Skip to comments.McDonalds employee fired after turning away paramedics, thinking they were cops
Posted on 08/02/2019 2:08:14 PM PDT by Jyotishi
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You know you've reached a new low in life when you get fired from McDonalds. And that's just what happened to an employee in Madeira Beach, Florida this week.
Here's the back story. A McDonalds employee turned away paramedics Wednesday night, originally thinking they were cops.
It came to light after Anthony Quinn, a paramedic with Sun Star Inc., wrote a Facebook review of the Madeira Beach McDonald's that he and his partner were denied service at the restaurant.
In it, he said he went in to use the bathroom when the employee told him that the restaurant "doesn't accept officers in here."
Quinn then told the employee he was a paramedic and not a police officer. The employee said he wouldn't serve "anyone with a badge."
When his partner went to order, the employee said he wouldn't serve "his kind."
Casper is the company that runs the location.
They released the following statement.
"We are aware of the unfortunate incident that took place at one of our restaurants last night. We, like you, were upset and disappointed and took immediate action. The employee has been terminated. What occurred does not reflect the values of our brand, our franchise, or the love and admiration we have demonstrated consistently for our friends in law enforcement and first responders. We have reached out to offer our sincerest apology."
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It's reminiscent of an incident that happened at a Houston Taco Bell, which fired one of its' employees and apologized after a disparaging note was scribbled on an order handed to a Houston police officer.
The bag containing the officer's food had the message "F*** pigs" written on the bottom, reported WLTX.
The incident happened at the Taco Bell location at 8919 Spring Cypress Road on the same day two Houston police officers were shot in southwest Houston.
"When he got home and he was done eating his tacos, he flipped the bag over and found a very offensive message," said Joe Gamaldi of the Houston Police Officers Union.
The officer posted a picture of the bag on Facebook and called his union, which contacted Taco Bell. The chain and its franchisee said they conducted an investigation. At the conclusion of their inquiry, they said the employee involved in the misconduct was terminated.
"Taco Bell really stepped up to the plate," Gamaldi said. "They fired the employee, and not only apologized to the officer, but to every single Houston police officer."
Taco Bell and its franchisee released the following statement:
"B&G Food Enterprises, the franchise owner of this Spring, Texas location, and Taco Bell in no way endorse this sentiment. We are deeply appreciative of the men and women who serve and protect our communities and our country. The franchisee does not tolerate discrimination in any way, and in the course of the investigation has terminated the employee involved. B&G Food has contacted the officer and the Houston Police Officers Union to apologize directly and assure them of their ongoing support of law enforcement."
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I feel sorry for the terminated employees. After all, how are they to know exactly when it is not O.K. to act out like a Democrat candidate?! /s
Go ahead! Vote Democrat. This will become the everyday life style in ‘murica.
You almost have to be looking to get fired telling a customer “we don’t serve your kind” and expecting it to end there.
I own a business and will take ANYBODIES money.
As if it would be okay to not serve police...
This kind of behavior in ‘high end establishments’ is getting worse.
If I wore a uniform of ANY kind, I don’t think I would waste my money in any of these places, if ANY of the employees is dumb enough to express his/her feelings outwardly, what do you expect is happening ‘behind closed doors’?
Same as a sit down restaurant that openly discourages members of a political party, garden club, gang etc, if they are to serve you and even think you are one of ‘those’, ordering could become exciting.
These owners are just cutting their own throats by even suggesting or hinting this kind of activity is allowed.
“Quinn then told the employee he was a paramedic and not a police officer. The employee said he wouldn’t serve ‘anyone with a badge.’ “
Guess he thinks the alligator will eat him last? WTF?
Im sure this employee is Amish.
That’s why it’s such a relief eating at Chic-fin-A. You feel like you’re being served by actual human beings.
Chic-fin-A = Chic-fil-A (obviously!!!)
It’s all good. If the fired employees are white, they can find work with antifa.
That piece of sh*t Obama created this culture of hate,hate,hate.
I own a business and will take ANYBODIES money.
I don’t own a business but would still accept anybody’s money
Not me. We dont hire leftards and dont take their money, and hand it over to Dem causes. F em.
“Quinn then told the employee he was a paramedic and not a police officer. The employee said he wouldn’t serve “anyone with a badge.”
And what exactly is this person’s plan when there’s a burglary at his home? Or he’s injured and needs medical help right away? Who would he expect to show up if his home was on fire? He’s a fool.
It is almost unbelievable that these twinkee snowflakes are everywhere nowadays.
It is absolutely the result of our antiAmerican Leftist education system.
I didn’t know Elizabeth Warren worked at McDonalds...
Guess she doesn’t, now.
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