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Unformatted text preview: 1 Off-the-Job Behavior DeVry University, Human Resource Management Professor Jill Iskiyan November 6, 2010 2 1. I do believe that Oiler’s employee rights were violated in more than one way. Based on all the information, Oiler was a dedicated employee to the Winn-Dixie stores that was always on time and trustworthy. If I were a co-worker of Oiler’s I would definitely be questioning the reason for his termination. I do not believe what a person does in their personal life, off the company clock, should determine whether their employment should continue. I think it is definitely a case of discrimination, because there is no way that what Oiler did outside of work would affect him doing his job. Therefore, if someone saw this employee and recognized that he worked for this company, the company thought that could ruin their image. That concerns me, because he was merely a truck driver and what people do in their personal life should be any of the company’s business. That is like terminating someone after finding out they are a homosexual or being pregnant. I am complete and utterly shocked that the judge ruled in the company’s favor. I am complete and utterly shocked that the judge ruled in the company’s favor....
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- Spring '11
- Termination of employment, oiler