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Grooming discounts. Should it be taken out of the groomers commision?

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Member Since
05/03/2012
 
 
Barked: Thu Jul 11, '13 12:48pm PST 
I just started grooming at a vet hosp that has not had a groomer for at least six months. In order to alert their clientele that grooming was now available, they sent out post cards with a 10% "new groomer" discount.
I thought it was a good idea until I found out that it was being taken out of my commission.
This does not seem right to me since I am an employee and feel the business should take that hit.
I am not sure what the norm is since I was at my previous job for 20 years and never had this issue come up. I am trying to keep my cool about it but also angry because they never discussed this with me
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Noah

Herpaderp-apotam- us
 
 
Barked: Thu Jul 11, '13 2:01pm PST 
I work in a Petco grooming salon and most coupons/discounts do come out of our commission, which I also think is bogus. It's not like we're doing any less work. But unfortunately, groomers don't set the policies and have no say in the matter.
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Darcy

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Barked: Tue Jul 16, '13 2:40am PST 
Grooming discounts come out of the commision of the groomer, but I don't think that's right.
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