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Lou_C Donating Member (944 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-27-04 08:07 PM
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5. Is there a Lawyer on DU that can help you fight for your job?
I hope that you get your job back I am so sorry to hear that you lost it.
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  -I got fired for the DU hate mail DiverDave  May-27-04 08:04 PM   #0 
  - Oh man, so sorry to hear that.  madmax   May-27-04 08:06 PM   #1 
  - I saw a new "manager" of the office with a Bush/Cheney pin on his suit  Alerter_   May-27-04 08:07 PM   #2 
  - Put A Kerry Pin On  stepnw1f   May-27-04 08:08 PM   #6 
  - Exactly n/t  proud patriot   May-27-04 10:56 PM   #28 
  - Here's one for ya!  sandnsea   May-27-04 11:24 PM   #33 
  - That's shocking  Stephanie   May-27-04 08:28 PM   #15 
  - I know, I was really surpised too  Alerter_   May-27-04 10:54 PM   #26 
  - Sounds like these fascists are openly now boasting and posturing  bobthedrummer   May-28-04 09:22 AM   #52 
  - Good Luck!  stepnw1f   May-27-04 08:07 PM   #3 
  - hey, they've probably outsourced it already  Alex146   May-27-04 08:07 PM   #4 
  - Is there a Lawyer on DU that can help you fight for your job?  Lou_C   May-27-04 08:07 PM   #5 
  - How can you be fired for that?  Killarney   May-27-04 08:09 PM   #7 
  - If he printed it out at home on his own computer,  liberalhistorian   May-27-04 08:16 PM   #11 
  - People Think Office Puters Are Private Property...They Are...The Company's  IMRadioactive   May-27-04 11:28 PM   #34 
  - Everything happened as I discribed it.  DiverDave   May-28-04 09:02 AM   #49 
  - Come on.. if a company had a written policy against printing..  Caliphoto   May-28-04 11:06 AM   #58 
  - If, a big if  HFishbine   May-28-04 11:26 AM   #69 
  - If it's an at-will state  Lindacooks   May-27-04 09:33 PM   #25 
     - Subject to race, sex, religion, age, etc . . . . AND  TheWizardOfMudd   May-28-04 02:34 AM   #40 
     - They call it "right to work" in Sodak  RapidCreek   May-28-04 02:38 AM   #41 
        - that's what they call it in WI too.  goddess40   May-28-04 10:15 AM   #56 
        - Right-to-work is different than at-will. 49 states are at-will, not nearly  bigbillhaywood   May-28-04 11:19 AM   #65 
        - Right to work is different than at will  lastliberalintexas   May-28-04 11:19 AM   #66 
           - Well in south Dakota it also describes the ability to fire you  RapidCreek   May-28-04 03:34 PM   #72 
  - That's defamation of character  camero   May-27-04 08:09 PM   # 
  - I am sorry.  brigadoon   May-27-04 08:09 PM   #8 
  - I really, really, really hate to be a pill here,  liberalhistorian   May-27-04 08:13 PM   #9 
  - And to add (corporate america is not a nice place, y'all...)  HypnoToad   May-27-04 08:32 PM   #17 
  - I'm sorry, but companies have  liberalhistorian   May-28-04 11:02 AM   #57 
  - I nearly got fired  Harrad   May-27-04 09:28 PM   #24 
  - True, it's against company policy.. BUT..  Caliphoto   May-28-04 11:14 AM   #62 
  - What county are you located in and what line of work do you do?  genius   May-27-04 08:15 PM   #10 
  - :( Go to work for a rival company  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-04 08:17 PM   #12 
  - I like how you think!  Mary Pat   May-27-04 08:35 PM   #18 
     - Yep. :^)  GreenPartyVoter   May-27-04 08:42 PM   #19 
  - Not To Be a Total Cretin, But ...  Crisco   May-27-04 08:22 PM   #13 
  - I am in I.T.  DiverDave   May-27-04 08:26 PM   #14 
  - I am so sorry to hear that, Dave. But it sounds like you're fighting  tom_paine   May-27-04 08:30 PM   #16 
  - If there's a no surfing policy...  JCCyC   May-28-04 09:13 AM   #50 
  - send me your resume  madinmaryland   May-27-04 08:57 PM   #20 
  - Did you have an employment contract?  AP   May-27-04 09:01 PM   #21 
  - Well I am sorry for that but that mail is just bad.  izzie   May-27-04 09:17 PM   #22 
  - Sorry, DiverDave  gulfcoastliberal   May-27-04 09:27 PM   #23 
  - fuck 'em man  rumguy   May-27-04 10:56 PM   #27 
  - Terrible. Just terrible. Was it the substance, or the fact that  TexasSissy   May-27-04 11:02 PM   #29 
  - What DU hate mail, I missed something?  bobbyboucher   May-27-04 11:13 PM   #30 
  - go to the DU front page and scroll down  Stephanie   May-27-04 11:23 PM   #32 
  - Thanks everybody,  DiverDave   May-27-04 11:18 PM   #31 
  - The fact that you gave your friend a DU article  Stephanie   May-27-04 11:30 PM   #35 
  - in that case...  uncle ray   May-28-04 12:36 AM   #36 
  - Never a good idea to have a client call in on your behalf. Handle on  anarchy1999   May-28-04 12:47 AM   #37 
     - I disagree  RapidCreek   May-28-04 02:45 AM   #42 
     - I disagree too.  Selwynn   May-28-04 09:26 AM   #53 
  - Tyranny strikes!  Buzzz   May-28-04 02:26 AM   #38 
  - Your boss can legally fire you..but the good news is  nothingshocksmeanymore   May-28-04 02:33 AM   #39 
  - Yes, but possible exceptions:  bigbillhaywood   May-28-04 03:00 AM   #43 
  - True..after reading the thread, that was not my impression of this  nothingshocksmeanymore   May-28-04 03:03 AM   #44 
     - oops...didn't catch that. he's a temp too. nt  bigbillhaywood   May-28-04 03:13 AM   #45 
  - That depends  lastliberalintexas   May-28-04 11:29 AM   #70 
  - I surf  phrenzy   May-28-04 04:06 AM   #46 
  - I work when they give me work and I ask around for something to do  bezdomny   May-28-04 04:54 AM   #47 
  - I told everything the way it happened  DiverDave   May-28-04 06:25 AM   #48 
  - I rooting for you DiverDave!!!! stay positive! n/t  Stockholm   May-28-04 09:28 AM   #54 
  - report them to the labor board  Cheswick   May-28-04 09:18 AM   #51 
  - Actually they can fire you for almost anything. They don't  bigbillhaywood   May-28-04 11:12 AM   #60 
  - If you printed that shit out and passed it out around my office I'd fire  Bandit   May-28-04 10:06 AM   #55 
  - Know your rights! FIRE? How about warned for a first offense!  Caliphoto   May-28-04 11:11 AM   #59 
  - Check post #60. US labor/employment law sucks  bigbillhaywood   May-28-04 11:21 AM   #68 
  - Theres one in every crowd  DiverDave   May-28-04 11:13 AM   #61 
     - Dave, what State are you in?  Caliphoto   May-28-04 11:18 AM   #64 
        - Okay, I just saw that you are a contract employee..  Caliphoto   May-28-04 11:21 AM   #67 
  - Good Luck.  Gothmog   May-28-04 11:17 AM   #63 
  - Join a UNION and never ever use the companies resources  nolabels   May-28-04 11:41 AM   #71 
 

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