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The Problem With Policies That Keep Workers From Doing the Right Thing


Every workplace has policies, but what do you do when you have workplace policies that keep your workers from doing the right thing?

This is what Walmart is facing after a recent incident where a worker who was acting as a Good Samaritan and stopped a man from assaulting a woman in a Walmart parking lot was fired for helping her.

Here’s what happened, according to an account from The Christian Science Monitor:

“It all started in the early hours of Sunday morning (Oct. 13). According to the Associated Press, Kristopher Oswald, a Walmart worker in Hartland, Mich., was taking a break in his car when he said he saw a man grabbing a woman…