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Chrissy Teigen Was Fired From a Forever 21 Modeling Job For Being 'Fat'

Chrissy Teigen Was Fired From a Forever 21 Modeling Job For Being 'Fat'

Teigen: "They suck and I hate them."

Supermodel Chrissy Teigen revealed that she was once fired off the set of a Forever 21 shoot because they thought she was too 'fat.' Read More »

Can I Be Fired Because My Boss Knows I'll Be Leaving?

Can I Be Fired Because My Boss Knows I'll Be Leaving?

At-will employees need to be careful with what they divulge

Your boss finds out you're planning on leaving. You haven't given notice. Can they replace you? Our AOL Jobs employment expert answers this reader question. Read More »

Can I Be Fired For Piercings That Were Okay Until They Changed The Dress Code?

Can I Be Fired For Piercings That Were Okay Until They Changed The Dress Code?

Can an employer change appearance rules after you are hired?

Your appearance was fine until your employer changed the dress code. Now it isn't. Is that legal? Our employment law expert answers this reader question. Read More »

Professor Gets Canned For Appearing on Beer Label

Professor Gets Canned For Appearing on Beer Label

Christian university found charity appearance inappropriate

Charleston Southern University fired a popular sociology teacher because his face in an elaborate beard appeared on a beer can for a charity event. Read More »

Miami Dolphins Scout Tending Ill Wife Moves to Sue After Firing

Miami Dolphins Scout Tending Ill Wife Moves to Sue After Firing

Scout fired after new leadership questions remote arrangement

17-year Miami Dolphins scout working from home for the past decade so he can tend to his sick wife moves towards suing team following his firing. Read More »

What We Can Learn From Glee's Naya Rivera's Firing Rumors

What We Can Learn From Glee's Naya Rivera's Firing Rumors

Rivera was said to have major jealousy issues with Lea Michele

Glee's Naya Rivera was reportedly fired from FOX series Glee, due to fighting with the shows main star, Lea Michele. How can you learn from her mistake. Read More »

Tennessee Deputy Fired After Appearing To Choke A Student

Tennessee Deputy Fired After Appearing To Choke A Student

Two other officers put on paid leave

An officer was fired and two put on paid leave after a student, apparently cooperating with an arrest, was reportedly choked until he dropped to the ground. Read More »

Former Yahoo Executive's Severance Is Larger Than CEO's Salary

Former Yahoo Executive's Severance Is Larger Than CEO's Salary

Henrique de Castro only worked at Yahoo for 15 months

Former Yahoo chief operating officer Henrique de Castro received a $58 million severance package despite only working at the company for 15 months. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and remained near its pre-recession levels. Read More »

5 Things You Should Do Right After You're Fired

5 Things You Should Do Right After You're Fired

Know that you will be OK.

Breaking down the things do in the days following your firing to get back on track, including maintaining your schedule and handling expenses. Read More »

UPS Un-Fires 250 Workers It Axed For Participating In Walkout

UPS Un-Fires 250 Workers It Axed For Participating In Walkout

Employees will still serve a 10-day suspension

UPS has re-hired the 250 drivers it fired for participating in a walkout. After receiving criticism, the company made a deal with the local Teamsters union. Read More »

Bouncing Back From a Bad Career Exit

Bouncing Back From a Bad Career Exit

How to answer the question 'Why were you let go?'

No one likes the experience of being fired, but there are ways to get back out there and find a job that's a better fit. Read More »

Steve Jobs' Brutal Reaction To News He'd Gotten a Google Employee Fired

Steve Jobs' Brutal Reaction To News He'd Gotten a Google Employee Fired

This emoticon has never looked so evil

New documents show that Steve Jobs, angry over a violation of a non-compete deal, reacted to news that he'd gotten a Google employee fired with a :) emoticon. Read More »

BP Employee Fired After Note to Boss Goes Viral

BP Employee Fired After Note to Boss Goes Viral

"Fire me if you must." ...Um, okay?

A man who posted an irate note to his boss has been fired after the note, which excoriated her for showing up late, went viral on Reddit and social media. Read More »

A Teen's Nose-Thumbing Facebook Post Costs Her Dad $80,000

A Teen's Nose-Thumbing Facebook Post Costs Her Dad $80,000

Breaches a legal agreement in front of 1,200 Facebook friends

A daughter's snarky post to 1,200 Facebook friends cost her parents an $80,000 legal settlement because she had inadvertently breached a confidentiality clause. Read More »

Man Fired For Using Forklift To Get Candy From Vending Machine

Man Fired For Using Forklift To Get Candy From Vending Machine

He claims the 'machine was trouble'

Robert McKevitt of Iowa is fired from his factory job after losing $2 in a vending machine and allegedly using a forklift to drop the machine and get his candy. Read More »

McDonald's Worker: I Was Fired For Treating Firefighters To A Hot Meal

McDonald's Worker: I Was Fired For Treating Firefighters To A Hot Meal

Worker accused of swearing to supervisor

A 23-year-old single mother said she was fired from a McDonald's because she paid to treat firefighters to some hot meals when the franchise owner refused to. Read More »

Hospice Worker: Breast Cancer Got Me Fired

Hospice Worker: Breast Cancer Got Me Fired

Secretary reportedly fired six days before Christmas

A former hospice worker said she was fired when breast cancer treatment prevented her from working more than 30 hours a week. The CEO got a 30 percent raise. Read More »

Wisconsin Dairy Workers Charged with Animal Cruelty

Wisconsin Dairy Workers Charged with Animal Cruelty

Video so brutal it requires proof of age to view

Four Wisconsin dairy workers have been charged with animal cruelty after being caught allegedly mistreating cows in an activist group's undercover video. Read More »

Bus Driver Fired After Fight With Teen and Crash Into Parked Cars

Bus Driver Fired After Fight With Teen and Crash Into Parked Cars

A Kenosha, Wisc. bus driver lost his job after fighting a teen who attacked first, but failing to secure the bus, which crashed into several parked vehicles. Read More »

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