home depot is getting rid of full time position and higher paid associates.

Posted in the Home Depot Forum


Showing posts 1 - 2 of2

Miami, FL

Report Abuse
Judge it!
Apr 8, 2012
The Justice Department sued Home Depot on Thursday, alleging that the home-improvement retailer broke the law by firing an Iraq war veteran and National Guard reservist from a northern Arizona store.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Arizona, alleges that Brian Bailey was fired from his job as a department supervisor at a Flagstaff Home Depot in May 2010 for his periodic absences from work because of his military obligations.

That would be a violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994.

Home Depot spokesman Stephen Holmes said the Atlanta-based company fired Bailey for legitimate, performance-based reasons unrelated to his military duties. He declined to provide specifics.

"We would never tolerate the termination of one of our military associates for anything other than legitimate reasons unrelated to military service," he said.

Holmes said the retailer is assessing its options about whether to fight the lawsuit.

The lawsuit calls on Home Depot Inc. to declare that firing Bailey violated the law, pay him lost wages and benefits, and hire him again.

The lawsuit alleges that Home Depot management openly expressed their displeasure with Bailey's periodic absences and expressed their desire to fire him because of them.

"The men and women who wear our nation's uniform need to know that they do not have to sacrifice their job at home in order to serve our country," said Thomas Perez, assistant attorney general for the civil rights division.
store emplloyee

Cedar Falls, IA

Report Abuse
Judge it!
Apr 9, 2012
They are giving final's for almost everthing now and Atlanta is callling all the shots. Watch your sptting and driving equipment if you still want to do thase jobs! It pots you in a bad spot now!

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

Showing posts 1 - 2 of2
Type in your comments below
(appears on your post)
Characters left: 4000
Type the numbers you see in the image on the right:

Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

14 Users are viewing the Home Depot Forum right now

Search the Home Depot Forum:
Topic Updated Last By Comments
Can Home Depot put me on a PIP for missing my s... (Mar '09) Jul 19 Twin 49
Home depot met team (Oct '11) Jul 18 Jonathan 56
measure tech Jul 16 chris in fl 1
lawyers representing former home depot associates (Dec '10) Jul 15 Get Up Stand Up 251
Does the Aware Line record your call? (Mar '11) Jul 14 Joseph Ryan 89
Does Home Depot need a union? http://www.youtub... (May '10) Jul 13 Former Home Depot D S 543
home depot sucks!!!!!! (Aug '09) Jul 11 helpless 214