Starbucks sued for firing a dwarf

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  1. Mr. Sinister

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    Good for her, but it's a bit of a silly reason to fire her.
     
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    :confused:  I had no idea dwarfs were dangerous........

    I wonder what Starbucks thinks of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.........
     
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    in coffee lingo, would that make her a venti?
     
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    Damn, I was going to say that!
     
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    This thread would have been better if "out of a cannon" was added to the title.
     
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    Guess Starbucks just wasn't seeing the bigger picture about the whole situation.
     
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    Sounds like he got the short end of the stick.

    Chuck
     
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    Queequeg unavailable for comment.
     
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    Well, at least things seem to be looking up for her now.
     
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    She got the short end of the stick.. Just a tiny little joke there..
     
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    They both have a case but come on, what Starbucks did was logical. For them to accomidate ONE dwarf they would have to restructure the entire barrista area. THAT IS A HELLO OF A LOT OF MONEY TO SPEND ON ONE DWARF.

    They were morons for hiring her in the first place. She did not meet the requirements. And looking over the counter SHOULD be a minimal requirement.
     
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    I have a feeling her lawsuit will come up short.

    This one's too easy...
     
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    Quoting a movie,

    "You can't be *****, there's a hight requirement!"
     
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    Someone's gonna be short changed in this suit, I tell ya what.
     
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    This is BS. I got served by a deaf lady once. All I had to do was make eye-contact with her and slow down my words. Took my time and I got a nice apple juice.
     
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    But... Did you ORDER an apple juice? Or is that just what she decided to give you?
     
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    Or, you know. They could have made what are called "reasonable adjustments" in HR lingo. Which in this case would be a small stepladder or something.
     
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    It remains to be seen how tall an order this lawsuit's going to be.
     

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