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15 Dumbest Ways to Lose Your Job

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Sometimes, a person will lose their job through no fault of their own. The whims of a psychotic boss, an economy in shambles, or a simple misunderstanding can have an otherwise satisfactory employee packing up his or her cubicle.

Other times, a person will lose their job because they have done something so incredibly foolish, you wonder how they ever got the job in the first place.

This article is about those people.

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    DeeEmm

    almost 5 years ago

    2 comments

    Despite the fact the guy fell asleep he probably wasn't making money doing it. Industry standard is 'piece work' pay so he most likely only got paid a flat rate for the call or services he provided.

    The customer/homeowner is a selfish and crass individual IMHO. He's obviously holding the camera so he's right there while the guy sleeps. There is only one reason why he wouldn't wake the guy up and say 'what the hell are you doing?'. That would be the perverse pleasure he got from being able to make Comcast look bad (by destroying this guy's livelihood). How do we know the guy didn't help a neighbor out the night before or that's he's got a newborn that kept him up most of the wee hours? Nice move Mr. Justice, you've just made someone lose their job so you could have a laugh on his employer. The homeowner is a callous, self absorbed charlatan whom I hope receives payment in kind on his karma account.

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    jhwkr

    almost 5 years ago

    2 comments

    Interesting that the Moral of the Story for the Haplin example was to Disable the GPS Tracker on your phone. Nice advice govcentral. How about - actually do your job and don't falsify time reports.

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    Ash Wednesday.

    This guy was stupid at least.

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    What they didn't Tax him for his contribution to the goverment?

    Seriousely though. In some States you can get a CSC Charge (Criminal Sex Conduct) for this.

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    "Apparently, bathing in the multi-section sink is a violation of KFC’s operating standards. Who knew?"

    They must have completed some form of training.

    Perhaps even "ServSafe" training.

    This is certainly a violation of several Public Health Codes I am sure.

    This was a Fair and Legal firing for the stupidity and reckless actions that endanger the Public's health.

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    What was his reason for publishing the photos? Not that it matters. Because there is nothing ilegal about taking those photographs nor about publishing them.

    Does he not also have a 1st Ammendment Right to "Freedom of Press"?

    This was an ilegal firing and the EMT has the Right to file suit against his employer.

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    Did the Daytona Beach, Florida Police Lieutenant Major Garvin get any Prison time like he should have?

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    I wunder what her mug shot was like?

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    "It wasn’t enough that he’d already missed three appointments. When this Comcast technician finally did show up to repair a faulty cable modem, he fell asleep the customer’s couch. Not surprisingly, he was canned."

    Sorry folks but his is a Fair and Legal firing of this person.

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    "John Haplin worked for the NYC school system for 21 years. He was a carpenter supervisor who, according to his managers , was falsifying time-records."
    "How did they know? They’d been tracking his whereabouts for five months, via the GPS system in his government-issued cell phone."

    Again did they have a Warrant and an Affidavit to show Probable Cause for the issuence of the Warrant.

    If they have no Warrant and No Affidavit of Probable Cause.

    The government ( NYC school system ) has absolutely NO Right to GPS track anyone even if they are an employee.

    John Haplin's U.S. Constitutional Rights were in fact violated.

    He now has the Right to file suit against the NYC school system.

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    "The prize? A Nintendo Wii console. The price? Someone’s life."

    This is commonly referred to as Premeditated Manslaughter.

    Does California have the death penalty?

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    “serial masturbator”

    I'm sorry but this was an illegal act of firing by the employer.

    Does the "Whistle Blowers Act" come to mind?

    The boss masturbated and the employee bew his whistle instead of his or her boss.

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    Dominoes was right to fire them.
    The costomers have a Right to file suit against Dominoes and the employees.

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    In regards to the Patients exray.
    I agree with "Violating a patient’s privacy is just plain wrong. Violating a patient’s privacy, then advertising it on a social networking site is just plain stupid."

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    THULINB1

    almost 5 years ago

    118 comments

    The U.S. Supreme Court shot down the Patriot Act in 06 or 07 was it. Why, because everything in it was and is a violation of everyones U.S. Constitutional Rights.

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