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Company Fires Employee For Fending Off Armed Robber with Gun

aj59 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 8:18 AM
Nor will I, Roseann. BOYCOTT ALL businesses that put their workers' safety at risk with such nonsensical regulations!
John2038 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:05 AM
Then perhaps from a "sheer business perspective" a sign in the window stating your business policy not to resist would help. Oh wait, that isn't necessary since those sucessful and risk free robberies will quickly become common knowledge.
Simplecaveman Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 8:55 AM
Have fun living in a socialist world where guns are restricted to the citizen.
dweimaraner Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 8:34 AM
that may be true as it could be up the local manager but from a sheer business perspective it makes sense not to resist.
aj59 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 8:31 AM
I do my research before I shop, d - and there are companies out there who DO NOT have such stupid rules; or if they do, when something like what happened at Auto Zone, happens in their places of business they understand the difference and DO NOT fire the employee. Most companies DO have a modicum of flexibility on the issue.
Earl29 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 8:23 AM
Boycott AutoZone and others may learn better.
dweimaraner Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 8:21 AM
then you better become self sufficient ASAP b/c you will not find one retail chain that encourages employees to resist. it could mean lawsuits if innocents are injured. think about it. have fun living off the grid.

When an armed robber entered a Virginia AutoZone store demanding that the manager unlock the store’s safe, employee and Air Force veteran Devin McClean snuck out of the store to grab his legally-owned gun from his vehicle. When he returned with his weapon, he was able to scare the robber away, thereby saving his manager’s life and the company $2,000. How was McClean rewarded for carrying out such a heroic act? Because he violated company policy by bringing a personal weapon into the store-- he was fired. The Blaze has more:

But although the store’s manager was...

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