According to the complaint, Dawnmarie Souza was fired after using vulgarities to ridicule her supervisor in a Facebook post. Souza also wrote, using the company's terminology for a psychiatric patient: "Love how the company allows a 17 to become a supervisor."
A sheriff's deputy in Lee county, FL was actually fired for use of excessive force on a handcuffed man and lying about the encounter! Video taken from one of the jail cameras contradicted the deputy's story and he was fired following an investigation.
In September of 2009, border patrol agent Bryan Gonzalez was fired for expressing his views on drug legalization to a fellow agent. Now, the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has joined Gonzalez in filing a lawsuit on First Amendment grounds seeking unspecified compensatory and punitive damages.
A police officer who wrote a $2,500 ticket to a mother on a public urination complaint against her 3-year-old son has been fired, City Manager Jim Crosby said Tuesday. Crosby said he fired officer Ken Qualls on Friday, following a hearing Nov. 14.
Prosecutors at the Canadian County district attorney's office declined to pursue the case against the mother, Crosby said.