working in a man car dealership He claimed that his important decision to buy a bigger car to start a family went horribly wrong after he was fired by his boss the same week.
in a viral reddit Post on the popular forum “network”, user u/-derf- revealed his horrifying story that can be viewed Here, The testimony attracted more than 9,000 upvotes and 1,100 comments from people who shared their sympathies.
A man working at a car dealership along with his wife wanted to buy a big car which would be suitable for a family. However, the dealership he worked at did not have a suitable model and he had to resort to getting the car from another dealership.
He claimed that it did not go down well with his boss. Within a week, he got his call Boss told him he was “fired”“As a result of a grieving employee complaint.
The Redditor said he was “heartbroken,” that he was fired over a phone call from a job he loved.
The man claimed that he “never expected this to happen in a million years,” due to the fact that he “never did anything wrong and did everything”. [I] Was told.”
While sacking an employee over a phone call does not boost morale within the company, it is not illegal.
Swartz Svidler, a law firm with lawyers specializing in employment and discrimination, said about Website that “in most cases, employers are not restricted in the manner in which they may terminate their employees.”
“Unless you have a contract of employment that spells out how you can be fired, your employer can fire you in any way you want,” it continued.
Commenters were outraged by the situation and gave the Redditor all kinds of legal advice on dealing with the terms of their termination.
One user said, “Don’t consider yourself dismissed until you get a written notice of termination. In the meantime file for unemployment.”
While another said “Yeah, sounds like unfair termination. You’re not locked into buying a car from a dealership just because you work there.”
“They can’t hold someone else’s free will against them to buy their time elsewhere on their own. Crazy,” he continued.
The user claimed that he did not sign the contract on employment, which obliges him to resort to his Workplace Especially for buying a car.
In response to another user, the Redditor said that he didn’t buy the car from a local competitor, but took the two-hour trip.
While all states in the US, except Montana, are “at-will employment” states, each has its own exceptions and laws that stipulate the terms of “wrongful termination.”
One comment advised the fired employee, “If you are in a one-party state, you can also secretly record the conversation.”
Another Redditor agreed with this advice and continued, “Especially if you’re in a state (CA, for example) that requires final paycheck to be paid at the time of termination. If they say they If you’ve already been fired, get the day they fired. You in writing.”
Several users encouraged the poster to apply for a job at an “other” dealership that bought the new car.
But the man said he didn’t want him to “love” his previous job and his relationship with the employees there over a four-year period.