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City employee fired after watching porn on the job for 39 hours over two weeks
City employee fired after watching porn on the job for 39 hours over two weeks

Baltimore City officials estimate the 39 hours an employee spent watching pornography on the job during a two-week period equated to about $1,166 in salary. They fired him in January after monitoring and documenting the employee's porn viewing. The maintenance supervisor with the Department of Public Works — who city officials did not identify, citing personnel confidentiality — was bringing a pornography DVD to work and watching it at his computer, according to a report released last week by the Office of the Inspector General. The employee was suspended without pay in September and fired January 20 after a termination appeal. Inspector General Rob Pearre Jr. said the...

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