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Company Fires Employee For Fending Off Armed Robber with Gun

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.

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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