some of you might know me as you visited the Commerce Flying J's to purchase fuel or products.
I was terminated on April 1st 2008 for an alleged threat. I was speaking of hunting at the time and have done so on several occasions, only this time
THe General Manager Jeff Wells, and The Merchandiser Renee Heick took oppurtunity in mencing my words and firing me as though I made a threat.
Under no circumstance did I ever threaten anyone and I was wrongfully terminated due to the controversy I was within over selling expired items to customers.
I was told to "sell the expired item" even if I knew it was expired. the reason I would know is because I looked at product dates as I scanned them and looked to ensure there were no package breaks. I have helped many customers receive what they deserve in product by not selling expired items and my refusal to sell expired items did not set well with Jeff Wells and Renee Heick.
after I was told to sell expired items, I contacted the Department of Agriculture and on February 25th there were 8 expired items in our store, the week before, I pulled 50-75 expired items from the shelves because I respected my job and customers and our plaza, I was subsequintly scorned for doing so and then there was a meeting inwhich I was told to sell expired items and not to alert customers of such, that is when I got the Department of Agriculture involved.
After I was fired on April first in a heinous plot to defame my name and to make it harder for me to find employment by deliberately construing the truth, I contacted the department of agriculture on the 3rd of april in which there "0" expired items.
I spoke again with the department of agriculture and on may tenth 4 expired milk items were found for sale.
I have taken a stance for all of you in providing you the best possible service and chose your health and happiness over my 20,000 dollar annual paycheck because what is right is right, and should be done right.
ON DECEMBER 17TH 2008 I go to Court at the new courthouse in appeal to the hearing officer and board of reviews decision. My lawyer decided not to go ahead and pursue helping me with this case.
He give many free services and I respect his work, I understand he mightve not wanted to lose again. I am going to triumph over this situation and i BACKED ALL OF YOU AND THERE WAS CRUMBLING EFFECT, FROM MY ACCOUNT THE ACCOUNTAT WAS QUESTIONED AND LEFT/OR WAS FIRED, AFTER THE HEARING OF APPEAL IN JULY OF 08 THE MERCHADISER WAS FIRED. I HAVE ONLY THE GM LEFT WHO DESERVES TERMINATION. I am going to be at the COUTHOUSE AT 1 P.M. ON DECEMEBR 17TH AND HOPE THAT AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE WILL SUPPORT MY CLAIM.
IF A LAWYER WISHES TO HELP IF APPLICABLE THEN YOU MAY.
ITS TIME YOU TOOK A STANCE ASWELL, ATLEAST DONT TRADE WITH FLYING J'S IN COMMERCE GA.
During the first hearing , Jeff wells denied and lied under oath to my stement of there being expired items. He said there wasnt any and they had been cleared of any investigation, however factual evidence against a liar stands as the truth.
Call the Department of Agriculture and verify by phone if the facts I have given you are true. Indeed you will find they are.
I've been living in Jackson County all my life, started working at 13 with my Father Terry Kitchens at his Automotive shop that was in Braselton, I learned how to do right by people through him and he serviced the community for many years because he had pride in doing so.
I did aswell, and have consistently serviced you through out retail for many years and saw that right was done by you.
Are you willing to let a Jackson County resident who served you be defamed by a Detroit born Merchadiswer, and a Missouri born General Manager whom said to sell expired items to you?
I know Jackson County Means Business and When I took a Stance against selling expired items to you, I MEANT BUSINESS.
Im going to need you to help in any way [possible by not purchasing from FLYING J'S, Even though it is a grand store , it isnt right to support them when they have sought to do wrong by you and to do so by consuming greed for money.
If I Made a threat, wouldnt after losing my job and after receiving this terrible seperation notice, fired durting the peak of gas prices and in the midst of recession, wouldnt I have been without a lawful purpose and caused or inflicted bodily harm to those who wronged me?
Instead my matters have been lawful in informing you, in fighting through legal battle and in causing a mountain to nearly fall in its entirety.
Now I need your support in causing this mmountain to crumble completely, I have done my most in every aspect and urge you to purchase your fuel and items from the grocerystores like kroger,ingles,and murphy usa, the fuel mart across the street is a good place aswell, dont support those who want to steal from you the right you are owed.
