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Why has this taken more than a year to be heard in court??
why is it being heard in court in the first place? if it was an unfair labor practice, it should have been taken to the NRLB. otherwise, sure smells like Ludeman has claimed, and which is political history in staffing in this country, you are employed at will, fired at lack of will, and the protocol is to say, "Gee, thanks for the opportunity, wonderful time doing important services" so the door glides closed softly behind you.
Let's see, Brodkorb's boss voluntarily leaves her leadership position in which she hired Brodkorb to be her Communications Director. So now the new leader is supposed to automatically keep Brodkorb on becuase??? Because he is communcations director for life??? This is the high point of GOP hypocrisy: they are all rugged individualists, earning there way in life, giving no freebies and taking no freebies, adverse to trial lawyers and frivolous lawsuits until they aren't. And in Brodkorb's case it was a pretty quick trip to "aren't".
This case will be dismissed via summary judgment by the end of the year. Meanwhile the defense costs have gone through the capitol dome---they likely will exceed a half million by the end.. The case should have been settled before it started----the GOP should have given Brodkorb a modest severance package of 3 or months salary plus an agreement not to contest his claim for unemployment compensation. End of case & end of story. But the GOP was broke when this story broke and so was unable to act as it should. Bad legal advice; terrible financial planning by GOP brass; and "at the end of the day" a sad result for Brodkorp.
Pay it, gag it, get rid of it. They could have gotten rid of this for 50 grand, instead of wasting over 200 grand on legal fees.
Brodkorb should hide his head in the sand, he should be ashamed of himself for carrying on as he did. And now he wants to get paid for it.
He cheated on his wife with his boss and got fired for it, and now he wants a payout? Good luck, buddy.
This case will get dismissed. Before it does, let's hear the "Do as I say, not as I do" Republicans try to lie themselves out of this one! Remember, these are the same people who are trying to protect the sanctity of marriage!
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