It seems obvious that certain behavior will get you fired from every job. But in reality, some people tend to get away with bizarre or even criminal behavior in the workplace, and nobody really knows why.
A recent Reddit thread asked people to name the worst and weirdest things their coworkers have ever done without getting fired. The results might make you wonder how people get away with these things.
Worked with a guy who punctured the main gas line to our shop three separate times. It was a construction company and he somehow was still my superintendent although he could have blown up the shop. - UnsaidPeacock
Accidentally sent the last three years of account details/back statements from one company to their direct competitor - Aufwader
Had a boss storing pictures of himself in only his wide open bathrobe on company servers. It was reported to HR but wasn’t fired for it. Later he was arrested as part of an undercover sting where he thought he was meeting a 15 year old girl about 500 miles away. - notathrowawayoris