4 He had received a call days later from the manager he had given the money to
Instead of just commending him for returning the cash, he was treated with an accusatory eye and grilled about just how he came upon the money.
5 He felt that he was being treated as a common criminal
This is not the treatment he expected from upper management as an employee of 18 years.
6 He is now fired, and he has lost more than just his salary
Though the paycheck is the biggest loss, the 20% employee discount he had used to get holiday gifts. In addition, he was really very close to the lifetime 10% discount that employees of 20 years or more receive.
7 Fair or Foul?
Obviously we just got one side of the story, but we can actually empathize with not wanting to admit to finding cash in front of a customer convinced that it was just stolen. Still, you have to turn it in ASAP for risk of just looking even the slightest bit guilty.