Man Fired For WHO He Married.

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They absolutely do if you take a job that you know carries with it the burden of representing your employer; business, school, municipality.


And I agree with you, if there is a contract signed on a code of conduct, but it can never legally include someone who is not an employee, (The wife).

How is it laid out? It would have to be very vague. There is probably a quote saying the employee agrees not to embarrass the city through his actions or associations, period.
How do you do that? How do you embarrass an entity? Its the elected City officials trying to do damage control to put them in a good position for a future election.

This woman is in a legal occupation!! Just because the City Council feels uncomfortable about that, so what? Because they have hurt or uncomfortable feelings about what her profession is so what? She is not their employee!!

Im sure a PETA member would find it offensive if a butcher was married to a staff member, too bad, so sad, grow up and get over it.

The employee did nothing wrong.
 

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Don't you all love the internet???!!! We're all experts with strong opinions on an issue that doesn't affect us, in a town likely none of us have been to, with probably 25% of the facts!!:soapbox:

Ahhh being bored on a Friday night...:)
 

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Neither federal labr law nor Florida labor law recognize a spouse's choice of employment as a protected characteristic.

The fellow received 6 months pay as a severance...which is generous. I've seen employees end up with less after winning a wrongful termination lawsuit, and he's getting a whole lot more than folks typically get when they are laid off.

The wife makes her living by getting attention...and she's getting plenty more of it now ;)

Bizarre as it is, its a legal termination. Cold comfort to the couple, but they are a lot better off than most folks that lose their job with less forseen circumstances.

This is a tough time for anyone to be out of work; I do feel for them and hope something works out for them soon.
 

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Neither federal labr law nor Florida labor law recognize a spouse's choice of employment as a protected characteristic.

The fellow received 6 months pay as a severance...which is generous. I've seen employees end up with less after winning a wrongful termination lawsuit, and he's getting a whole lot more than folks typically get when they are laid off.

The wife makes her living by getting attention...and she's getting plenty more of it now ;)

Bizarre as it is, its a legal termination. Cold comfort to the couple, but they are a lot better off than most folks that lose their job with less forseen circumstances.

This is a tough time for anyone to be out of work; I do feel for them and hope something works out for them soon.


Complete change of subject, sorry OP.

Im sure the wife will have little difficulty earning some extra cash to help them out, take an extra shift or two.(note the vowel is an I folks, so get your mind outta the gutter..

Seriously though, how can you be married to someone in that profession? I know it acting, I know its only the sex act, but mancome on

Can you imagine the dinner table conversation after work?

How was work today Hun?

A the usual, you know, a little bit of anal work this morning, but then we got onto some standard S&M stuff, it was OK. Oh and then Bob, you remember Bob? That little prick of a director? He insisted on me blowing four guys for a scene he missed and had to be done today!! I swear hes an idiot!! Oh thanks Sweetie but just a half portion tonight, Im just not that hungry.

How can you be intimate with someone who does it as a profession?
 

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Seriously though, how can you be married to someone in that profession? I know it acting, I know its only the sex act, but mancome on

How can you be intimate with someone who does it as a profession?

I can pretty much say I'm in love with her. I've never met anyone like her. She's an amazing person. Very strong-willed, outgoing person and her attitude is amazing. She's very articulate, smart and cunning.

"Her business savvy is amazing. For a girl to go through the career she's done, and to be where she is in life and how much money she's made, and to become the icon she's become, you have to be intelligent to do that." -Tito Ortiz, on the career of girlfriend and mother of his twins, porn-star Jenna Jameson.


I dunno, man, I'm with you, but it's apparently okay with some people.....



 

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It could be seen as a win-win. Man gets a 6 month vacation, wife gets publicity in a saturated industry, and the town gets Bible Belt cred.

I'm sure there was a ton of drama leading up to the marriage, and that it was discussed prior to the termination of the Town Manager, with the conservative point of view in mind.

I don't think it's right. I think we should all be able to marry whomever we choose, but I do see the point that some professions, image can be everything.
 

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EXACTLY! He's a POLITICIAN, you're old enough to know that 90% of politicians are unrepentant whores, marrying someone who gets paid to have sex is just pushing the envelope a little...
Yeah, he makes the other whores (politicians) look bad

Actually, it sounds a little like he makes the other politicians look dishonest by comparison...
 

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The fellow received 6 months pay as a severance...which is generous. I've seen employees end up with less after winning a wrongful termination lawsuit, and he's getting a whole lot more than folks typically get when they are laid off.

The wife makes her living by getting attention...and she's getting plenty more of it now ;)

Yep, I suspect that any monetary loss this couple experiences as a result of his termination will be more than made up from through her additional publicity. Gotta love it.
 
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