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April 24, 2000
Worker Running Dating Service from Office Sues over Wrongful Termination
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the category of how outrageous can your behavior be and still complain you're a victim, this lawsuit could be a winner. As reported by the Boston Globe, a graphic artist working for Bell Atlantic was fired because he ran a dating service while using the company's computers and telephones. Now the employee has filed a lawsuit charging that the company yesterday falsely claimed he was running a prostitution ring. The worker contends that the company "routinely" permitted employees to use company computers and telephones for their personal use, and that he "was merely operating a professional dating service".

All the tools at his disposal

Ironically enough, the employee's job was to help create ads for escort services in the yellow pages, which came in handy for his "dating service". According to the Globe his service used the same types of provocative language as found in the yellow pages, such as "classy models," "centerfolds," and the like for bachelor parties, and exotic dance-o'grams

Bell Atlantic is accused in the lawsuit for wrongful termination and defamation. Local 1302 of the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO, is also named in the suit for not fairly representing him in his grievance.

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