Something about knowing the window could be smashed, with blessings, magically made people smarter or was it the car window was worth more than the pets lives. Last year they wanted to have walk-in clinics in the store, hand you a beeper so you can shop spreading your nasty germs all over the place until the doctor can see you and your beeper goes off. I stood by and waiting for the driver for 15 minutes and then went in to the service desk with the plate number and told the gentlemen to page the owner of the vehicle. Use the power of the internet to do something positive. I love my dog as much as all my family members and would be so sad if something happened to her. This incident in Canada was a local decision by an asshole store manager. He died of Cancer in 2007,as did many dogs back then.
Leaving a an animal in a hot car is cruelty. Look at this city on weather. For more information, visit: I worked for a walmart for over 10 years…. They need to wise up. WalMart is the only chain that has bad managers? She was only trying to do the right thing.
I have seen even better prices than what they got at other stores. I hope this goes viral and that customer who was probably rude to the employee is a big enough person to admit he was wrong and also give Walmart a tongue lashing. Very quiet store closed at 10 pm and opened at 7 am. None of you know the conditions of this dog, but I can assume it was not at one time under any distress. We want you to know that the associate in question was absolutely not let go for trying to help a dog in a hot car. We'll keep trying to access your location.
If I was shopping at Walmart like I always do. That would help more than anything else I have read here. Unfortunately, nothing will change until the corporate morons that run the place reach down and grab the set of balls they have and deal with the problems What she does on her time is her business and not Wal-marts. I surely hope that the employees that got laid off got themselves a good lawyer and sew the hell out of walmart. Tell us the route you want to take and we'll give you some suggestions for how to get there, along with free and low cost camping along the way. They are afraid that current employees will now be too scared to report dogs in hot cars, for fear of losing their jobs. Thirty minutes before her shift, unless she was in uniform, she was a private citizen.
Total number of Walmart stores in Kemptville, Ontario-Canada: Online list of Walmart stores in Kemptville - get information about largest Walmart stores in , near you, opening hours, address and phone and contact information. She would have a valid unlawful termination claim with the department of labor. I went in the store asked for a manager and asked for them to announce the car and plate number over the intercom and to come to the front…. I talked to the assistant manager, then finally, a guy who said he was the manager, but nothing was done. Walmart you have no common care or regard for animals let alone a human. The dog would have been in distress within moments in a vehicle in the full sun of the Kemptville walmart parking lot.
You can switch to Offline Mode and continue working. The millions of Walmart employees certainly hope you continue to shop there… We hope to keep our jobs…. It would be unbecomming to her just to ignore the fact that locking a dog in a car in hot weather would have meant certain death. We hope you enjoy the same style of camping. Turns out that it may have backfired as they are now being charged for racism in the very document meant to diffuse racism. She is so deserving of better treatment and should be rewarded for saving the dog! We'll keep trying to connect. Rant over… Well im with all of you this is uncalled for wal-mart is so stupid this should never have happened thay need to change their rules if thay wont to stay in business i hate wal-mart and i hope thay got broke.
Select Walmart store in Kemptville from the list below or use Walmart store locator to find nearest store in your area. In most cases, we'll provide alternate routes as well. We give you a simple, map based search engine to find free and cheap camping areas. This is so wrong, the employee has not done nothing wrong that anyone in their right minds would have done, I know I would have reported it. We strive at all times to be a place where our team and guests feel welcome, valued and respected. I go to Walmart every week least 4 times a week. Point out this is not a hypothetical situation, it happens daily, across the country.
I would sue Wal-Mart and make more from than she could earn in years from the money grubbing Walton kids! Are you certain it was only 73 at the time and place this dog was locked in the car?? However, out of respect for the associate and for privacy reasons we cannot provide specifics about why this associate was let go. Managers at my store do call the police … Weather it be dog , cat, child or elderly … I have health insurance , profit share , 401, stake holders dental!!! No more Walmart shopping for me!! Customers need to let that store manager know how they would feel if they found a dog dying or dead in a car. Another employee was fired after more than two years of employment for stopping a customer in the store parking lot and warning him about the potential risk to his dog. For more information, visit: First it is soooo wrong of walmart. I get groceries, pet products, prescriptions from this store. Managers at other chain stores run right out and take care of it? When the man and lady came out, I told them to leave the dog home next time because if I saw it again, I was calling the police and I had their plate number and was calling anyway to let someone know.
But, if a 150 people relentlessly called the store, and every office up the chain, that will be noticed. Your injury will not exist and since they are a big company they will deny your injury claim and get away with it, unless you are bigger than Walmart. They should have called the police themselves and not given their names but felt it their activist duty to attack these customers. There are enough Wal-Mart and truck stop directories out there already. We were unable to access local storage on your browser. According to an article in , Carla, a dog owner and animal lover and someone with common sense was upset by what she saw. You are just as stupid as the people that leave their pets in their cars.
The Manager should have to go back for retraining of protocols and sensitivity classes. Do you not sell pet supplies. Walmart needs to stand behind its employees and behind the police when they tell people to break windows if necessary to save trapped pets or children. Just where do you get off telling an employee not to act their conscious. Eukanuba as well as other premium brands had contaminated stuff from China in it. My sister and and son work at Walmart and the idiotic, make no sense things that go on there will amaze you. However, out of respect for the associate and for privacy reasons we cannot provide specifics about why this associate was let go.