Wankers of the week

June 8, 2008 at 10:01 am | Posted in Misc. | 2 Comments

From the department of ‘Kicking Someone When They’re Down‘:

A father whose twin baby died a day after being born has been sacked while signed off work for stress.

Matthew Forde, of Knowle, was given a sick note by his GP following the death of his newborn, Lily.

Her twin brother, Tom, is still in intensive care.

But Mr Forde’s employer, Bristol Metal Spraying and Protective Coatings, of Coronation Road, Southville, dismissed the 33-year-old when he failed to phone in during his absence. The family-run engineering company said he had continually failed to properly communicate with them and his time off was causing stress to his colleagues.


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  1. As sorry as I feel for him, losing his baby, he does look pretty common. Think I’d fire him just for that.

  2. I’ve seen worse:

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