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TGI Friday’s manager fired because of vote for Obama: lawsuit

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    A black manager at a Long Island T.G.I. Friday’s alleges that a racist boss warned him in 2008 not to vote for Barack Obama — and fired him after he did. In a federal discrimination lawsuit, Michael Verzillo says regional manager Tanya Edwards, who is white, asked him in September 2008 whom he’d for. When he replied that he might vote for Obama, Edwards, 50, said the Bible…

Man Sues TGIFriday’s For Firing Him For Voting For Obama | News One

Man Sues TGIFriday’s For Firing Him For Voting For Obama | News One

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    A New York man is suing TGIFriday’s for firing him after he told his boss he voted for Barack Obama in 2008. Michael Verzillo, who is Black, claims his white boss, regional manager Tanya Edwards, launched a campaign against him after he revealed his vote and then fired him. via Man Sues TGIFriday’s For Firing Him For Voting For Obama | News One.