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Walmart Fires Dog-loving Employee GAP FILL

Walmart Fires Dog-loving Employee GAP FILL

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A GAP FILL exercise for upper-intermediate to advanced students of English (with key).
A GAP FILL exercise for upper-intermediate to advanced students of English (with key).

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Published by: Unidentified name on Jul 22, 2013
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In one of those hard-to-believe stories, Walmart has fired anemployee for confronting a customer
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____________ left a dogin his truck 
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____________ a hot day, during the second week of July 2013. This happened in Southern Ontario, in
Kemptville
; the area is currently experiencing extremely
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_____________ temperatures.
Carla Cheney
had not yet started her shift 
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__________Walmart,
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___________ she noticed a dog being
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___________ in aparked truck in the parking
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__________ . She found thewindows rolled
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____________ leaving less than one inch forthe air flow.She was immediately concerned; a customer in the parkinglot wrote down the licence
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____________ number and headedto the store to report the offender.When the owner of the unfortunate dog was leaving the store, he pulled up to the table
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___________ Cheneywas sitting with some co-
workers saying,“Hello, ladies, how are you?” and Cheney said, “You shouldn't have
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___________ your dog in the car.” The man responded it was
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____________ of her business, to what Cheney said
that “if she saw him do it again, she would call the police.”
 
The man then apparently said,“Don't worry –
 
I'll never shop at Walmart again.”
 During Cheney's working day, she was called
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__________ the manager's office. Cheney told her version
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___________ what had happened, and the manager told her she should contact him first, before involving thepolice. Cheney said she wouldn't do that but would call the police if necessary.Then she lost her job.
“He told me then
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_____________ I was terminated.”
Apparently another employee
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__________ complained to the Walmart manager about a dog
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___________ left in a parked car, and that person was
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______________ fired.Carla Cheney is now worried that employees won't say anything
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____________ fear of losing their job. She was
told by the manager that she lost her job because she was “rude
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___________ a customer.”
 
Cheney said,“I thought I was doing the right thing.”
 Clearly she was, but Walmart thought otherwise.
SHAME ON YOU , WALMART!
IF I WERE AMERICAN, I WOULD NEVER EVER GO TO YOUR STORES WITH SUCH HEARTLESS MANAGERIALSTAFF!
GOD BLESS YOU, CARLA CHENEY! MANY KIND AND WARM REGARDS FROM SLOVENIA,FROM ALL MY FRIENDS AND ALL ANIMAL-LOVING PEOPLE AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST, FROM ME!
Ljubljana, 22nd July, 2013
JuFa

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