Turn on thread page Beta
    • #1
    • Thread Starter
    #1

    There's a guy at my work who had been caught stealing orange juices that we sell over a period of time (he would go into the stock room, pick one out and drink them and then hide the bottle and carry on with his work)

    He's admitted to me that he's stolen the bike he was using before now, yet I found out he had been let off only with a final warning despite upper management threatening to get rid of the thief's job and give whoever it was a criminal record

    I personally find it shocking and appalling that he got let off so lightly; what do you think?
    Offline

    21
    ReputationRep:
    :eek:

    That's... Actually pretty shocking imo; especially when it's a criminal offence.
    • #1
    • Thread Starter
    #1

    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    :eek:

    That's... Actually pretty shocking imo; especially when it's a criminal offence.
    Disgusting isn't it?
    Offline

    20
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Anonymous)
    There's a guy at my work who had been caught stealing orange juices that we sell over a period of time (he would go into the stock room, pick one out and drink them and then hide the bottle and carry on with his work)

    He's admitted to me that he's stolen the bike he was using before now, yet I found out he had been let off only with a final warning despite upper management threatening to get rid of the thief's job and give whoever it was a criminal record

    I personally find it shocking and appalling that he got let off so lightly; what do you think?
    It depends on the circumstances and his value to the company. If someone is stealing stock and admits they knew what they were doing is gross misconduct and that person is easily replaceable, then they'd be fired. If they can create doubt over whether they knew they weren't allowed to do it, and are a very hard working and necessary part of the team, then the course of action would be a final written warning and send a memo out to everyone making it clear what is/isn't acceptable to use.
    • #2
    #2

    (Original post by Anonymous)
    There's a guy at my work who had been caught stealing orange juices that we sell over a period of time (he would go into the stock room, pick one out and drink them and then hide the bottle and carry on with his work)

    He's admitted to me that he's stolen the bike he was using before now, yet I found out he had been let off only with a final warning despite upper management threatening to get rid of the thief's job and give whoever it was a criminal record

    I personally find it shocking and appalling that he got let off so lightly; what do you think?
    Finders keepers (losers weepers) :rofl:
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Updated: January 28, 2016
Poll
Which accompaniment is best?
Useful resources

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.