[IMGCAP(1)]I was lucky to get my second job in accounting, but I received a salary that was $5 lower than my first job (which I had been fired from), so I took the job.

I asked for $90 a week. My boss said he would give me the extra $10 in six months after seeing how I worked out, so my starting salary was $80 per week. Also, he said I did not have to work any overtime. If I did, they would pay me at straight time rates, but there was no overtime.

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