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Idiot Films Costco Employee Kicking Him Out For Not Wearing A Mask, People Are On The Employee’s Side
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Idiot Films Costco Employee Kicking Him Out For Not Wearing A Mask, People Are On The Employee’s Side

The Centers for Disease Control And Prevention recommends that people wear a face covering to slow the spread of the virus and protect others. That’s right, not wearing a mask puts the health of others at risk. But it seems the same rules don’t apply to everyone.

At least that’s what one shopper at Costco in Arvada, Colorado was thinking. The guy refused to wear a mask while shopping because, apparently, he “woke up in a free country.” But one Costco worker, Tison, wasn’t buying any of this BS and confronted him in a now viral video. The shopper was hoping to put Tison on his “3,000-follower Instagram feed,” but the clip soon turned against his plans. People on Twitter not only praised Tison for a good job, they also demanded to give him a raise.

Let’s take a look at this how-to for handling entitled shoppers who refuse to wear masks right down below and remember to stay safe, everyone!

This video of a Costco employee Tison dealing with a shopper who refused to wear a mask has gone viral

The shopper recorded this whole confrontation and here are the screenshots from it

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Costco’s CEO announced in a statement about the mask policy on the company’s website: “We know some members may find [wearing face coverings] inconvenient or objectionable, but under the circumstances, we believe the added safety is worth any inconvenience. This is not simply a matter of personal choice; a face covering protects not just the wearer, but others too.”

The shopper soon uploaded another video where he explained his standpoint further

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Meanwhile, experts have expressed their worry that the tension between customers and employees may get worse as stores across the country reopen and many have to adapt to a new set of shopping rules.

Larry Barton, a professor of crisis management and public safety at the University of Central Florida, told Business Insider that “In 30-plus years of studying retail and crisis situations, we have never seen a situation of customers being so rude to hourly employees.”

Larry has given a piece of advice for retailers to train employees on deescalating hostile persons these days.

Tison was over the moon from receiving so much support on Twitter

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More people joined in to comment on the shopper’s questionable behavior

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troufaki13
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unfortunately people don't realize that their freedom stops where other people's freedom begin.

Kesam
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2 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Exactly! The problem with many (especially right-wing) people in the US is that they misunderstand the concept of freedom.

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T-dawg
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He's mistaken. It's nothing to do with his own views. If you wish to utilise the services of a company (any company) that company will have policies and that is part of the interaction between you. As in any other case, you are free to go elsewhere

Rissie
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He is mistaken about many, many things.

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Viviane
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The mask is to protect others from you, in case you have the virus but not the symptoms. Good on the employee for serving the public good.

K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unfortunately, we would need armor made of adamantite to protect and keep out the stupid.

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troufaki13
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unfortunately people don't realize that their freedom stops where other people's freedom begin.

Kesam
Community Member
2 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Exactly! The problem with many (especially right-wing) people in the US is that they misunderstand the concept of freedom.

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T-dawg
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He's mistaken. It's nothing to do with his own views. If you wish to utilise the services of a company (any company) that company will have policies and that is part of the interaction between you. As in any other case, you are free to go elsewhere

Rissie
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He is mistaken about many, many things.

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Viviane
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The mask is to protect others from you, in case you have the virus but not the symptoms. Good on the employee for serving the public good.

K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unfortunately, we would need armor made of adamantite to protect and keep out the stupid.

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