The woman who emailed them was a busybody, but they’re the ones who actually fired you over this. But for what it’s worth, you yourself aren’t coming out smelling like a rose here — and not because of your actions in this story, but because of your commentary on it: You have a pretty gross attitude toward overweight people.Your comment about your store manager at the end of your letter is rude and out of line.I’m a part-time retail employee at a clothing store, as well as a full time graduate student.I left work a couple of weeks ago, got on my bus to head home, and as always, spend the time on my phone — Facebook/Texting/Instagram, etc.
(And even if she hadn’t been able to help it, the polite thing to do in that case is to pretend she didn’t see it — she doesn’t get to comment on, let alone photograph, someone else’s private messages just because she happened to be able to see them on public transportation.) But your employer is worse.I’m now struggling to find another job, because my store manager has refused to let any of the department managers give me a reference, presumably because she’s offended because, well, she’s also the type to pin the poor size 2 girl next to her against the wall! You had a reasonable expectation of privacy in sending a private text message, and they’re wrong to fire you over this.The woman behind you was out of line in reading over your shoulder, photographing your phone, and sending it to your employer.Some screen enlargers allow a user to zoom in and out on a particular area of the screen These are software programs that present graphics and text as speech.A screen reader is used to verbalise, or 'speak' everything on the screen, including names and descriptions of control buttons, menus, text and punctuation.