You Deserve a 13th Month Salary, and Here’s How to Get It

December 23, 2022

If detty December doesn’t finish your money, transportation and billing will. So instead of deceiving yourself that your December salary will last till January, convince your employer to pay you a 13th month salary with these tips.

Get your boss a Christmas present

Some might call it a bribe, but In Nigeria, nothing goes for nothing. If you want that 13th-month salary, you should get your boss a customised pillow with all the Slack shoutouts you’ve gotten, a framed photograph of both of you or a mug that says “I serve a living boss”.  

Sleep with HR

You have to put them in 13 different positions because 13th month. When you’re done with them, they’ll cry, thank you and ask how they can repay you. This is your cue.

Drag them online 

Pay an influencer to start a thread about how employers that don’t pay 13th month salaries are toxic. Then you can beg your friends to help you retweet to push the conversation while you focus on tagging them with your different burner accounts. It might take longer, but the result will be worth it.

Go Gen Z on them

If you lack boldness, convince your gen z coworker to bring it up during your meetings. These ones’ heads usually touch. . Your boss will have no choice but to pay up after their long list of givings.

Don’t go on break

The only way to get ahead in your career is through eye service, and you know this. So while your mates are going on holiday, stay back to work. Even if they don’t pay others, they’ll pay you.

Save your December salary 

It’s pretty obvious. Just stay inside your house this holiday period to avoid billing. So when people are complaining about not having money in January, you’ll be balling with the money you kept aside. 13th month salary no pass like this.

Just use jazz

If you’ve tried all these tips and your boss still doesn’t budge, it means it’s time to take it a step further. Assemble the powers that be. They’ll not just give you a 13th month salary, they’ll give you the whole company.

Take on a second job in December 

Your office is closed for the year, and you want to spend the two weeks sleeping and being lazy? SMH, you don’t deserve the salary then. My friend, wake up and collect your money.

Bill your work husband/wife 

What use is a work spouse if they can’t meet your financial needs? After all the things you’ve done for them, the least they can do is divide their salary into two and give you one part. Call it a Christmas gift. 

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