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November 27th, 2013, 20:42
I know this is basicly a small drop in the ocean of injustice, but damn news like these piss me off.

A man who has been digging graves past 40 years loses his job because of few fancy scumbags reading the sunday newspaper felt like their feelings were hurt by this picture of hardworking man digging a grave without shirt during hot summer day. And obviously the management decided not to use the services of this hard working man. To defend their employee or contractor would be naturally out of the question.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti…rial-plot.html

Ray Loxton had been digging graves in Shepton Mallet for 40 years
Workman was pictured topless and smiling in his local newspaper
Funeral director tells 59-year-old his services 'no longer required'
Now if there is any divine justice left…
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November 27th, 2013, 21:35
Yep, this is very stupid.

By the look of him though, I couldn't imagine him doing anything other than digging graves…
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November 27th, 2013, 23:51
Don't they have unfair dismissal laws in that country? How primitive!!

If God said it, then that settles it!!

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November 28th, 2013, 00:44
How about someone fire english tabloids too?
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November 28th, 2013, 01:06
This happened in UK? Not only I can't believe it happened at all, but can't believe it took place in UK. Honestly.

One more proof that in all cases the first one to sack when needed should always be stupid, ignorant and arrogant CEO.

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November 28th, 2013, 05:10
The guy should sue for unfair dismissal?
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November 28th, 2013, 15:13
Seemingly those people never knew gravediggers in the first place.
And then they were shocked.

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