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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Vegas employer fires 22 because Obama won election

Posted By on Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 5:03 PM

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Remember how we posted a few weeks about about the letter Westgate Resorts' David Siegel sent to his employees filled with thinly veiled threats to fire people if Obama was re-elected? Well, this Las Vegas businessman who called into his local radio station claims to have one-upped Siegel. Like Siegel, he also told his employees before the election that if Obama won, he'd take drastic measures:

“I explained to them a month ago that if Obama gets in office that the regulations for Obamacare are gonna hurt our business, and I’m gonna have to make provisions to make sure I have enough money to cover the payroll taxes, the additional health care I’m gonna have to do, and I explained that to them and I said you do what you feel like in your heart you need to do, but I’m just letting you know as a warning this is things I have to think of as a business owner.

“Well unfortunately, and most of my employees are Hispanic — I’m not gonna go into what kind of company I have, but I have mostly Hispanic employees — well unfortunately we know what happened and I can’t wait around anymore, I have to be proactive."

Then, when Obama won,  he punished them by firing 22 people immediately after the election. Listen to the interview with the radio station below.

Las Vegas businessman explains why he fired people after election

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