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# fired

This year
Elon Musk apologises for firing Twitter employee and making comments about his disability
The billionaire said that Thorleifsson ‘did no actual work, claimed as his excuse that he had a disability’ in a now deleted Tweet.
All time
Ohio police officer fired over fatal shooting of black man
Officer Adam Coy shot Andre Hill and refused to give him first aid for several minutes.
Fox News anchor Ed Henry fired after sexual misconduct investigation
Henry co-anchored America’s Newsroom on weekdays.
Dublin Bus sacks bus driver who declared 10 buses defective in two days over collapsed driver's seat cushions
Asked by an Inspector to point out a defect on the seat the driver allegedly pointed to a crease on the left side of the seat cloth.
School guard in US rehired after being fired for repeating n-word while telling student not to say it
The school district has said it has a zero-tolerance policy on employees using racial slurs.
AC Milan part ways with manager Giampaolo with Italian giants 13th in Serie A
The former European giants relieved the 52-year-old of his duties on Tuesday evening.
Trump sacks John Bolton as national security adviser
Trump announced the news on Twitter.
Security man fired after failing to bring lost flight attendant through US pre-clearance at Dublin Airport
The worker stated that the sanction imposed “was too severe”.
Julen Lopetegui sacked as Real Madrid manager after disastrous four months in charge
The manager took over at the beginning of July but Madrid are currently eighth in La Liga.
Cleveland Browns fire head coach Hue Jackson after three wins in 40 games
Jackson’s win percentage is the second-worst in NFL history among all who have coached at least 40 games.
Senior Netflix executive fired for using the N-word
The head of communications announced his departure after being reprimanded for a second time for using the racial slur.
Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks
Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.
Ukip members vote to remove scandal-hit leader Henry Bolton
Members backed a motion of no confidence by 867 votes (63%) to 500 (37%).
Second White House aide in a week resigns over domestic abuse claims
David Sorensen’s ex-wife accused him of running a car over her foot and extinguishing a cigarette on her hand.
West Ham sack head of recruitment following alleged criticism of African players
The Hammers released a club statement on Friday evening announcing the departure of Tony Henry following an investigation
Security man who missed a break-in because he was looking at his mobile phone loses job
At the WRC hearing, the man said ‘his mobile phone was like an extension of his arm’.
Matt Lauer fired from NBC News after complaint of 'inappropriate sexual behaviour in the workplace'
The announcement was made this morning.
Woman who gave Donald Trump the middle finger fired from her job
Juli Briskman gave US President Donald Trump the finger as he drove past her on a motorway.
Security officers sacked after forcibly dragging passenger off United Airlines flight
A video went viral in April of officers pulling passenger David Dao off the flight.
Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo
US media reports have said that the employee was removed from their position after violating the company code of conduct.
'I am devastated': Kermit the Frog voice actor fired after 27 years
Steve Whitmire took over as the Muppets’ famous frog when Jim Henson passed away in 1990.
'There was no collusion' - special prosecutor appointed to lead ramped-up Russia-Trump investigation
Former FBI director Robert Mueller has been tasked with ramping up the investigation into the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia.
'It is done, and I will be fine': Former FBI director writes farewell letter after Trump fires him
Comey was abruptly dismissed Tuesday by the Republican president, who said the issue was Comey’s inability to lead.
Ex-Southampton striker to be sacked by Boca after smoking in dressing room - reports
The controversial forward played just five minutes of the Copa Libertadores quarter-final match.
A cleaner who was sacked after burning toast wins €25k compensation
The toast set off a fire alarm at the Guinness Storehouse.
Teacher fired after anonymous letter said she was unmarried and pregnant settles case
The school said she breached her contract by going against the religious and moral teachings of the church.
Airport workers suspended and one fired for security check on Foreign Minister
At least three workers at Melbourne airport were suspended and one security guard was fired in relation the the incident.
Garry Monk has paid the price for Swansea's wretched run of form
The former club captain has been sacked.
A man says he was fired because his farts 'overpowered the office'
Toot toot.
Hungarian journalist fired after 'kicking migrants'
The camerawoman was seen tripping up a man with a child in his arms.
Boss attacked me for moving beer bottles too early in the morning, sacked worker claims
Former luxury hotel worker Eugene Young was awarded €30,000 for unfair dismissal.
Man awarded €17k after he was sacked for watching a football clip
The Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled that he was dismissed without fair procedure.
Man fired after 'petty' warnings over coffee drinking and dish washing
Former kitchen porter Klaudiusz Tuchowski was awarded €20,000 for unfair dismissal.
Poll: Was the BBC right to drop Clarkson?
The broadcaster will not be renewing his contract.
6 people tipped to replace Clarkson on Top Gear
Who can fill his (awful) jeans?
Two charged by armed gardaí after shots fired in Meath
A pistol and ammunition was found in searches yesterday.
"New Zealand deserves them": Louis Walsh has his say on fired X Factor judges
The duo, meanwhile, have travelled to LA.
TV host fired for saying Michelle Obama 'looks like she's from Planet of the Apes cast'
He made the comment while talking about make-up artist Paolo Ballesteros.
This girl was fired before she even started her new job... because of one tweet
This girl got fired over Twitter before she even started her new job