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Oregon Reporter Fired For Checking Email While on Maternity Leave

  • , Friday, April 4, 2014 5:20 PM
Reporter Serena Markstrom Nugent, a report for The Register-Guard in Eugene, Oregon, was fired after 13 years on the job for checking her work email while out on maternity leave. Apparently, she deleted some of the emails and was told that this act was considered destruction of company property. The community has responded the her termination by gathering in support for Nugent.

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