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Old 01-31-05, 02:44 PM   #1
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Newz of da Wierd: prostitution or no unemployment benes

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'If you don't take a job as a prostitute, we can stop your benefits'
By Clare Chapman

A 25-year-old waitress who turned down a job providing "sexual services'' at a brothel in Berlin faces possible cuts to her unemployment benefit under laws introduced this year.

Prostitution was legalised in Germany just over two years ago and brothel owners – who must pay tax and employee health insurance – were granted access to official databases of jobseekers.
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holy crapazoid!
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Old 01-31-05, 03:06 PM   #2
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Speechless!!!!
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Old 01-31-05, 10:14 PM   #4
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Sounds pretty fishy to me.....

http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/brothel.asp
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Old 01-31-05, 10:36 PM   #5
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Snopes.com are such party-poopers.
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having been to Germany, and having experienced bureaucracy
(not necessarily Greman) I can believe it.
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No way. The press never get their info wrong!
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Sounds like case for a sub-section of the law. heh.
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