Waterstone's confirms blogger dismissal

<p>Waterstone's has confirmed that Joe Gordon, bookseller at its Edinburgh East End branch, has been dismissed following comments made on his satirical online blog Woolamaloo Gazette (www.woolamaloo.org.uk).

Gordon claimed that he was suspended on pay before Christmas, and was subsequently dismissed following a disciplinary hearing last week for gross misconduct. He stated: "Basically Waterstone's took exception to the occassional mention of work life on my blog, the Woolamaloo Gazette. I was given no formal warning, it went directly to a disciplinary which led to me being fired, despite t...

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