Owner Gets Man Fired for Telling Toddler to Shut up in Office

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A co-owner of a company was taking her upset toddler to the office while trying to manage a project. A rude colleague told the child to shut up, which made the co-owner angry, leading to the colleague getting fired. The situation happened while the co-owner, who runs the technology side of the company, was already stressed with her child's father in the hospital and her nanny on break. She was trying to take care of her daughter while juggling work, and the colleague's behavior only made things worse. Although the co-owner admits it wasn't her best day, she believes the colleague was in the wrong for being rude to a child.

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An office meltdown over a crying toddler has led to an employee's firing. A man walked by and told the toddler's mother to 'shut her kid up' in the office. The mother, who is a co-owner of the company, responded by telling the man that if it weren't for her daughter's father or her, he wouldn't have a job. The situation escalated when the man started yelling at another employee who told him that the mother was the owner and that he had to leave if he didn't like it. The employee was subsequently fired for insubordination and making s*xist remarks about women in business. The mother admits that it wasn't one of her best days, but she was trying to run a company and take care of her daughter during a stressful time. The incident raises questions about appropriate behavior in the workplace when it comes to children and how companies can support working parents. In the next section, we will look at some of the reactions to the incident and what it says about work-life balance in today's world.

Man tells toddler to shut up in office, gets fired. NTA.

NeverRarelySometimes | NeverRarelySometimes

NTA fires back at sexist employee and receives support.

Lurkingentropy | Lurkingentropy

Commenter supports firing of rude employee, predicts potential lawsuits 🤦‍♂️

MoonLover10792 | MoonLover10792

Concerned commenters ask about the well-being of Sarah the Dinosaur 🦕

Jace_Enby_Devil | Jace_Enby_Devil

Commenter justifies Adam's firing for being hostile and sexist.

naranghim | naranghim

Agreeing with the commenter's stance on office etiquette.

EwokCafe | EwokCafe

Man gets fired for telling toddler to shut up, justified firing. 💼👶

letstrythisagain30 | letstrythisagain30

Office etiquette questioned as IT guy tells toddler to shut up 🤔

Vivian_Swift | Vivian_Swift

Office meltdown sparks debate on basic human decency in workplace 😕

choc0kitty | choc0kitty

Owner's office meltdown causes ESH judgement and employee backlash 😬

sammotico | sammotico

Office power dynamic causes explosive response from employee.

Taleya | Taleya

Bringing a toddler to the office can be unprofessional, but firing someone for telling them to shut up is extreme 🤔

Suitable-Cod-1381 | Suitable-Cod-1381

ESH, but sexist guy deserved to be fired for being rude.

justlookinthnx | justlookinthnx

Father defends toddler's meltdown in office, gets man fired 👨‍👧🏢

Kettlewise | Kettlewise

Adam took action to protect the company from a lawsuit 🤝

Common_Shoe_4634 | Common_Shoe_4634

Parent brings toddler to office, sparks controversy. ESH.

Pale_Pumpkin_7073 | Pale_Pumpkin_7073

Commenter thinks boss and employee are both in the wrong 😕

Sk111W | Sk111W

Commenter defends firing of man who told toddler to shut up.

karskipellis | karskipellis

Parenting and working from home is hard, but everyone deserves respect 😔

False-Guess | False-Guess

OP is YTA for not controlling their disruptive child in the office.

bluepvtstorm | bluepvtstorm

Child tantrums in office cause trouble, but empathy is important.

opulentdream | opulentdream

Parent defends toddler's crying after man gets fired from office.

PilotEnvironmental46 | PilotEnvironmental46

Parent could have handled toddler meltdown more professionally. ESH.

HeWhoIsAnAsshole | HeWhoIsAnAsshole

Parent brings fussy child to work, both parent and man in the wrong.

rantingraccoon | rantingraccoon

Office meltdown leads to firing and AH behavior.

Pleasant_Cold | Pleasant_Cold

Family-friendly office or unprofessional distraction? 🤔

glockpony | glockpony

Control your anger, not the toddler. NTA for sure! 😤👶

hashtagidontknow | hashtagidontknow

The missing details in the story leave us questioning. 🤔

ReasonableEmphasis38 | ReasonableEmphasis38

Support for firing sexist employee in office 👍🏼

MariaInconnu | MariaInconnu

Commenter with sensory overload condition shares perspective on noise sensitivity.

Euthyphraud | Euthyphraud

Owner gets man fired for telling kid to shut up, internet calls YTA 🤷

blackcatlover7 | blackcatlover7

Work is an escape for some, crying kids can be frustrating 😩

Fit_Coyote_7117 | Fit_Coyote_7117

Office tantrums aren't professional 😒, but getting someone fired isn't cool 😕

skiing_yo | skiing_yo

Toddlers in the office: a**hole move or reasonable request? 🤔

TunaOnDryLand | TunaOnDryLand

Employee fired over toddler tantrum disruption raises questions.

EchoKiloEcho1 | EchoKiloEcho1

Parenting in public - when to take a step back? 🤔

TheFLAwoman | TheFLAwoman

Office owner and employee both display unprofessional behavior. 🤔

AnActualCat2 | AnActualCat2

Office tantrums aren't ideal, but insulting the owner is worse 🤨

Low_Parsnip_5364 | Low_Parsnip_5364

Toddlers in office? ESH, but firing was too harsh 🤷‍♂️

littlepinkgrowl | littlepinkgrowl

Parenting advice? Commenter calls out YTA for toddler incident.

MILisacunt | MILisacunt

Don't be an a**hole owner, listen to your employees 👂👶

deStael | deStael

Commenter calls out owner for firing employee, sparks debate. 🔥

OppaiUrsa | OppaiUrsa

Concerned commenter wonders about Sara's well-being 😟

thecaliforniacohen | thecaliforniacohen

Parent defends business owner, calls out disruptive behavior of fellow parent 👨‍👦

wonderj99 | wonderj99

Parenting in the workplace gone wrong 🤦‍♀️

SoulRebel726 | SoulRebel726

Good riddance! NTA did the right thing 💪🏼👏🏼

boxer_lvr | boxer_lvr

Keeping a professional environment is key, YTA for firing.

SupremeCultist | SupremeCultist

Toddler causes chaos at work, but man's response is unacceptable. ESH.

Embarrassed_Ad_4168 | Embarrassed_Ad_4168

Owner, employee, and fired worker all in wrong in office incident 😬

WolfenSatyr | WolfenSatyr

Workplace etiquette and handling child meltdowns 🤔

BarryBwana | BarryBwana

Office not a place for toddlers. ESH for being unprofessional.

Ryan233tiger | Ryan233tiger