Home Depot re-hired employee Maurice Rucker after he was fired for standing up to racial hostilities from a customer in an Albany, New York store.
Mr. Rucker was verbally abused by a customer whom he had merely asked to leash his dog. After being taunted, Mr. Rucker said to the customer: “You’re lucky I’m at work because if I wasn’t you wouldn’t be talking to me like this”
However, the store didn’t like how he handled the situation and fired the 10-year employee. But after much negative reaction on social media, the decision was reversed.
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