1An Ohio nurse was fired by her boss after refusing to come in to work while sick with the flu.
According to KIRO7, Theresa Puckett was a “fill-in” nurse at University Hospitals in Richmond Heights when she called out sick with the flu one time in December.
At one point, Puckett was also sent home from work when others noticed she was displaying flu-like symptoms at the hospital.
Because she had technically been absent twice in 60 days, officials determined that Puckett had violated the hospital’s attendance policy, and she was fired. Continues on the next pages…