So a guy wore a flashing pumpkin pin and a gal wore orange and black striped socks and a Snoopy Halloween T-Shirt to work yesterday and Two employees fired for Halloween clothes. Yes, fired. And if you ask me, when “Monday’s e-mail clarified the policy: “Anyone wearing costumes, or modifying their appearance whether by makeup or change to their outward appearance to show defiance will have their employment terminated.” I don’t consider a pin or a t-shirt and socks “defiance”. Yes, full costumes can be distracting at work. But a PIN??? Come on. I normally wear my Halloween necklace every year, but I forgot about it yesterday. I can’t imagine being fired over it! (Article found thanks to Candi)
Did you have trick-or-treaters? I took Jason out in my parent’s subdivision, just the blocks right around there house, and there were TONS of kids out. He ended up with a nice big bag full of candy. Not everyone was passing out – but not everyone has in years past, so I wasn’t surprised. Seemed like a normal Halloween, and I am glad. I was really disappointed to see that the mall had cancelled their celebrations. We have never gone, but I know people that go every year. I think it’s really important to keep things as “normal” as possible when it comes to children. It’s not easy, and I understand the concerns that people have – but I am glad Jason had a nice normal trick-or-treating night. At the age of 9, we might not have too many of those left!