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Gas Emissions: Is Flatulence a Firing Offense?

Posted on 01/14/2013 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthOK, let’s be honest. We all fart. But what happens when it occurs nine times a day in an office shared by other coworkers? Should it be handled as a health problem that needs remedying? Or a deliberate nuisance worthy of reprimand? Washington Post writer Josh Hicks recently wrote about a Social Security Administration employee accused of continuously “passing gas and releasing an unpleasant odor” that created a “hostile work environment.” The story prompted more than 800 online comments from …