I’m gonna preface this post with the fact that I can’t stand Katy Perry. I think she’s a cog in a record label machine, a puppet and a piss-poor lyricist and vocalist. I also think that, despite being world famous … More
You’ve probably heard of Justine Sacco, the professional publicist who was fired for posting a racially charged tweet from her personal account. That tweet, pictured above, got Sacco fired from her job. And though it may be somewhat surprising for … More
It sucks to get fired. Period. Even if you wanted to leave your job, the stigma and attitude associated with getting fired makes it sting–and it’s even worse if you didn’t expect nor want it to happen. Still, there are … More
In a classic facepalmingly stupid move, Huntsville, Alabama ABC affiliate WAAY TV reporter Shea Allen got fired for blogging about all the naughty things she did at work. And when you’re the literal face of a network, that’s even worse … More
What is it with salon and spa companies firing people for doing things that are completely within their personal rights? First there was the hairstylist fired for shaving her head in support of her sister’s cancer battle, now there’s a spa worker who says she was fired for refusing to receive a Brazilian wax as part of her job training. More
Hair grows back. Shouldn’t a salon know that? More
Licking stuff at your workplace will likely get you fired. Especially if your workplace is a restaurant. Especially if there’s pictorial evidence of said licking, pictorial evidence that’s been posted for all to see on your employer’s public Facebook page. More
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Most of us wouldn’t think to associate the words “joblessness” and “fun,” but unemployment coach Katie DeVito says she wouldn’t have it any other way: ”The best thing that ever happened to me was getting laid off.” More
The mere thought of receiving severance sends shivers up many people’s spines.
Severance implies termination. Out of work. No job. And worse—lost wages. But severance also protects both employees and the employer.
Can you get fired for second-hand exposure to marijuana? Cheryl Hale tells an Idaho news station that she was fired over a positive drug test after 16 years of work for a “major retail corporation.” Hale says she’s not a smoker, but her husband is. Alarming! In the course of reporting on her story, a local news reporter somehow winds up riding around in a limousine with eight people smoking up. Journalism! More
Sarah: So this piece is terrifying.
Basically, if you lose your job you better get another one STAT or you’ll never get another job again and die penniless and alone. And forget about quitting a job.
Colette: Yeah, thanks to this article, I’m pretty much haunted by images of me sitting in the streets like some Dickensian street urchin, newsboy cap on head, with a toothless grin, singing songs for pennies — a grim future that doesn’t seem THAT improbable. More