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NOW I understand why everyone f***ng hates walmart **language** EDIT

My mom worked for them for close to 15 years, had a management position for fucks sake. She was supposed to be off work today, they called her in fired her. For what? Theft of course. Well, that's what they are saying anyway, but I know that's complete and utter bull shit. 

They have been firiing long term employees left and right who are making a high pay - higher than their supervisors and cutting them for made up reasons. One lady, was on leave of absense, came back and needed a new area of work PER HER DOCTORS ORDERS and they fired HER because they wouldn't find her a new position.

There was a woman, who at one point was my moms boss. She got diagnosed with cancer, lost a leg SHE needed a new area to work and they fired her too. How fucking low is that? And they wouldn't even let her keep her discount card she worked there for probably 15 years she had CANCER she couldn't help the circumstances. 

I am so PISSED OFF RIGHT NOW. And heart broken for my mom :'(



Edit: Okay, she managed the bakery, they went up there and found advil and TUMS with no receipt. That was their grounds for firing her. Yes, it was against their policy whatever. But, to me anyway, a bottle of advil is not enough to fire someone over, someone we ho pulled thwir department up from literally the nothing it was and kept it up and made more than any other department in the store. She did nothing but help those people management was always commenting about how good the department was doing and how good it looked. How great of a team my mom had ETC ETC ETC!!!

I stand by my statement of wal mart looking for ANY reason to fire high played employees no matter how big or small the " reason for termination" might be.
by on Jan. 29, 2013 at 1:54 PM
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Abby.N.Amys.Mom
by on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:22 PM
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That's why I would never ever work for them.  Work for a real company, not Walmart.

childofgod04
by Bronze Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Wow that is so messed up! She needs to talk to a lawyer and fight that. If theres no proof she can sue them!!!

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Megan11587
by on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:23 PM
Are you in a right to work state? If so, they can fire you for whatever reason they want.
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:24 PM

THOSE ARE ALL LAWSUITS FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION

Mamasomedaysoon
by on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:26 PM
Quoting Anonymous:



That's awful. Ugh this is so irritating!
nocalmegan
by Ruby Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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That sucks. My mom is a pharmacist and has been at walmart for 10+ years and luckily she hasn't encountered any problems. My sister works in the deli and they treat her really good. They work around her school schedule, and have been extremely accommodating when she is sick. She was diagnoised with MRSA and had to miss quite a bit of work. I guess they are just lucky they work for a decent walmart. Hope everything works out for your mom
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Mamasomedaysoon
by on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:26 PM
Quoting Megan11587:

Are you in a right to work state? If so, they can fire you for whatever reason they want.



Unfortunately yes.
MrsCountryMama
by Platinum Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:28 PM
That's horrible:(
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:28 PM

 

there is a lawsuit against walmart .i got the info from the lawsuit a few weeks ago but there is so many people involved in it ,it didnt make any sense to me to join them.they paid me everything they were supposed to all my vacation time i didnt use and my paid personal days i didnt use .I hated working there.it seemed like i was the only one they would call in on my days off .and then they wouldnt pay overtime.if i had overtime becasue they called me in they would make take off early several days to cut my time.it wasnt my fault i had OT .i should've been paid for it but i wasnt .

Quoting Mamasomedaysoon:

Quoting Anonymous:

yeap walmart sucks !i worked there for 3 years.the manager over grocery asked me to hold up a pallet of water so they could move it .everytime they tried to pull it the water would slide off the other side .they thought by putting me back there to hole up the water it wouldnt fall off .boy were they wrong.the entire pallet of cases of water fell on me .the refused to take me the hospital and said i would have to go on my own time.they wouldnt let leave early either.I got off the next morning and went home and my arm was bruised really bad and my back was hurting so bad i couldnt hardly move.my husband took me to the hospital and my arm was broke right below the elbow and i had sprained my back.the doctor gave me 3 day work release and when i went back to work i was fired for not following company policy about operating a pallet jack without a license.I never touched the pallet jack all i did was what i was told to do.Walmart sucks




That's ridiculous! I'm so sorry for that :-(


 

3gr8tKids
by Gold Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 2:28 PM
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Im sorry to hear that. And a bit frustrated truth be told that it took a hardship close to the heart to get your attention.
No offense meant.
Ive only been in a Walmart 2 times in my life and I'm 49.
Watch the Walmart documentary.
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