interesting facts about: culture
Coca-Cola Company dismissed in 2003 his worker, Rick Bronson, a delivery man, for drinking a beverage of PepsiCo Inc. on the job. Administration of company stated that the International Brotherhood of Teamsters filed an accusation, leveling unfair labor practice against Coca-Cola for removing the employees. The company rehired him again with full back pay. It is stated that when new employees are hired at Coca-Cola, they are given a list of forbidden products and services, many of which are owned by Pepsi Company.
Another interesting case happened in the network of supermarkets Monoprix, France. Boss of one of the shops in Marseille fired an employee for the fact that he took six melons and two packs of lettuce from dustbin of market. Provided to be, internal rules of corporation prohibit store employee in any way to use the “corporative” trash. But 59-year-old man in his defense said that he was not aware of this rule. As in the first case, on the head of the company felt many angry messages from the society. Some have even called for a strike. Company`s management was forced to reverse its decision.
But more unsuccessful was the bus driver from another French city, Daulle. He was had fired when allowed passenger to go by bus without payment. The last couldn`t receive a ticket from a broken system. At trial, witnesses confirmed that the passenger tossed into the machine € 1, but the ticket was not printed. The employer dismissed the driver, fearing that "such a machination" will happen again. The employee went to court, but local justice has approved an unemployment contract .
There are a lot exemples of absurd and unmotivated firings. Here we he have told only about the most interesting and strange.