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Fed-up butt of fat ‘jokes’ sues boss
New York Post ^ | November 27, 2011 | KATHIANNE BONIELLO

Posted on 11/28/2011 7:29:19 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

Even in such a thin economy, he could no longer stomach the fat “jokes.”

Thomas Hunt, 48, claims his manager at a Raymour & Flanigan furniture store in Queens was so fixated on Hunt’s weight that she ordered him to establish a “fat club,” recruit members and act as its president.

The exec, Marlene Albarano, relentlessly ribbed Hunt about his extra poundage, a Brooklyn Supreme Court lawsuit claims — even denying him a promotion solely because of his appearance and once ordering him to walk around the building for 30 minutes on his lunch break, according to court papers.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: fat; lawsuit; overweight
I hope she didn't tell him that she "broke the glass ceiling."
1 posted on 11/28/2011 7:29:23 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

His brother Mike will file a friend of the court brief as well. *rimshot*


2 posted on 11/28/2011 7:32:50 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Good for him. There’s no excuse for this treatment by a manager. Hope he ends up owning the store.


3 posted on 11/28/2011 7:34:20 AM PST by Fast Moving Angel (If he has nothing to hide, why is he spending so much $$$ hiding it?)
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To: jiggyboy

His brother Mike will file a friend of the court brief as well. *rimshot*

Have you seen him lately?


4 posted on 11/28/2011 7:35:34 AM PST by jessduntno ("They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong." - RR)
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To: jessduntno

We could page him...


5 posted on 11/28/2011 7:38:39 AM PST by null and void (This is day 1042 of America's ObamaVacation from reality.)
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To: jessduntno
Have you seen him lately?

He was hanging out with his friend, Kay. So if you see Kay, tell me.

6 posted on 11/28/2011 7:39:17 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: dfwgator

“...if you see Kay...”
Ha ha, haven’t heard that one in awhile.


7 posted on 11/28/2011 7:43:26 AM PST by duckman (Herman 2012 Zero's worst night mare.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Wow....reverse the genders. Gloria Alred would be having a press conference now and suing for $100M. Don’t talk to me about double standards in this society. They defintely exist and they are all against white males.


8 posted on 11/28/2011 7:45:57 AM PST by thepatriot1 (...brought to you courtesy of the Red, White and Blue)
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To: duckman

Mike and Kay?????

I don’t get it. What do they have to do with Fat Boy?


9 posted on 11/28/2011 7:47:11 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I think the manager is a jerk and I would never work for such a creep.

So why does/did this employee stay?

In our society we sue for everything. This is not the business of the state and I see no reason for this to be a court case.

In my state (NC) you can fire an employee for any reason or for that matter you can fire them for no reason at all (so long as it is not based on race, religion etc. which are protected by federal law).

Makes more sense to me.


10 posted on 11/28/2011 7:47:28 AM PST by NeilGus
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To: ConservativeStatement

His problem first started because he was NEVER ‘fed-up’.


11 posted on 11/28/2011 7:48:31 AM PST by RetSignman (It's Fall...the "Goebbles Warmers" are packing their bags , migrating for their winter caves.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

If the tables had been turned, the male exec would have been fired and the ‘victem’ would be a partner in the company within minutes.

I hope the owners of this company go bankrupt as a result of this female’s actions. I would also see personmal lawsuites against any senior execs who witnessed this behavior and took no action. Go after their houses,cars, and 401k’s. The courtroom should be packed with people ‘of size’. I would depose every overweight female working at the company. If none of them have received the same treatment he can also sue for discimination based on his gender.

The double standards of political correctness must end. The more males are forced to put up with this behavior without recourse, the more they will become uncaring about others who have been mistreated.


12 posted on 11/28/2011 7:48:38 AM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: ConservativeStatement

Pictures?


13 posted on 11/28/2011 8:02:52 AM PST by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering, hate-filled lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: maine yankee
I hope the owners of this company go bankrupt as a result of this female’s actions. I would also see personmal lawsuites against any senior execs who witnessed this behavior and took no action. Go after their houses,cars, and 401k’s. The courtroom should be packed with people ‘of size’. I would depose every overweight female working at the company. If none of them have received the same treatment he can also sue for discimination based on his gender.

