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Don’t tolerate argumentative and disruptive worker

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in Firing,Human Resources

Some employees seem to have no problem picking fights and engaging in arguments with co-workers, customers and supervisors. You don’t have to put up with it.

Generally, courts are hesitant to second-guess an employer’s decision to fire a disruptive worker un­­less there is a compelling reason.

Recent case: Antonio was fired from his job with the U.S. Postal Service. He sued, arguing that he was canned for being a man and because of his national origin.

The post office said it fired him because co-workers and his super­­visor said he was disagreeable and frequently turned minor workplace disagreements into all-out arguments.

Antonio countered that he never argued—but also didn’t deny that any of the incidents occurred. The court deferred to the post office version of events and dumped the case. (Mercado v. Donahoe, No. 11-2972, 3rd Cir., 2012)

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MK November 6, 2012 at 6:30 am

So ,people with their own opinion should not be tolerated ,is that so?
And here i thought we lived in a democracy.

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