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Falling Asleep
I was working at price chopper and i was working nights and was fired because i went into the back and fell asleep on the paper towels in back stock.
Best babysitter ever
When I was 13, I lived in a small town of about 700. This new family moved in town and had a 1 month old baby and needed a good babysitter. I was well known in town as the best babysitter there. Well the lady at the general store told these people that I was the best and that every one used me for their babysitter. No, I was not the only one in town that babysat. She also recieved recommendations for me from several other people in town. When she called me, she said that I came highly recommended and would I babysit for her this Friday and every Friday on a weekly basis. Of course I said yes.
I got there and she left....oh no the baby was crying..yes she was wet so I proceeded in changing her. Now you have to know that I had never watched a baby in diapers before, I always watched toddlers and up. Please keep this in mind. Every thing was going very well. The family came home and paid me and thanked me. I went home. You know she never called me back again but was using a friend of mine instead. I later found out why.....I had put the baby's diaper on backwards. WOW I bet she never asked any one else in town for a recommendation. I guess you can say I was canned.
lawn mowers blues
working at a job i loved for 3 years and one year found out we had a new supervisor.dude must have had a thing for women being in charge of guys..because one day,while cutting their grass at a new account..i had a small accident..ran over a guys light in his yard. the home owner was great about it..the stupidvisor used that as an excuse to fire me..what a bozo.
Food Folly
I worked as a driver at a company which catered food to major airlines. I pulled my truck next to a jumbo 757 and my helper and I got out and catered the aircraft. I did not think that I was too close, but evidently I was. As the plane filled with fuel and then passengers, it lowered as expected. But I was an inch too close! The guard rail on the top of my truck caught a bolt on the plane's side causing it to pull out. The airline's mechanics said that it would not be much to replace, the co pilot who inspected the plane also agreed. The captain however did not, the airline ended up putting all of the passengers on a new aircraft. From what I have heard the company I worked for had to buy all new tickets. I sat at home for 2 mos waiting to hear from my union, I never did. I went to resign, but later found out that I had been fired.
I still cannot find the same type of job, this happened in Nov 2004
Long Dress
my friend worked at a record store. it was her first day and the boss came by to pick up something in her new long dress. my friend walked to put something away and accidently stepped on her boss's dress a little too long and sort of exposed her boss to the entire store, including her date. and well, you know what happened to my friend.
Relatives
Everything was going smooth at my job. I was hardworking and dedicated to it. I was very comfortable with my co-workers and I enjoy the office space. When my boss asked me to bring someone in to fulfill an open position, I thought it dutiful of me to bring in my sibling. The idea was that no one would be aware of our relation since we have different last names. However, my uncle who worked at another station wasn't too keen on the idea and started asking around to be sure two siblings could work together. Needless to say, word got around until the very high positioned people got wind of it. Both my sister and I were unfortunately fired (she hadn't even begun working there yet) without any specific reasons, but just that it was causing too much of a strain to figure out if two siblings could work together so they decided to just let us go. Not only that, but searches were done and all sibling counterparts (mostly in lower positions I think) were
fired also.
Vacation
My boss fired me while i was on vacation. He mailed me a letter saying my services would no longer be needed....and then proceeds to insult me by saying I am only worthy of working at McDonalds, as a bookkeeper. Talk about looney tunes.....
he's a loser
one day i was at work and my friend was talking to his other friend and he tripped on a wire and fell on my boss's desk and all my boss's papers fell. his computer fell too and it broke. when my boss got back he was fuming. then my friend got fired.
Farts
My boss fired me because he thought i put a farty bag on his cushion chair! It was my friend who did it and i got fired!
The Day Sonic Fired Me
I went to work like a usual day. I walked in and was excited to hear talk of the annual "Christmas Party" so i decided to ask if I had to attend. Sure enough, I did. So, after my shift, I gladly went home and slept...awaiting for the time of 9pm. As the clock ticked away the minutes, 9pm was roaring upon me quickly. Alas! I heard a honk outside. I open the door quickly and I see it is my friend and loveable co-worker, Roxie. I walk down the stairs and talk to her. "Do you want a ride to the Christmas party?" I gladly shook my head yes. I opened the car door and sat down inside.. "Hey lets ride to my mom's house first," she sugested. I quickly nodded and figured I had time. As 9pm arises, I remind her we are going to be late. Little did I know, Roxie was fired earlier that day! So, she wasn't supposed to attend. Well, when we finally do arrive she hands me money and asks me to order her some
food. She gets out of the car and walks inside Sonic. (Nothing out of the ordinary,right?) Until, she comes walking back outside angry as hell! She puts the car in gear and drives off fast. The next day, I went into work, ready to explain that I had no idea what happened. Well, they sent me home and fired me for getting a ride to the work premises with someone who wasn't even allowed on the property!
fired for going to the hospital???
