The Herald of Everett, Washington
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up | Manage  Green editions icon Green editions

Calendar


HeraldNet Headlines
HeraldNet Newsletter Delivered to your inbox each week.
Published: Monday, March 3, 2014, 1:26 p.m.

Daughter’s Facebook post costs father $80,000

MIAMI — A Florida teenager’s Facebook post has cost her father an $80,000 legal settlement.
The Miami Herald reports that father had sued Miami’s Gulliver Preparatory School for age discrimination after he lost his job as headmaster.
The school agreed to settle the case with Patrick Snay for $80,000. The agreement included a stipulation that Snay and his wife not disclose settlement details with anyone.
The Snays’ daughter, a recent graduate of the school, posted to her 1,200 Facebook friends that the money would pay for a family vacation to Europe.
“Mama and Papa Snay won the case the case against Gulliver,” she wrote. “Gulliver is now officially paying for my vacation to Europe this summer.”
A judge invalidated the settlement last week and said the post violated the confidentiality agreement.

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

loading...