Like taking lunch from a fifth-grader.
The line doesn't quite have the same ring as taking candy from a baby but the staff of a food service company at a middle school Attleboro, Massachusetts learned last week that it will still get you fired.
About two dozen students at Coelho Middle School lined up for lunch last Tuesday and carried their food trays to the checkout. But they weren't allowed to eat that food, according to the Associated Press.
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Staff told at least some of the students to throw their meal into the garbage, school staff told the news wire. The private lunch company chose the strange punishment because these students' parents owed money on their prepaid lunch accounts, according to wcvb.com.
Whitsons Culinary Group fired four employees for denying the kids lunch, according to the Associated Press. The school's principal, Andy Boles, told Fox 25 the lunch workers weren't trying to "upset" or "humiliate"Read More »from Cafeteria workers punish kids who owed lunch money by dumping meals