Woman in Coma for a Year is Fired – Union Protests

From il Corriere della Sera:


An unfortunate woman who has been in a coma for more than a year, and is, sadly, described as being in a “vegetative state” recently received a letter notifying her of the termination of her work contract, seeing as how she had not been to work in more than a year.  Perhaps not the most tactful way of handling the situation, but I think her employer’s position is pretty clear.

However, the CGIL union is apparently working with the family to fight her firing, or ask that she be reinstated.

I can understand the debate about workers’ rights, but… a brain dead person?

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