My Boss Wants Me to Babysit!!

Q: I think my boss is taking advantage of me. He recently asked me to babysit his children. How do I assert myself?



A:
Try holding them for ransom. Just don't expect a particularly good review this year. Seriously, if you and the boss want to work out an arrangement where he pays you market rate for weekend/evening brat duty while he and the missus have a date night, that's up to you. But CC thinks this goes beyond standard dues-paying scut. The next three times he asks, say you've got plans; if he's not a monster, he should take the hint.

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