Well, i was a dishwasher at this little Italian restaurant and pizza place. I got paid under the table so there was nothing i could do about getting fired. Well my mother has a problem with getting really bad migraines. and one day she woke up with one so bad that she was passing out from the pain and sensitivity to light. so enough was enough... i couldn't take seeing her like this anymore. I called my friends mom and asked her to drive us to the hospital. I wouldn't leave her side to call work and tell them i wouldn't come in cause i was with my mother, until they gave her the painkillers and she fell asleep. Well i stepped outside to smoke a cig and call my boss. i got the waitress on the phone that worked the shift before me and i told her to tell my boss Angelo that i was at the hospital with my mother and couldn't go in. so i go back inside and go up to her room. then the doctors tell me she has to have a cat scan to
check for something wrong. so i have to leave all my stuff in the room cause im not allowed to bring any metal or electronics into the room. when i get back maybe an hour later theres a message on my phone. i call my voice mail and my boss Angelo left me a message in broken english saying "you no come back bobby... u dont get paid either. and he hung up. well i never got that 75 dollars he owes me and i never went back there. thats how i got fired
look before you leap
I used to work in an engineering company and i got along pretty well with my colleagues. one day i was talking to my boss and i saw a really overweight woman out my window. i looked at her and said to my boss"that woman needs to be strapped to a traedmill for hours" the boss replied "IF YOU HAD A WIFE I DEFINITELY WOULD NOT INSULT HER INFRONT OF HER BLOODY HUSBAND" he stormed off and that night i got a call off him and he told me i was fired.
Aggresive one
I was always going to work thinking I was the boss. My boss was a pain in the ass. I dont take anything from anybody. If there was a piece of paper on the floor he would tell me to pick it up when it was right next to him. I hated that...he'd always try to keep me there late until one day I went off on one of the employees and then my supervisor...til finally I got into one with me boss and he kicked me out for the day and I said I quit...you think you the boss of me (which he was) and I said you need to learn how to act like a grown man instead of a wimp...and that was it...my mouth did it all for me
a lesson in depth perception
well i had only had the job a very short time. i was still going trough training when i was told to go clean up the dining room of a local fast food resturaunt. well i was mopping the dining room floor and i kept backing up and up and up till i heard a shattering sound. i accidently backed the long mop handle trough the plate glass window behind me and broke it. My boss thought i was a safty hazzard so he fired me.
Drunk
My friend walked into work drunk, still from the past night. Our boss pulled us aside to go over what she had planned for the day. In the middle of her talking he grabs her butt. She just stares at him for a moment and without any exchange of words he just walks out knowing he just got fired.
Sonic mess up.
I was skating around with a tray full of food when I lost my balance and threw two burgers and two drinks all over a Firebird. I blamed it on the family for distracting me. I had to pay for the food, but instead I threw the rest into the car and swore at the family. The boss fired me.
we ripped you off, so now we'll fire you
I was fired from my last job after I noticed that they had been paying me at fulltime wages when I was on casual hours, (a difference of $3 an hour)for a full seven weeks, resulting in me having been ripped off for around $180 in that time. I told the boss that it was happening, thinking it was accidental, and she fired me on the spot so she didn't have to give me what I was owed.
eating the business
I was working at a restaurant that was very busy. I was a cook. Everytime it got so busy that it was stressful, I'd say that I was going to get something from the prep kitchen fridge. I'd always go into that fridge and chow down. This one time they had a cake that was specially made for some sort of reception. I was in the middle of chowing down on this cake, when the night supervisor came in. Busted. then fired.
oops I did it this time
I was an escalation supervisor for verizon wireless midwest for a call center. We were being trained for verizon northeast. Our trainer advised us we could have an hour lunch break, but we needed to clock in to work after 30 min. All 14 sups that were being trained went to lunch across the street, wrote down all of our logins and passwords and had someone run back to work and clock us is at 30 min. The person doing it got caught with all of our info by human resources, and we were all fired.
14 minutes
Well, I was taking my break one day and I had finished my sandwich and thought I'd go back in. I got bored so I decided to clock back in an go to work work. Well, I didn't know I could get in trouble for clocking in too early but I did. That night when I was getting ready to leave, my boss called me into his office and told me I had been terminated for coming back to work 14 minutes too early.

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