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A Tennessee company has rewritten office policy and apologized to a military-mom employee after suspending her for taking a cell-phone call at work from her son in Afghanistan, where he is stationed as a Marine.
Crane Interiors of Woodbury suspended Teresa Danford for three days after she answered a call last Monday from Lance Cpl. Mark Rhyne. He has been in Afghanistan for seven months and only gets access to a sa
Originally posted by Expat888
Hate to burst your bubble about unions but back during vietnam when people returned they even got turned down by some unions due to being combat vets - a friend who had a union job prior to being drafted returned and was told he was not part of the union anymore along with neither the union or the company employed vietnam vets.. He ended up reenlisting as couldnt get work in the civilian world and was k.i.a at bien hoa vietnam 5 months later.. Great unions lah.. disgusting that the woman was hassled over a call from her son in afghanistan.. It could have been the last talk theyd have as nothing is certain in combat zones..
I thought it was a fair assessment regarding treatment of subordinates when dictatorial powers are allowed to rule the day as compared to what happens when the masses are equally represented.