Arby's fires employee who put homophobic slur on couple's check
An employee at Arby’s was fired by the fast food chain after writing a homophobic slur on a customer’s receipt, according to reports.
The customer, Craig Gray, was visiting an Arby’s in Lafayette, Indiana, on Sunday with his partner John Burns when they received the receipt.
According to an image posted to Facebook by Mr Gray, the receipt detailed their order from Arby’s and the words “f**” next to “order name”.
He wrote in a caption to the image: “So this just happened at Arby's! Happy Pride, huh?”
The incident was reported to Arby’s, according to News18 reported, who fired the employee “within minutes”.
An Arby's spokesperson told the TV station that it was "unacceptable and not a part of the Arby's brand."
Mr Burns, added: "I was shocked, just because the kid seem like he was new on the job and he was really nice”.
“This young man has learned this behaviour somewhere," said Mr Burns. "You know, there are some people out there that don't get people out there are like this and that's wrong."
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