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Guy Fired For Getting in Argument Over Work Printer and Threatening to ‘Shoot Up the Place Like Newtown’

In the heat of argument, people sometimes say some dumb things. For example, I once got in an disagreement with a coworker and told him that I was going to piss in his coffee. I didn't mean to say that. I meant to say "in his desk drawer" but it was all cleared up the next day when he reached into his desk drawer. He was so surprised he spit out the cup of piss I made him!

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What Is the Least Surprising NFL ‘Black Monday’ Firing? [SURVEY]

Once again, a slew of NFL coaches and personnel fell victim to 'Black Monday,' the first day after the close of the regular season, when teams tend give unsuccessful or disappointing coaches the pink slip. Which is the least surprising this season?

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Woman Fired for Being “Irresistible,” Iowa Supreme Court Rules Termination Legal

You certainly can't fire somebody just for being a woman. However if that woman happens to be also be "irresistible," her attractiveness can well be grounds for termination, apparently. Seems unfair and counterintuitive, but it's true.

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Lunch Lady Fired for Giving Free Lunches to Needy Student
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Missouri School Lunch Lady Fired for Giving Free Lunches to Needy Student

Given the time of year, you might think that helping the needy would be encouraged. But that's not what happened when 60-year-old school cafeteria worker Dianne Brame gave free lunches to a student who couldn't afford them. Instead, she was fired. 

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Chizik, Tedford, Dooley and All the Other College Football Coaches Who Got Fired

While many coaches are gearing up for bowl season, it's that time of year when many other underperforming college college coaches get their walking papers. This year, some big names--including the winningest coach in Cal history and a guy who won a national title less than two years ago--headline the list of coaches who have been fired. 

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Fired for Facebooking Poll

A recent National Labor Relations Board hearing found that “overly broad” company policies regarding employees’ social media activity is unlawful, but not protected by federal labor laws.  Do you think employees should be able to be fired for what they post on

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Can You Be Fired for What You Post on Facebook?

Most of us intuitively know that insulting your boss on Facebook is probably not the best idea, but what about other job-related opinions we have? More to the point, can you be fired for posting them?

A recent National Labor Relations Board hearing found that “overly broad” company policies regarding employees' social media activity is unlawful, but not protected by federal labor laws.

Sound a little confusing? Let us help out:

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Man Fired from Job for Berating Chick-fil-A Employee, Gay Couple Makes Bold Move By Inviting Eatery’s CEO to Dinner [VIDEO, POLL]

That old adage “Don’t ask me, I just work here” certainly applies to the Chick-fil-A controversy, where the fast food chain’s financial support of anti-gay organizations has become a cultural hot topic.

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Daniel Barry, Getty Images

Smoker Fired for Smelling Like Cigarette Smoke — Is It Fair? [POLL]

Smoking is banned in a lot of places, since people don’t want to breathe in the fumes. But to fire someone from their job for smelling like smoke seems a bit excessive, no? Turns out it’s a loaded argument.

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Facebook Yoga Instructor Fired After Demanding Cell Phones Be Shut Off — Is It Fair?

Yoga is meant to be a relaxing and purifying activity, one whose entire purpose can be disrupted by things like cell phones. California yoga instructor Alice Van Ness had one critical policy for her students: turn the cell phones off.

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