Walmart Assistant Manager Fired for Using Ethnic Slurs on Social Media

September 5, 2013 Updated Sep 5, 2013 at 4:20 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Walmart Assistant Manager Fired for Using Ethnic Slurs on Social Media

September 5, 2013 Updated Sep 5, 2013 at 4:20 PM EDT

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WKBW) - An assistant manager at the Walmart on Southwestern Boulevard in Hamburg has been fired after posting slurs against the Muslim community on Social Media.

Walmart officials say the former employee posted derogatory comments and photos against Muslim customers.

An executive from the store sent us a statement, saying:

"We set high expectations for our associates and this employee failed me those."