Burger King worker posted pictures of himself standing in bins of lettuceJuly 19th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three employees of Burger King have been fired following a published picture of an employee standing in bins of lettuce. The fired employees include the person who was standing on the lettuce.
The incident took place at Burger King’s outlet in Ohio. Several customers of the eatery registered their displeasure at the photo when it went viral on the Internet. The website 4Chan first published the image.
According to a video from USA Today, customers of the company used their GPS locator to track the where the image was taken. According to the report, when the manager of the branch was notified of the incident, he promptly fired the three employees who were found culpable.
Burger King issued a statement on the incident. The statement revealed that the company has top priority for the safety of their customers. Subsequently, the company revealed that they will not tolerate any action from any employee that casts the company not in that image.
The names of the employees have not been released. It is currently not clear if any action has been taken against the eatery due to the action of the employee.
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