Mike Iscovitz is a meteorologist in Houston, where there has been massive flooding. This is the type of thing meteorologists prepare for, so it’s no shock that Iscovitz has some strong feelings; he knows better than most how dangerous and devastating floods can be.
He’s been advising people to stay off the roads. During a broadcast two days ago, mentioned that one woman had written in on Facebook to say that fear of being fired spurs people to go to work in dangerous conditions. After he responded, his own employer, Fox 26, posted to Facebook, too:
Iscovitz didn’t mince words. He advised anyone facing problems with their boss to call the station’s consumer reporter, Emily Aiken so Fox 26 could “expose that person on the air in front of millions of people and embarrass them.”
“We are going to kick somebody’s behind if they fire you because you didn’t head out on a deadly flooded street,” he told viewers. “Would you rather risk getting fired or drowning?”
Well, when you put it that way…
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