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Utah Business Owner Fires Two Liberal Employees To Cover Cost Of Obamacare…

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Sounds fair to me.

Via MSN News:

The head of a Utah forensics company says it’s only fair that two liberal employees were let go because liberal policies are costing his business.

A Utah business owner says he fired two employees in large part because they supported President Barack Obama.

“They were Obama supporters. We just knew they were,” Terry Lee, owner of Terry Lee Forensics, a Cedar City, Utah, digital forensics company, told The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday.

Lee first mentioned the firings in the comments section of another story in the Tribune about a Vernal, Utah, smoothie shop owner charging “liberals” a higher price than “conservatives” for drinks. That shop owner said “liberal programs” are costing his business more, so it’s only fair that left-leaning customers should pay more.

According to the Tribune, Lee showed his support for the tactic by writing:

“Love it. We had to let two employees go to cover new Obongocare [sic] costs and increased taxes. Found two Obongo supporters and gave them the news yesterday. They wanted the idiot in the Whitehouse [sic], they reap the benefits.”

The comment was later deleted by the author.

Lee did not return a telephone call from MSN News on Friday to expound on the comment.

Contacted by the Tribune Thursday, Lee said he picked the two employees in large part on the basis of their politics, according to the newspaper. But he added that there were other issues as well, which he didn’t detail, and said the two workers “were not top performers.”

He said that he didn’t think the firings were illegal. “Is your political affiliation protected?” he was quoted as saying. “I don’t believe it is, but I don’t know.”

Utah law says private employment in the state is generally “at will.” That means a private employer can fire a worker without cause and without notice.

 

(WZ)

by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 7:15 PM
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RLT2
by New Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 1:03 PM

What an asshat

Carpy
by Platinum Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 1:06 PM
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I hope Obama gets sued as well.

Quoting sweet-a-kins:

I hope he gets sued


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Carpy
by Platinum Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 1:08 PM
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You're sure of that, are ya?

Quoting mikiemom:

No worries, he will get his. I'm sure the two employees he fired were more qualified than any other on his payrole.

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Simmeringhearts
by on Jan. 21, 2013 at 1:11 PM
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Elections have consequences! LOL

JakeandEmmasMom
by Gold Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 1:19 PM
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Sour grapes.
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erika9009
by Silver Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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Quoting Mystres:

I have read about a lot of places doing this.


I do have a friend that owns a business that is just keeping his emp under the ObamaCare level.  He does have enough work to hire a few more, but the revenue generated would not out weigh his estimated ObamaCare costs.  So, we have 2-3 more unemployed (or underemployed) people around here.


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LucyMom08
by Silver Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 2:19 PM
What a jackass...
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sweet-a-kins
by Ruby Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 2:32 PM

 Good luck with that, so far...he's done pretty darn well in the courts (not to mention the elections ;-0  ...)

Quoting Carpy:

I hope Obama gets sued as well.

Quoting sweet-a-kins:

I hope he gets sued

 

 

sweet-a-kins
by Ruby Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 2:33 PM
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 BS

Quoting erika9009:

 

 

Quoting Mystres:

I have read about a lot of places doing this.

 

I do have a friend that owns a business that is just keeping his emp under the ObamaCare level.  He does have enough work to hire a few more, but the revenue generated would not out weigh his estimated ObamaCare costs.  So, we have 2-3 more unemployed (or underemployed) people around here.

 

 

broncfan
by Silver Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 2:38 PM
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No BS, we are at 48 employees, lost 3 in the last 6 months of 2012, they will not be replaced. Everyone else will have to pull up the slack. For every 30K employee we need to increase business by 120K to stay profitable . It would be more if we fell under Ocare.


Quoting sweet-a-kins:

 BS


Quoting erika9009:


 


 


Quoting Mystres:


I have read about a lot of places doing this.


 


I do have a friend that owns a business that is just keeping his emp under the ObamaCare level.  He does have enough work to hire a few more, but the revenue generated would not out weigh his estimated ObamaCare costs.  So, we have 2-3 more unemployed (or underemployed) people around here.


 


 


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