You must be fat ;-)

14 posted on 11/28/2011 8:06:44 AM PST by glorgau
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To: ConservativeStatement
Mooch and all her liberal friends would be proud of Marlene Albarano!

Obviously she knows what's best for her obese employee and must see that he overcomes his weight issue at her guidance.

15 posted on 11/28/2011 8:16:06 AM PST by TexasCajun (Fast & Furious , Solyndra & Light Squared would be enough to impeach any White President !!)
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To: maine yankee
Don't look now but here comes Moochelle Obamah !!

She wants to know what you have in your refrigerator.

And starting next year, you can only purchase Moochelle Obamah approved products from your local Moochelle Market. ...and in Moochelle approved quantities.

Periodic, unannounced inspections of your home will ensure compliance.

16 posted on 11/28/2011 8:23:44 AM PST by TexasCajun (Fast & Furious , Solyndra & Light Squared would be enough to impeach any White President !!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

she is disgusting and women bosses can be a real bitch, they have something to prove...


17 posted on 11/28/2011 8:51:18 AM PST by goat granny
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To: ConservativeStatement

I think I know this guy. He’s so fat when he steps on the scale it says ouch. He’s so fat he thinks Chris Christie is anorexic. He’s so fat when he wears yellow school kids try to board him.


18 posted on 11/28/2011 8:53:20 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Nancy Pelosi - The #1 reason why we need a Constitutional amendment for Congressional drug testing.)
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To: goat granny

That and the NEED to control someone. Mother Marlene the witch - don’t touch that cookie, big boy.


19 posted on 11/28/2011 8:59:09 AM PST by presently no screen name (If it's not in God's Word, don't pass it off as truth! That's satan's job)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

You forgot, “He’s so fat, when you stick him with a fork, he leaks gravy”.


20 posted on 11/28/2011 9:01:37 AM PST by GoldenPup
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To: NeilGus

From what I got from the article, it sounded like he was fired last February. It didn’t say why. I have the feeling that this lawsuit is a result of him not finding another job since then. I have to ask... in NC, you can be fired for pregnancy or a medical condition?


21 posted on 11/28/2011 9:12:45 AM PST by momtothree
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To: GoldenPup

LOL


22 posted on 11/28/2011 10:02:38 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Nancy Pelosi - The #1 reason why we need a Constitutional amendment for Congressional drug testing.)
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To: NeilGus

<So why does/did this employee stay?

Perhaps because in this economy he knew he couldn’t find another job? If he walked, there’s no unemployment, no nothing, just the hope that he can find another job.

I’m all for walking way; no one’s holding a gun to your head. However, I won’t blame people for staying at bad jobs because they need to keep a roof over their heads.


23 posted on 11/28/2011 10:42:38 AM PST by radiohead (Buy ammo, store food, pray for the Republic.)
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To: dfwgator

I think they may both be with their buddy Hugh. Hugh Jardon.


24 posted on 11/28/2011 10:53:19 AM PST by j_tull (I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
I dunno. I've always been told fat people had a good sense of humor?


25 posted on 11/28/2011 11:01:15 AM PST by Daffynition ( **Socialism, in general, has a record of failure so blatant that only an effete could ignore it**)
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To: ConservativeStatement

She’s an amoral pig. Hope he walks away with a lot of money. The bi8ch.


26 posted on 11/28/2011 12:34:51 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: GoldenPup

he has to iron his pants in the driveway.


27 posted on 11/28/2011 1:09:04 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: j_tull; jiggyboy; dfwgator

Last winter the big daily paper in the state where I grew up (yes the state is so small there is only one “big” daily paper) ran a front page photo of a guy and his daughter’s boyfriend digging a car out of a big snowbank after a blizzard.

The photographer got their names for the caption. The older guy’s name was something like Jim Nelson but the young guy, barely in his 20s but already properly loathing the press, gave his name as Heywood Jablome.

Made the whole nasty winter worthwhile.


28 posted on 11/28/2011 1:35:43 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

After sex he smokes a ham.


29 posted on 11/28/2011 7:29:10 PM PST by SirLurkedalot (I'm toning it down as much as I can.)
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