All workers are worried about being fired; whilst a good company should make it clear that your actions will only lead to termination of contract if you break a relatively severe corporate policy, others unwittingly create scenarios in which each employee walks on eggshells due to anxiety over devastating decisions made by irrational bosses.
In the majority of cases, the individual getting fired is of course to blame; whether it be due to stealing company property or arriving at work inebriated, some individuals will feel mistreated even when breaking a pretty serious rule – yet others are fired on the spot for completely unfounded reasons. Earlier this year Executive Grapevine’s sister site HR Grapevine reported on a case in which an employee was fired for replying to their boss with a completely innocent emoji.
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