"So basically a person that sat right next to me was a smoker and they were entitled to X number of smoke breaks whatever in the handbook, but as a non-smoker I didn't get any breaks or I couldn't leave early or anything," Syd explained.
She continued: "So every time they went to go take their smoke break I would also go outside and just hand it on my phone until they were done on their smoke break, and then I would just go inside."
Her viral clip was flooded with comments from fellow TikTokers.
"When I worked at a pizza hut we called them "air breaks". All breaks are necessary," one person joked, while one boss said they "used to give the non-smokers fruit breaks. Take five mins, go have a little orange."
Meanwhile, a third joked: "I'd bring a pack of cigarettes and not smoke them if corporate were to be petty like that."
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