Five weirdest stories of job hate
Number 2: "Joseph Kern: Is he a schmuck for back-wages lawsuit against restaurant he allegedly robbed?"
This incident is a variation on the theme that dominated our fourth pick, above. But then it goes off into an inspired improvisation.
Joseph Kern worked for CP Burger in Aspen -- but this last October, he was caught on camera stealing around $2,000 from the company safe. He was subsequently charged with assorted crimes, but he denied wrongdoing, insisting that he didn't realize he'd been sacked at the time he let his fingers do the walking, and as an employee, he had access to the safe.
As for why he took the money, he insisted that CP's owners owed even more than what he took but hadn't ponied up. To that end, he later filed a lawsuit against them in small-claims court for just over $5,200.
Balls? Big ones....
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