Key Words: Olive Garden manager fired after time-off rant: ‘If your dog died, you need to bring him in and prove it to us’

by | Dec 12, 2022 | Stock Market

An Olive Garden Manager in Johnson County, Kan., has been fired after sending restaurant employees a scathing letter about workers calling out too frequently. The author of the memo has been verified by the company as a manager at the restaurant chain, which is owned by Darden
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The memo’s contents were posted to Reddit, where thousands of commenters gave their opinions about the rant.

“If you’re sick, you need to come prove it to us. If your dog died, you need to bring him in and prove it to us,” the letter read. The author threatened to fire “anyone from here on out calls out more than ONCE in the next 30 days,” adding that they have never “called off” in more than 11 years of work at the chain. “I got in a wreck literally on my to work one time, airbags went off and my car was totaled, but you know what, I made it to work, ON TIME!” the memo noted. See also: Retail capitulation may be a new year’s gift for the stock market, says this analyst

The manager, who was not named in the letter or by Olive Garden when it a …

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