Wendy's Fired A 20- Year Loyal Employee Who Suffered Down Syndrome

A North Carolina man with Down syndrome was fired from Wendy's after two decades on the job after his manager allegedly said he was 'unable to perform the duties of a normal person's job.'

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Dennis Peek, 51, (pictured) has been a loyal staffer at the fast-food joint in Gaston County for 20 years and was planning to retire soon 

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 She is now advocating for her brother and wants answers as to why he was fired without notice.

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Turner shared her frustrations in a Facebook post that went viral and Peek was later reinstated at the restaurant.

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she said. 'He loves seeing people come in and speak to him. He loves to interact with the people.' And Peek always looked forward to retiring from the place he'd been at so long — and having a retirement party.

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 according to the manager, was that Peek was not able to do the work

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Turner turned to Facebook and posted about her brother's experience.

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On Thursday, she received a call from the Carolina restaurant group that owns and operates the Wendy's saying he could be back on the schedule next week. 

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WBTV reached out and got a statement about the situation from the franchise organization called Carolina Restaurant 

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The Carolina Restaurant Group stated: 'We cannot comment further on personnel matters, but we're taking appropriate action

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