Friday, March 10, 2006

Woman sues for alleged firing over talk show bumper sticker

A San Diego County woman is suing her former employer, accusing her manager of firing her on the spot when she saw the woman's car had a bumper sticker advertising a progressive talk radio station.

The suit also alleges that, after seeing the sticker, the employer commented that the woman could be a member of al-Qaida. In a civil suit filed at the county courthouse in Vista, Linda Laroca is targeting both her former manager, Beverly Fath, and the company she briefly worked for last year, Advantage Sales and Marketing, Inc. Neither Laroca nor the defendants could be reached for comment Wednesday. Laroca's attorney declined comment. [Read more]

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