Fight by taking a non threatening stance and boy-cotting the FLYING J'S IN COMMERCE GA
we've not lived in jackson county long, less than 4 months, but have been sickened by "gone bad" food products from Flying J two times ... despite the rude empoloyees behind the counter my husband stopped at the exit 147 Flying J often as it was convenient .. we decided not to risk a third time with tainted or molded food .. we refuse to stop at any Flying J now
Besides the fact that I provided sufficient evidence of lying under oath from Jeff Wells and Renee Heick. Judge David Motes ruled in favor of Siding with the Board of Reviews decision to deny my unemployment. Judge Motes stated even if they did lie under oath, if there was the slightest bit of evidence showing that I couldve done
what they claimed. That He would have to rule that way.
So much for the Justice System, It wouldve been better that I lied under oath and I wouldnt be suffering, but then I'd be like Jeff Wells and Renee Heick and God knows I'd rather have lepercy than to be like those individuals.
I urge anyone to not go to Flying J's in commerce ga help me by protesting against them through spending your money elsewhere.
I call on all citizens who wish to know the truth to merely ask my email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Im not going to give up and will continue to pursue my effort in the legal system to clear my name and to also spread the word to you that Flying J's has wronged you and also to gather community awareness, if I cant stand for you, then your help in just boycotting flying js in commerce ga is a stand with me.
If your still visiting and purchasing good from the Flying J's in Commerce Ga then your WEAK.
If you want to accept malicious intent to sell you bad goods, then your a FOOL aswell.
I tell you to boycott this facility because it is prudent to do so. Visit Ingles, Kroger and Walmart for your consumer needs, even the Dollar General and Dollar store provide well services.
Dont be WEAK or FOOLISH and trade with terrible
mismangement from the likes of Flying J's for mere convenience. That is abundantely stupid.
I urge you to be an advocate to good, in means if you deserve good you will receive it and if you offer deceit you receive nothing.
For many months I stood against such deceit to you, and this deceit was being pressed by the General Manager at Flying J's as something I should leave alone.
I never lied to my General Manager about what I was doing and what stance I took. Infact I emailed him recently and told him I was going to make sure you (Jackson County Citizens) Knew about his terrible mismanagement of goods, and selling them to you.
I've made it very aware to you, and with this being said you shouldnt be stupid. Your dollar should be respected as a hard earned wage given you by your employer to LIVE.
If you were to buy something expired for 3.00 dollars. then wouldnt it be a disrespect of your dollar?> Shouldnt you receive the best for your hard earned wage, for your Life?
Instead under the employment of these vulchers who only sought bonuses, it became apparent they were trying to ignore expired items for a better chance of receiving a bonus.
Lost goods by expiration are scanned out and represented against proffitabilty, therefore likely hood of bonuses was reduced.
I got paid Hourly, so I didnt care about bonuses, all I cared about was ensuring you recieved what you anticipated paying for. GOODS Honestly Rendered.
I threw off the shelves multiples of 25-75 items on a basis of periodic times because I knew the Fool Merchadiser Renee Heick didnt care about properly stocking goods. Infact when I was helping here, I pulled all items from pegs and made sure date month from Jan-to Dec were in order and no expired good were inline.
This shouldnt have been done so much, but only swept instead of mopped. because with accuracy each week, she shouldve been able to maintain quality and realize when something was expiring because it was the first item on the PEG SHOWING.
Yet I was scorned by here for making sure the job was done right. eventually i was back on the fuel desk serving you, and noticed expired products coming forward and took action, I and another employee pulled and recalibrated isles of food and that where intail began to be great concern to Jeff Wells, because he is weak, and didnt want to make the merchandiser work efficiently he chose to just bother me, I had gained more confidence from my employees and they were picking up the keys to success, and that was costing Jeff Wells a Bonus because he was weak in making sure it was done before hand and was suffering loss of good for his failure to Manage a store.
Dont get caught up in HIS FAILURE (Jeff Wells).
Dont trade with the store and let him suffer his failure and ultimately let it bankrupt.
We dont need a store that isnt serving us with honest service.
Im Ron Kitchens employed at Flying J's from 10-17-2006 till 04-01-2008.
I havent give up on any of you so dont give up on yourselves, take the stance and trade elsewhere.
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