Community Raises $10k For Verizon Worker Suspended Without Pay For Rescuing Cat [Video]

Community Raises $10k For Verizon Worker Suspended Without Pay For Rescuing Cat using the company's equipment.

Some animal lovers have come to the aid of a Verizon employee after he was suspended by the company without pay for rescuing a cat using company equipment.

Despite his heroic effort, Verizon was not impressed. The company suspended German for three weeks without pay for violating the safety rules.

“We take no joy when our employees face consequences related to their job duties. We are, however, fully committed and responsible for keeping our employees and customers safe. All of our field technicians go through extensive training that is focused on workplace safety. Our goal is to keep our employees and our customers out of harm’s way,” Verizon said in a statement