A middle-aged American woman who is a fan of the pop star Beyonce has admitted that she quit her job to go to the Grammy winner’s concert. She had been saving for months to afford the concert tickets and was determined to make her dream come true. Despite the uncertainty of leaving her job, she felt that experiencing Beyonce’s live performance was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity she couldn’t pass up.
To attend the music event, she had requested Paid Time Off (PTO) at her place of employment, but her employer rejected her request. Disappointed by the rejection, she quit her job. She stormed the concert venue with a placard reading, “I did not allow my office to break my soul,” a line taken from Beyonce’s song, and announced her resignation out of a need to support Beyonce.
Paid time off, also called personal time off, is any period during which an employee receives compensation while away from the office. This time off can be used for various reasons, such as vacation, illness, or personal appointments. It is a benefit provided by employers to promote work-life balance and employee well-being. Additionally, the amount of paid time off an employee receives often depends on factors such as their length of service and company policies.
The African American woman is seen in a video that went viral online and has received mixed reviews as she strolls across the field displaying a cardboard sign that reads,
; “PTO DENIED SO I QUIT. YOU WON’T BREAK MY SOUL”
not she quit her job for Beyoncé, ICONIC😭 pic.twitter.com/2JUNO5YVBT
— danny💚² (@captainyonce) August 6, 2023