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Old 05-23-2012, 05:15 AM
Status: "No one hates the sin like the sinner." (set 5 days ago)
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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This is the most distressing work related article I've seen in a long time. I hope his union can turn this around for this man.

Michigan Worker Fired After Turning In Gun Found On The Job - Careers Articles
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:01 AM
 
Location: Johnson City, Tn
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Man. they did not even use Vaseline with him. Hope he gets his job back so he can retire. That is messed up.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:14 AM
 
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I'm guessing he's going to win this one.
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Old 05-23-2012, 08:00 AM
 
Location: where people are either too stupid to leave or too stuck to move
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Man. they did not even use Vaseline with him. Hope he gets his job back so he can retire. That is messed up.
does this mean what i think it means?
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Out West
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does this mean what i think it means?
Yes. Yes it does.

They were just looking for an excuse. Is he in a "right to fire" or "at will" state?
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:38 PM
 
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Naturally you reinstate him to his job and reimburse him for any time and pay lost. Then you fire or demote whoever made the decision to fire him in the first place.
He did absolutely the right thing in getitng a gun away from children or thugs who could find it. Even for Detroit which is known for being challenged in all areas, even for them this is just stupid.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:48 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn,NY
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a hardowrking man fired for doing the right thing! Its like a salem witch hunt sometimes where a man or woman will get in trouble for any viable excuse, no matter how big or small or how good his integrity is-and integrity, honesty and simply doing the right thing seems to be out the window nowadays. How screwed up that a persons livlihood gets stomped on at a moments notice like this. I hope he legally tears them a new one for this!
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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This is just wrong. I hope this man gets a bundle of money.
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Old 05-23-2012, 02:06 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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All the plausible reasons to cheat this guy out of his retirement were already taken.

Last edited by crankywithakeyboard; 05-23-2012 at 02:07 PM.. Reason: Apparently the phrase "**********" is not appreciated here.
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