Man fired for using forklift to get vending machine candy bar; 'That machine was trouble'

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Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2014 12:00 am

MILFORD, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man has lost his job and unemployment benefits for using a forklift to get a candy bar from a malfunctioning vending machine, state records say.

According to state unemployment records released last month, Robert McKevitt, 27, of Spirit Lake, was working at Polaris Industries' warehouse in Milford when the incident occurred last fall.

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