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Mom_of_5
10-16-2007, 04:25 AM
Ok, maybe not the worst, but it is DEFINITELY in the top 3 for my worst nightmares. Mike called me at the exact moment he was getting off work yesterday to tell me to sit down. Now that never is good news, is it...

He was terminated. Escorted out the door. Not given any concrete reasons or facts. Never even written up. Just 30 days short of his 12 year anniversary for the company.

And it just happens to be exactly one week after he got back from his emergency trip to SC for his dad's emergency bypass surgery. The DAY after he returned they started in on him and several remarks were made about his absence. He used available vacation time for the trip!

Can you say 'ATTORNEY'??

Off to cry some more & finish the laundry...

ScrappinBikerChick
10-16-2007, 04:26 AM
{{hugs}} i am sure it will all work out for the best...although i am sure getting there won't be easy. i will keep you all in my prayers.

Debra
10-16-2007, 04:30 AM
How horrible! Just horrible!! Sounds like they are going to be in big trouble for terminating him in such a way after he's been with them so long and had a family emergency!

I hope this all works itself out fast... I'm so sorry you have to deal with such an awful thing!

Big Hugs!

HollyS
10-16-2007, 04:38 AM
Oh man....I'm sorry to hear that you all are going through this... Hang in there, we'll be sending you positive vibes!

ABitDaffy
10-16-2007, 04:51 AM
That stinks! I'm so sorry - I don't even know what to say!

emst
10-16-2007, 04:55 AM
Melanie that is just awful, you'll be in my prayers that this all works out.
Elaine

gigichet
10-16-2007, 05:14 AM
Oh Melanie I am so sorry that you are going through this...you and the family are in my prayers. Hang in there it will be okay. {{{{{hugs}}}}} to you!

lillypug34
10-16-2007, 05:14 AM
I'm so sorry Melanie! Sometimes these things have way of working out for the best... I'm thinking about you and hoping things work out soon!

tborntreger
10-16-2007, 05:23 AM
Ditto what everyone has said. I truely hope this works out for the best and that he'll find a better job w/ more compassion! You'll be in my thoughts and prayers!! Hang in there Mel!

Andrea
10-16-2007, 05:32 AM
That's awful! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers...we've been out of work and it's tough! Smile and make the best of every day regardless of the challenges! :)

Sexy__Eyes
10-16-2007, 05:33 AM
Oh Melanie Im so sorry to hear that. Especially since he has about 12 years vested in the company. That was pretty rotton of them to do that. But Im a firm believer that as one door closes one opens up. Things will work out. Especially with all our prayers.

KattyZak
10-16-2007, 06:43 AM
Melanie, that is awful. Stay strong, pray and you will get through this as hard as it might be. Sending prayers and hugs your way.

amyleigh1204
10-16-2007, 08:49 AM
Oh, Melanie!! I am so sorry to hear that! It must be really hard for you all right now. We will keep this in our prayer!

kel3120
10-16-2007, 09:19 AM
That is terrible... I'm so sorry!! Is that even legal to do what they did??? Stay strong and I hope everything works out for you in the end.

inge
10-16-2007, 09:35 AM
No words here, just a big HUG !

Helen
10-16-2007, 10:52 AM
HUGS!!!!!!!! I am so sorry you have to go thru this - sounds like 'attorney' to me - i hope things work out - hang in there! My prayers are with you.

Maisie
10-16-2007, 11:08 AM
That's horrible!
I hope that this can be resolved quickly and positively.
Hugs!

griest
10-16-2007, 11:24 AM
Just prayin for a speedy resolution and your world turns right again real soon. In the meantime, stay strong and keep the faith.

Pahina722
10-16-2007, 04:18 PM
My thoughts and hugs are with you. I think you're right. This does seem to have attorney written aaaaallllll over it---but I'm sure something better will quickly come his way.

Mom_of_5
10-16-2007, 04:51 PM
Thank you so much for all your kind words! I know that I am scared. There are so many of us in this house to feed! :eek1

twirlyjoy
10-16-2007, 10:36 PM
oh no how awful for you - will be thinking of you