Bad managers | Loyal worker paid off after texting-in-sick furore

Loyal worker paid off after texting-in-sick furore

A black worker who was let go for ‘job abandonment’, despite texting his boss to tell him he would not be able to make his shift due to sickness, has won an out of court settlement after it was found his employer may have discriminated against him.

The man took his case to different courts arguing that he was treated less favourably than white colleagues and should not have been let go over supposed poor performance.

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