and you are not very familiar with it, or you speak the language fairly well but are too poorly educated to write it coherently.

Either way, you must understand that this is basically an English-speaking island and if you want to do well here you must be able to both speak and write that language fairly well – and your letter demonstrates that you do not have that ability.

Judging by your letter, it is no wonder your employers do not take your written complaints seriously and do not show you the respect you desire. Possibly they do not even understand what you are trying to say.

As for the question of short pay and late pay, you can take that up with the Labour Department, but they also may not be able to understand you.

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