Friday, September 17, 2021

FedEx Employee Fired & NJ Corrections Officer Suspended After Mocking George Floyd’s Death / Video

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*A New Jersey corrections officer has been suspended and #FedEx has terminated a man’s employment after a viral video showed them mocking George Floyd’s death in front of Black Lives Matter protesters.
Social media users found out their identities and went to work with reaching out to their employers.

According to @njdotcom, commentators and state employment records identified the officer as #JoeDeMarco. The second person involved, #JimDeMarco, was identified as an employee for FedEx, and on Tuesday the company announced that the man had been fired.

 

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TSR STAFF: Jade Ashley @Jade_Ashley94 _____________________________________ A New Jersey corrections officer has been suspended and #FedEx has terminated a man’s employment after a viral video showed them mocking George Floyd’s death in front of Black Lives Matter protesters. Social media users found out their identities and went to work with reaching out to their employers. _____________________________________ According to @njdotcom, commentators and state employment records identified the officer as #JoeDeMarco. The second person involved, #JimDeMarco, was identified as an employee for FedEx, and on Tuesday the company announced that the man had been fired. _____________________________________ In a tweet, the company said, “FedEx holds its team members to a high standard of personal conduct, and we do not tolerate the kind of appalling and offensive behavior depicted in this video. The individual involved is no longer employed by FedEx. We stand with those who support justice and equality.” New Jersey Department of Corrections also released a statement and said—read more at TheShadeRoom.com

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