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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 »

Waitress Fired For Facebook Post Complaining About Bad Tippers

Waitress Fired For Facebook Post Complaining About Bad Tippers

Famous Dave's workers made a nasty slam that got them fired.

Famous Dave's franchise employees implied Native Americans were bad tippers. Read More »

Starbucks Barista: Fired For Trash Diving

Starbucks Barista: Fired For Trash Diving

Starbucks barista Coulson Loptmann claims he was fired for 'stealing.'

A Starbucks barista claims he was fired for eating a wrapped sandwich that was thrown away because he couldn't get enough work and was on food stamps. Read More »

Fired? How To Explain It In An Interview

Fired? How To Explain It In An Interview

How to answer the question with confidence.

How to answer the question with confidence. Read More »

Daycare Workers Fired After Instagram Posts

Daycare Workers Fired After Instagram Posts

Parents were horrified.

Parents were horrified. Read More »

Mascot Loses Job For Not Being Fat Enough

Mascot Loses Job For Not Being Fat Enough

Lenny Berry, the "City Gent," says, "This is something I have cried over."

Lenny Berry, the "City Gent," says he has cried over losing the gig. Read More »

Top Lacoste Salesman Posts Paycheck On Instagram, Gets Fired

Top Lacoste Salesman Posts Paycheck On Instagram, Gets Fired

"I was frustrated at the moment," he says. "It was sort of an impulsive thing." Read More »

Cop Resigns, Accused Of Pornographic Pursuits On The Job

Cop Resigns, Accused Of Pornographic Pursuits On The Job

Most people know better than to watch pornography in the office. That might be why only 3 percent admit to watching porn videos on their personal mobile devices when at work. Sometimes, though, someone like former Daytona Beach Police Sgt. Penny Dane goes above and beyond the call of booty. The Florida woman... Read More »

Heroic Action Gets Staffer Fired

Heroic Action Gets Staffer Fired

Sharon Snyder, a 34-year court veteran, was fired for helping a wrongfully convicted man. "I don't regret what I did." Read More »

N.J. Town Fires Worker, Citing 'Appalling' Facebook Remarks

N.J. Town Fires Worker, Citing 'Appalling' Facebook Remarks

Maplewood, NJ, known for its diversity and tolerance, said the man made homophobic slurs. Read More »

Fla. Restaurant Owner Fires Workers En Masse By Text [UPDATE]

Fla. Restaurant Owner Fires Workers En Masse By Text [UPDATE]

The employees at Barducci's also say they haven't been paid their last check, either. Read More »

N.Y. Man Claims Boss Fired Him For His Weight: 'You Got So Fat!'

N.Y. Man Claims Boss Fired Him For His Weight: 'You Got So Fat!'

A Brooklyn man has sued his former employer for firing him because of his weight, court documents show. A lawsuit, filed June 19 in the Kings County Supreme Court, maintains that Jerry Greenberg, the owner of the art framing store Frame it in Brooklyn Inc., withdrew an offer of employment to Seth Bogdanove... Read More »

6 Most Outrageous Social Media Mistakes By Teachers

6 Most Outrageous Social Media Mistakes By Teachers

Workers in every profession make mistakes in social media -- and get fired for them. But teachers' social media fails seem to be its own meme, as every day there seems to be another teacher making an epic gaffe on Facebook and Twitter. As educators, they are supposed to impart wisdom to their students. But when... Read More »

Employees Are Getting Fired For Instagram Posts

Employees Are Getting Fired For Instagram Posts

You won't believe what people are posting on Instagram. Read More »

Catholic Teacher Fired After Getting Pregnant Awarded $171,000

A jury found that an Ohio archdiocese discriminated against a teacher who was fired after... Read More »

Using Facebook At Work: 7 Tips

Using Facebook At Work: 7 Tips

By Aaron Guerrero You may be a social media junkie, hopping from one site to another. But if your employer suspects you check your friend's Facebook wall more than your work emails, he may be entitled to make you hand over your passwords. Lawmakers across the country have begun weighing social media privacy... Read More »

TwitPic Of Hillary Clinton Gets Salon Employee Fired, Report Claims

TwitPic Of Hillary Clinton Gets Salon Employee Fired, Report Claims

It isn't the first time someone's been fired for leaking a celeb encounter to the press. Read More »

Facebook Posts And Tweets That Can Get You Fired

Facebook Posts And Tweets That Can Get You Fired

In a recent ruling, the National Labor Relations Board said an employer broke the law when it dismissed an employee who criticized it on Facebook and in an email, and who encouraged employees to unionize. The NLRB ordered the employer to reinstate the employee to his old job with back pay. The employee had... Read More »

Is This Woman Too Pretty To Work?

Is This Woman Too Pretty To Work?

People love to hate on beautiful women (see: Anne Hathaway). But they really, really love to hate on women who claim their beauty is a curse. Lately a steady number of women have come forward claiming their bosses and co-workers punished them for being "too hot," and are swiftly skewered by a skeptical public.... Read More »

Chili's Waitress Fired Over Facebook Post Insulting 'Stupid Cops'

Chili's Waitress Fired Over Facebook Post Insulting 'Stupid Cops'

If you're a teacher, and want to keep your job, don't insult your students on Facebook. If your boss is a Jewish community leader, and you want to keep your job, don't post photos on Facebook of yourself covered in swastikas. And if you're anyone who wants to keep your job, don't go on Facebook and insult... Read More »

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