June 26, 2012

Wells Fargo fires employee for old criminal past

In Milwaukee, Yolanda Quesada, who worked for Wells Fargo was fired after a background check showed that she shoplifted 40 years ago.   Quesada stated that she was a good employee but was fired after more than five years of service at Wells Fargo.  She also stated that “I think there’s more important things in life than something I did 40 years ago.”  Quesada wants her job back, but that may not be possible since her […]
June 25, 2012

Worker Fired in Michigan when he turned in gun at job

John Chevilott is a former public-works employee in Wayne County, Michigan who was fired after he found a loaded snubnosed revolver and turned it in. The veteran employee of the Department of Public Services thought he was doing the right thing.  He finished his day job and then turned the gun into police later the same evening.  After 23 years of employment, Chevilott was fired for violation of department policies, and his foreman who knew […]