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Default Whole Foods Worker Sacked For Stopping Shoplifter...

On Dec 29, 1:45*pm, "Dave Bugg" > wrote:
> George wrote:
> > Gregory Morrow wrote:

> >> Schultz, 35, of Ypsilanti Township, had worked at the store for five
> >> years, most recently as a fishmonger. He wants his job back.

> >> "The fact that I worked at the store at (the time of the robbery) is
> >> coincidental," he said. "If I had went over to the book store on my
> >> break and they were being ripped off, I would have helped them."

> >> </>

> > Unfortunately the first thing you have to consider in operating a
> > business is not doing something that may allow John Edwards or one of
> > his friends to transfer huge wealth to themselves.

> > You can be assured that "Mr Thief" if identified will get dozens of
> > calls with offers to "help him" obtain large monetary compensation for
> > *the terrible ordeal of someone trying to stop him.

> I doubt it. No attorney in their right mind would expose themselves to the
> ridicule of a dismisaal of the lawsuit from the bench.

Of corse not, but George is obviously a Right-wing ****wad trying to
make a bogus political point.

When I worked at a discount store in my 20s, I was buffing the floor
when store security walked by and told me to unplug my machine and
follow him. We went into the security office, he with a very scared
looking teenage male shoplifter. He told the guy to sit down, said
that he was going up front to meet the police, handed me a miniature
baseball bat and told me, "If he so much as moves, hit him as many
times as you feel like."

Since I was the housekeeping dept. manager, he knew that I knew that
if the guy got up and bolted, I could not do a single thing beyond
picking up the phone and making a PA announcement, but this terrified
kid didn't know that. I looked at the security guy and said, very
convincingly, in a very "make my day" way, "Yes, sir." The guy sat
perfectly still until the security guy got back with the cop.

The funny part is that he said, " many times as you feel like."
Not as you need to. For all the kid knew, I was being given
permission to brutalize him.
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