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Man Kills Boss, Co-Worker, Himself in Shooting Spree

Was the step-grandfather of Buffalo Bills' CJ Spiller

(Newser) - A Florida man went on a shooting spree at his former workplace today, killing two, injuring two others, and finally killing himself, CNN reports . According to local authorities, Hubert Allen Jr., 72—the step-grandfather of Buffalo Bills running back CJ Spiller—fatally shot his former boss, Marvin Pritchett, 80, and... More »

Borders Staff List Ways We Drove 'Em Crazy

Workers displayed 'Things We Never Told You' before shutdown

(Newser) - Ah, the joys of customer service. Before Borders went belly up, employees displayed a list of grievances with us ... the customers. Entertainment Weekly's Shelf Life blog lists the bullet-pointed "Ode to a Bookstore Death":
  • "It confused us when we were asked where the non-fiction section is."
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Restaurant Workers Sue Mario Batali Over Pay

Lawsuit claims management withheld tips

(Newser) - Celebrity chef Mario Batali faces a lawsuit from 27 employees of his renowned Del Posto restaurant in New York City, the Wall Street Journal reports. The staff claims that tip money and extra income from banquets were never paid. Specifically, the suit claims that Del Posto improperly pooled workers' tips... More »

9 Dead as Worker Storms Conn. Beer Distributor

'Disciplinary problem' Omar Thornton had been asked to resign

(Newser) - A man opened fire in a Connecticut beer distributor this morning, killing at least nine people, including himself, according to the Hartford Courant . Omar Thornton, 34, was an employee who had been asked to resign because he was a "disciplinary problem," a union official said. Other people were... More »

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