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Rival Hires Guy Fired Over Packers Tie

Chicago car salesman John Stone not out of work for long
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 27, 2011 5:32 AM CST
Rival Hires Guy Fired for Wearing Packers Tie
"I didn't know all this publicity was going to come with this," Stone said. "But you know what? It lets me know who has my back."   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Score one for a worker's right to choose his own tie: a Chicago car salesman fired for wearing a Green Bay Packers tie to work has a new job at a rival Chevrolet dealership. John Stone says his former boss offered him his old job back after his firing made the news, but he declined, the AP reports. Stone's new employer says he's already received phone calls from Packers fans who want to buy a car from its new hire.
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