Tony Rohr has worked at the franchise in Elkhart, Indiana, for more than 10 years.
When he refused to open on Thanksgiving Day this year, he says, he was told to write a letter of resignation.
Instead, he wrote one explaining why the store should remain closed.
"I said why can’t we be the company that stands up and says we care about your employees and you can have the day off," Rohr told CNN affiliate WSBT on Wednesday. “Thanksgiving and Christmas are the only two days that they’re closed in the whole year. And they’re the only two days that those people are guaranteed to have off to spend with their families.”
Best part: The restaurant where he works is owned by a franchisee, and the Pizza Hut corporate office sided with him, not the franchisee. This guy deserves all the accolades.
8:06 // 3 months ago
Police in Indiana are investigating a report of an “armed individual on campus” at a university in Indianapolis, the school said in an alert on its website.
The alert from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis advised students and employees to remain in a “shelter location” until an “all clear” is received.
We’ll keep you updated on the situation as more information becomes available.
Update: The “all clear” has been issued, and things are back to normal at IUPUI. — Scott @ SFB
17:09 // 11 months ago
“Well, we’ve had our brief moment of celebration, because the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare is, in fact, unconstitutional. It’s what many of us argued all along,” Mourdock begins. “But don’t sit back and think the fight is over because it isn’t. Barack Obama and Congressman Joe Donnelly are already putting Obamacare 2.0 together and they’re going to try and pass it once again. We cannot let that happen.”
He continues: “The answer to America’s health care issues is not going to be big government to any reasonable solution. The answer is not going to come from having individuals lose their personal choice, lose their individual freedom. I’m Richard Mourdock and I’m running for the U.S. Senate to make sure that something like Obamacare does not happen again. If you’d like to help us wage that fight to make sure that Obamacare stays repealed, then please go to tour website, RichardMourdock.com, and contribute generously.”
This of course is awesome and hilarious because the Supreme Court has yet to rule on “Obamacare,” and are likely to do so next week. Well, at least we know what ol’ Rich is likely gonna say ahead of time.
20:55 // 1 year ago