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I am firing single mom

Anonymous
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My work has a strict call off/late policy. If you are late or leave early (even 1 minute) unless you find your own replacement you get 1/2 point. If you call off you get 1 point. If you call off several days in a row for the same reason you still only get one point but if you call off one day, work a day or two between and call off again it is 2 points. You get 8 points a year. If you have a letter from drs, courts, etc you still get a point (only exception is jury duty).

Well I had a employee that called off because her kids had chicken pox. That gave her point number 8. She came back to work, about a week has passedand I had to send her home because she now has chicken pox. Corporate told me I HAVE to fire her. I feel so bad because she is a hard worker and is a single mom. I begged and pleaded with corporate and they told me there was no exception and about 6 months ago they fired a man after getting squaded out of one of their facilities because he had a stroke. He already had 8 points too. I just feel so bad. I have not told her yet. I just feel like crying. I have argued with everyone I could in corporate.
Posted by Anonymous on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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csxt99
by Jennifer on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:19 PM

That sucks!

JackieGirl007
by Ruby Member on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:20 PM

Aw man that sucks! I am so sorry.

sheramom4
by Ruby Member on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:21 PM
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That is just about the worst policy I have heard. I personally would not work for a place that fired someone for having a stroke.

squeekers
by Platinum Member on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:21 PM
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 Sheesh. I think i would rather stay unemployed than have to live up to those strict rules.

liss.n.chris
by on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:21 PM
I've had to fire a single dad before. I hated doing it, but he was unreliable.
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panther79
by Gold Member on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:22 PM

aw that really blows

firespurity
by Ruby Member on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:22 PM
That's lame. :(
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:22 PM
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Welcome to the career world - hence why I left my career to become a SAHM. Employees these days are discuting.
KatLee42513
by on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:23 PM
I hate to bring it to you but most Employees in the private industry are that way.


Quoting squeekers:

 Sheesh. I think i would rather stay unemployed than have to live up to those strict rules.


KatLee42513
by on Oct. 10, 2013 at 3:24 PM
Damn auto correct I meant employers


Quoting squeekers:

 Sheesh. I think i would rather stay unemployed than have to live up to those strict rules.


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