To be clear, you can fire someone who solicits prostitutes while on the clock. That certainly falls under gross misconduct, and you’re free to terminate this person.
So, why did the Third Circuit Court of Appeals rule in favor of a man who (allegedly) did just that?
One word: Retaliation.
The court concluded that Joseph Canada had enough evidence to have a trial to determine if the company, Samuel Grossi and Sons, Inc., didn’t fire him for soliciting prostitutes but retaliated for filing complaints. Here’s what happened and what you can do to prevent this.
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