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Asda worker, 19, in tears on Christmas Eve after being ‘sacked on the spot’ | UK | News

Asda worker, 19, in tears on Christmas Eve after being ‘sacked on the spot’ | UK | News

A teenage Asda worker was left in tears after claiming the supermarket giant sacked her on Christmas Eve – “without warning”. Billie-Leigh, 19, had commenced her role at the Tipton Superstore, primarily stacking shelves, in October. But the sudden termination of employment has significantly impacted her self-esteem, and ruined her family’s Christmas, her mum Kaye, aged 42, said. According to Kaye, Billie-Leigh was informed of her termination merely four hours into her shift but was instructed to continue working until the regular clock-off time. Kaye, of Wednesbury, told BirminghamLive: “To lose her job on Christmas Eve, at 6pm, ruined our Christmas. She was in pieces and left feeling worthless. My daughter struggles with anxiety and mental health issues, and this has sent her spiraling.” “She carried on working till 8pm. When it became overwhelming, she phoned her nan in floods of tears saying they had sacked her. They have no empathy and it is very Dickensian to fire a 19-year-old girl from her first job on Christmas Eve.” Billie-Leigh said: “I’m devastated because I have …