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CO Tech Worker Fired After Posting TikToks Explaining How She Got A New Job That Raised Salary $20k

A Denver IT employee who explained on Tiktoks how she received a $20,000 raise at her new job, moving from $70,000 to $90,000, was fired.

The employer where Lexi Larson started their new work last month dismissed her two weeks later due to “security concerns” after learning about her salary transparency TikToks.

Lexi Larson was 'fired out of nowhere' 2 weeks into her new job after her boss found her TikToks account, where she posts salary transparency videos

On her TikTok account last month, Lexi Larson spoke about how she changed jobs and increased her salary from $70,000 to $90,000. There were 168,000 views of the video. She continued to make videos on how she obtained the job for the following two weeks.

Larson claimed that shortly after her employer found out about her TikTok account, she erased certain videos out of concern for their wrath.

Larson claimed in a later video that her posts led to her termination.

“So, TikTok got me fired,” said Larson, who goes into detail about knowing that talking about her salary is federally protected by law under the National Labor Relations Act and why she took down some videos.

“…They ended up firing me because they said me having this account was a safety concern because I could post something private,” Larson said.

Larson opted not to file a lawsuit and omitted to mention her old workplace. But her dismissal raises issues regarding what you can and cannot post on social media about your profession.

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When using electronic communications, such as social media, bear in mind that your company may have prohibitions prohibiting using their equipment, according to the National Labor Relations Board.

If Larson decides to file a lawsuit, she might have a strong case, according to Bennitta Joseph, a partner at the New York law firm Joseph & Norinsberg LLC.

“She should think about contacting a lawyer if she can show she was terminated for discussing her wages.” said Joseph, who noted that most employees are usually fired for disciplinary or performance reasons.

Employers will probably keep an eye on their employees’ social media accounts to make sure they aren’t engaging in any unlawful behavior, according to Bergman and Joseph.

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“A company has a huge interest to make sure you are not engaging in discriminatory statements, disclosing trade secrets, threats of violence, and unlawful conduct,” Joseph said. “If they do find out that you are doing any of these, it could be grounds for termination.”

“The higher up you are, the more careful you have to be about what you post,” Joseph adds.

“I think it’s important to take a step back and be cautious when revealing personal information on social media,” Bergman said.

CO tech employee fired after posting TikToks explaining how she got a new  job that boosted salary by $20,000 - Todaycastlive

“Whether it’s an employer looking into your activities, or a potential swindler looking to take you of your money, I think it’s a dangerous road,” Bergman added.

He has another piece of advice.

“It’s probably better to keep your money matters offline,” Bergman concluded.

Source: dailymail.co.uk

Man ‘quits job and disappears’ after being paid $150k instead of $500 by mistake

After being mistakenly paid £150,000 for a month’s worth of work, which was 300 times his wage, a man ended up resigning and disappearing entirely.

The unnamed worker was employed by Consorcio Industrial de Alimentos (Cial), and according to the Chilean financial news website Diario Financiero, he was due $545 in May.

He was mistakenly paid 165,398,851 Chilean Pesos ($178,629) in May, which meant that his pay that month was hundreds of times higher than it should have been.

Man 'quits job and disappears' after being paid £150k instead of £500 - VT

Now, the nameless employee grabbed the cash and fled rather than returning it to the business. Since then, no one has seen or heard from him.

According to a local news source, Cial contacted the employee to talk about his incorrect pay when HR discovered the problem.

“He was informed and clarified that this money did not correspond to the payment of any service,” Chilean legal documents claim, per Diario Financiero.

At first, the man promised to return the stockpile and assured his boss that he would visit the bank the following day.

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His bosses tried calling, texting, and using WhatsApp to get in touch with him but were unsuccessful. Later, on June 2, the individual got in touch with the business to submit his resignation.

Following numerous warnings to attempt to recover the extra money, Cial has now taken legal action against the former employee.

The average monthly salary in Chile is $907.87, so it’s not surprising that the man vanished after receiving significantly more money than he had anticipated.

While the employee in Chile abandoned his company, another worker in the UK made the decision to file a claim for unfair dismissal after being awarded £12,138.40 in compensation.

Samantha Jackson, a former employee of New Look, claimed in court that Kirsty Sherburn, her line manager, had bullied her for bringing Nike sneakers to work.

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The employee alleges that although her line manager was aware of the knee problem that required her to wear the trainers, she was nonetheless told not to return to work wearing the “horrid orange things.”

The employment tribunal determined that New Look’s mistakes amounted to a breach of confidence, which resulted in an unfair dismissal.

Employment Judge Jonathan Brain said: “There can be no reasonable and proper reason for a store manager to treat a junior employee in this manner.”

Source: vt.co

18 Things Who Work in Retail Hate About Their Job

1. When you’re just done tidying your section and a customer comes over and doesn’t totally f*#k it up.

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2. Especially if it’s a sale day.

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3. When a customer is friendly and accommodating when you tell them you’re out of their size.

4. When you peel a sticky label off in one go.

5. When you know ~exactly~ where the label is on something weird shaped and it scans first time.

6. When you get to use a radio at any point.

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15 Times People Did a Crappy Job At Wrapping Christmas Gifts!

1. So no one could afford enough wrapping paper to cover the escape hatch?

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2. Unless that’s a bottle of wine in there, this kid is in for it

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3. Nothing says “I love you” like Styrofoam and packing tape

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4. That look on her face definitely says she’s too impressed for words

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5. Hidden holiday message or just crappy timing?

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17 Nasty Struggles of Pooping at Your Workplace

1. You’re at your desk, minding your own business, when all of a sudden it hits you.

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2. Something isn’t sitting well with your stomach. Was it the burrito you had for lunch? Or was it that third cup of coffee?

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3. You try to be optimistic: Maybe you’ll get lucky, maybe no one will be in the bathroom.

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4. HAHA WHO ARE YOU KIDDING? OF COURSE THERE ARE PEOPLE IN THE BATHROOM.

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5. You play it cool, smile politely. “They’ll be out of here soon,” you reassure yourself.

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6. You settle into a stall. Sure you’ll be patient, but your bowels, they wait for no one.

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21 facts to which if you agree, would mean you HATE YOUR JOB :p

1. The constant struggle:

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2. Your official uniform:

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3. Days off:

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4. Accepting your fate:

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5. The morning commute:

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6. Day dreaming:

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7. Relating to this picture on a spiritual level:

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