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IN People ON 20 Oct, 2015
He didn't know a mere 'peck' would trouble him in an unexpected way.
A worker in RAC call center Bristol, UK is fired from his job just because he gave a mild kiss to his wife in the workplace.
Martin Singh was kicked from his work for a silly reason. His wife Ruby joined the same company, and it was her first day. Martin said: "I'm sitting at the desk, and she comes in. I give her a peck on the cheek, so we're both touching cheeks." That became the reason he was suspended from the company.
When they exchanged the kiss, Ruby was said to leave the place. Martin said: "I don't like my wife being spoken to like that in front of the others, especially when we're on the phone and customers can hear you."
Martin added: "I came out and said 'I've been sacked for kissing my wife on the cheek. People said 'What?'
Martin added: "We thought the job was perfect. I'd told my wife that once the kids had gone to school she could start work. My wife is really upset. She says that when she walks into work it is not the same." The couple belongs to traditional Sikh family.
A spokesman for the company said: "Mr Singh was an employment agency temporary worker who was at our Bristol site for ten weeks. After four breaches of workplace code of conduct in this short time, we informed the agency we no longer required his services."