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DoctorMyEyes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-15-05 10:52 AM
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144. I would have fired you too
You have no case for suing the employer,and I don't know what the people here advising you that you do are thinking. The ACLU? Please!

If you can't separate your professional duty from your personal beliefs you should say so - up front - to your employer. When you found out what the gig was you should have told your employer that you weren't comfortable with it and would like to take a pass on this job.

It would be one thing if you were some kind of undercover activist with the full expectation of getting kicked out if you were discovered. But, you weren't. You were an "activist of opportunity", plotting to disrupt their event while accepting their money.

As much as you (or I) might find the material offensive - it was theirs. It was their right to preach to their own choir without having someone on their own payroll disrupt it. You weren't doing what you were paid to do.

And another thing - I find all of the cheerleaders in the original thread who encouraged you and offered suggestions to be very immature, and not at all helpful. Any thinking person who cared on wit about your job or your well-being would have pointed out to you that you were wrong instead of encouraging this "workplace fantasy".
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