Now we have a woman who is suing because she was fired after sixteen years of work, because she was two minutes late to go to lunch. Three times in eighteen months, she committed this royal offense.
But nooooo, we don't have a problem with workforce regulation. Pay no attention to the facts, Target has no issues with employee expectations.
Margarita Arriaga alleged in a civil rights lawsuit in Sacramento federal court that she was fired because she was late going on lunch breaks after working at the Bronze Star Drive store more than 16 years.Now 40, Arriaga worked as a cashier, shelf stocker and saleswoman. By the company's own account in court papers she was "well-liked by her managers and peers, and she received generally satisfactory performance evaluations."She was fired, Target said in the papers, because she was late taking a meal break three times in 18 months – "an automatic ground for termination of any Target employee."On one of those occasions, Arriaga was two minutes tardy. Target "makes no exception for 'two-minute violations,' " the company declared in court papers.