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Packer fan fired...for wearing a tie????

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by OldSchoolFan, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. Green_Bay_Packers

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    As has already been stated, I think the crux of the conflict is how the boss asked for the employee to remove his tie. If it was simply because the boss was a Bears fan and didn't like the Packers, that would not be grounds for dismissal.

    However, if the boss made the legitimate claim that the employee's clothing could turn away some customers and have an adverse impact on the business's sales, and the employee still refused to comply, he deserves to be canned.

    Of course the boss will claim that he took the second route...but we'll never really know. Suing would just take up valuable time in our judicial system...you tried to stir the pot and it backfired - lesson learned.
     
  3. JJP41

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    The fired salesman appeared on WGN News and said he was told to remove his tie but never told the dealership had a thing with the Bears as the reason why.

    He said if his boss had informed him of that, he would have been glad to remove it.......since then he could work without having to wear a tie at all.


    Either way.........:chisux:
     
  4. Forget Favre

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    It's like being a news reporter for CNN and you can't wear a button showing who your going to vote for.
    It's office politics and ethics dictating what one can or can't wear. It's the way it is and it sucks.
     
  5. Zeck180

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    If I could i'd go to the dealership wearing everything Packers while looking at cars. Would I be kicked out then?
     
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    You got money? If yes, then no :)
     
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    I doubt it since money talks.
     
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    As you going as an employee or a customer?

    If going as a customer, no, you would not be kicked out.

    As an employee, refer to the OP.
     
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    Whether the tie hurt business or not, I still think that this boss is a butt-hurt Bears fan :chisux:

    Exactly why I have no desire to ever set foot in that corrupt wasteland of a city
     
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    a fair weather fan would have cared less about what team tie a coworker was wearing.
    This goes back to what I said in the fan videos thread. People are a little loopy to be letting some sports entertainment they watch on tv affect their personal emotions and lives. The NFL is a franchised league, its not a bunch of little guerrilla armies in bright colors haha
     
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    As I understand it, his grandmother died two days prior, and the salesman wore it for her, because SHE was the Packers fan.
     
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    everyone please remember obama is from chicago. what did u expect?
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImPbN2qvEA0]YouTube - John Stone Fired for Packers Tie 1/26/2011[/ame]
     
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    The story is getting national coverage. It's even made my local news in Philly.
     
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    Thanks for the update, ff. Kudos to his grandma for being a Packer fan and to him for not taking off the tie. IN YO FACE, other car dealership!!!
     
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