However U.S. Bank says they are also willing to fight. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group. Published: 20:49 GMT, 5 July 2014 | Updated: 20:49 GMT, 5 July 2014, A bank teller in Northern Kentucky who said she has held her job for 24 years claims to have been fired for telling a customer: 'Have a blessed day.'. “Ms. 161,274, This story has been shared 73,448 times. “I handed him $20 in cash, said ‘Merry Christmas’ and went right back to work,” James said. MORE Poll Do you think US Bank should have fired Nease? Additionally, some institutions will not make applicants aware that they may petition the FDIC on their own behalf to overcome Section 19. 'I was upset with the fact they were stifling me and not allowing me to act on my beliefs,' Neace told Fox 19. Trump campaign scores legal win in Pennsylvania vote count, Phlegm fatale: Woman charged with spitting in cop's face during protest, PETA calls out celebrities who buy pets instead of adopting. Woman busts her cheating boyfriend after spotting clue in his selfie, College student with COVID-19 found dead in dorm room while quarantining, Election results map: All eyes on Georgia, Arizona, Nevada and Pennsylvania, USPS says huge amount of mail-in ballots were not delivered, Police, protesters clash in NYC as demonstration turns chaotic. During this review it was determined Ms. James did not use the available solutions to remedy the customer’s situation and instead put herself and the bank at risk with her actions.”. 'A customer went through the drive thru and I waited on them. For an FDIC-insured institution, hiring an employee with a breach of trust could result in a $1 million daily fine for each day the employee works there. and then proceeded to talk to that customer about salvation. At most US banks you would not be fired, nor charged for simply complying with a thief threatening you with a gun. I have a friend who recently deposited money into my bank account. The bank put a hold on most of the sum, and he spent many hours in a branch office over two days, trying to get access to the money so he could buy presents for his 9 … Damaging Company Property. If an FDIC-insured institution wants to hire a higher-level employee, the institution may petition to the FDIC for an exception to Section 19. Out-of-work: Polly Neace is suing U.S. Bank, who she claims fired her on the basis of her religious beliefs, WALTON, KY (FOX19) - A former Northern Kentucky bank teller claims she was fired from her job for telling customer to "Have a blessed day." If poor job performance, tardiness or absence from work contributed to termination, the consequences of being fired from a bank are similar to many jobs: you lose employment and risk using the experience on your resume -- or you must omit it all together. But ensuring you never get fired because of your qualifications is easy. The FDIC says you cannot participate in the capacity building, higher-up decision-making processes in an FDIC-insured bank.