Case 1- Windjammer Hotel Case- Legal Issues & Dismissal

Case 1- Windjammer Hotel Case- Legal Issues & Dismissal...

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HRAD3783 Windjammer Hotel Case Donna Moreau was employed for nine years as a room attendant for the Windjammer Hotel. Her work and attendance during that period were considered excellent. The hotel was moderately busy during the week, and then typically filled with tourists on the weekends. In accordance with a hotel policy requiring two weeks’ notification, Donna submitted a “day off” request on May 1, for time off on Saturday, May 15, to attend the 1 P.M . high school graduation ceremony of her only daughter. The hotel was expected to be extremely short of staff on the weekend of May 15 due to some staff resignation and terminations, as well as a forecasted sell-out of guest rooms. Donna’s supervisor, Tara Roach, denied Donna’s request for the day off, stating the housekeeping department needed her to work that entire weekend. Donna was visible upset when the schedule was posted and she learned that her request had been denied. She confronted Tara and stated, “I will be attending my daughter’s graduation. I’ve been a single parent to my daughter for 17 years, and there’s no way I am going to miss that day!” Tara replied that she was
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2012 for the course HRAD 3783 taught by Professor Slevitch during the Spring '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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