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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Suspended for 2 beers, a garbage collector commits suicide

A local resident had offered him two beers to thank him for his commitment during the confinement. Licensed for having drunk them, the professional did not support the sentence.

They were the heroes of confinement in the same way as caregivers, security guards, delivery men, police officers, and even supermarket employees. Many garbage collectors received small words of congratulations. Some people were even more demonstrative in their desire for recognition.

Two garbage collectors from COVED, a waste collection company in the Caen region of France, received beers as gifts from a local resident. Ironically, it was this gesture of sympathy that provoked the drama of last Friday.

Like his colleague, a garbage collector took advantage of his break time to enjoy two beers. A pleasure that the two men should never have accorded according to their company, which decided to dismiss them, after having measured their blood alcohol level.

“They could have given him a second chance”
Unable to support this treatment, which he considered unfair, one of the garbage collectors committed suicide in his work clothes, at his parents’ home. He had just received his dismissal letter …

Her son, who discovered his father with a gun to his mouth, as well as the rest of his family, are collapsed. His relatives plan to file a complaint against the company. “My brother worked tirelessly throughout this period of confinement, we were the heroes of everyday life. No, he shouldn’t have been drinking, but they could have given him a second chance, ”reacted the brother of the deceased.

The dramatic history of this garbage collector has caused a wave of indignation on social networks. As if “the next world”, where everyone paid tribute to the professions rarely highlighted, had fizzled …

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