Zoo Employee Loses Her Job over Facebook Posting with Racial Slur.
Officials at Brookfield Zoo said they have taken “prompt action,” after receiving multiple complaints about an employee’s Facebook post complaining about “rude ass white people.,” and the worker has now been fired..
The Brookfield Zoo employee posted a photo of herself at work in uniform and said: “Wassup y’all? At work serving these rude A** white people.”
The photo was tagged as being taken at the zoo, and appears to have been shot in front of a concessions stand or gift shop
According to NBC Chicago:
One customer posted the woman’s photo to the zoo’s Facebook page and wrote that she felt the post was “extremely racist” and the employee “crossed the line.” Her post was shared more than 6,000 times and had more than 7,300 likes by Tuesday morning.