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Old 22.12.2012, 19:39
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Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

http://gawker.com/5970655/iowa-supre...bly-attractive
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Old 22.12.2012, 19:42
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

No worries for you then
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Old 22.12.2012, 19:43
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

I escaped Iowa after being born and raised, joined the military and grew up and have never looked back... wow... they are some hardcore and dense peeps

when visiting family ... just 10 minutes in the airport or at Target... and I don't see why the SC would need to rule on this... every one is as big as a house
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Old 22.12.2012, 19:44
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

Proof that Swiss employment laws are decades ahead of America
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i will cry myself to sleep (again) tonight. i hope you're proud of yourself, slaphead!
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Old 22.12.2012, 20:29
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

Any totty fired for being a game bird, in Iowa, should sue city officials.
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Old 22.12.2012, 20:38
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

I think it is rather tasteless to make fun about this.

During my life, I often had problems with my irresistible looks and have lost my job more than once because of that. For years now, I have to make myself look less attractive than I really am in order to do my work and keep my job.




I think I should better never have become a priest...
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

As of this second we are looking for a secretary in our office
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:00
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If I lived in Iowa, I'd have a job for life.
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:09
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

Iowa.

Women.

Hmmm.

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Old 22.12.2012, 21:14
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

Uh oh, Musichick. The female posters fear for you.
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:17
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

I have just booked a flight to Des Moines.
I am going to visit this place:
http://www.iowaworkforce.org/
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:19
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

Headline should have read "male employers can fire female employees". I doubt the judges would have seen it in the same light if the gender roles had been reversed. More likely to have awarded damages to the man for having such an "irresistibly attractive" employer that he came on to her and she fired him for trying it on.
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:25
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

It's always the woman's fault, always..
..has been ever since Eve offered a bite of her apple.
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:29
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..has been ever since Eve offered a bite of her apple.
That's a story they invented for men to not to have to take responsability of their own actions.

Some places, they use a burqa.
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:31
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

What a backward state, you have a case submitted where a guy is claiming he gets hard ons looking at his hot staff and how do you judge it? You recuit a full male jury who probably also all hard hard ons so they were easily cnvinced that the claim was correct.

I guess there are no female jury members in Iowa
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:33
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

I can understand not wanting women to show too much cleavage or really short skirts in the workplace, but I certainly don't think it's right to discriminate against women that are just naturally attractive.
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:37
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

Chances are she turned him down from going to bed so he sacked her
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Old 22.12.2012, 21:43
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Re: Look too hot? YOU'RE FIRED!

As often in these cases, lazy reporting and ignorance of legal procedures gives misleading headlines and conclusions.

They worked together for ten years, worked late together in the office, texted each other about their personal lives, including mild flirtation. The man's wife was suspicious and uncomfortable.

The legal case to answer was whether he had fired her for being a woman and - based on legal precedent, they said

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She was fired because of the nature of their relationship and the threat it posed to the family over many years, not because she was a woman, and not because she was too sexy.

Not saying that I agree or disagree, but it's more complex than reported in my opinion
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What a backward state, you have a case submitted where a guy is claiming he gets hard ons looking at his hot staff and how do you judge it? You recuit a full male jury who probably also all hard hard ons so they were easily cnvinced that the claim was correct.

I guess there are no female jury members in Iowa
Iowa may be a backward state, but here in Switzerland anybody can be sacked at will, no justification has to be given. Isn't it even more backward?
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