The boss & owner of my Heating & Air Conditioning company does not prefer us to smoke cigarettes in the work truck.
Most of the employees still smoke in the work truck, & the boss never actually complained much.
Now things are weird & it is all my fault. I was smoking in the Heating & Air Conditioning work truck last Tuesday. That day, the boss gave us all brand new shirts & pants. I put the tote with my shirts & pants on the floor of the truck between the front & passenger seat. While I was smoking, the ember from my cigarettes fell into the bag. I didn’t realize it until the tote started smoking. I burnt a hole through 3 of the new Heating & Air Conditioning corporation shirts that the boss gave me that day, then everyone was supposed to start wearing those shirts the next afternoon, but half of them had a whole. I had to tell my boss that I could not wear the new shirts & of course he wanted to guess why. I tried to make up an excuse, but my boss demanded to see the shirts. It was clear that a cigarette burned a hole in them. My boss didn’t ask if I was in the Heating & Air Conditioning work truck at the time. He agreed to upgrade 3 of the shirts with a hole, but he charged me five dollars for each of the new shirts. I could not actually complain, since the problem was genuinely my fault. Now there is a sizable sign inside each work truck with a cigarette warning label. The owner is not going to be lenient anymore.