-That's becoming a pretty standard way of doing it these days, simply because there's a significant likelihood that the dismissed party can literally sabotage something.Jelsemium wrote:My last full-time job ended with security escorting me off the premises. Not because I stole something, that's just the way layoffs are handled at that company.
Change passwords to crucial documents, email clients from "official" emails to quash deals or cause problems, and so on, all the way down to the usual stealing office supplies, or walking off with a company-issued laptop or cell phone or whatever.
No, not everyone does it, and in fact it's likely only a very few would, if the situation arose. But the chance that something as small as a changed password, which could cripple a company at a crucial time, has to be guarded against.