NEW YORK (AP) - New York City doorman Richie Randazzo had said
he wouldn't quit his day job after winning a $5 million lottery,
and he didn't. He got fired.
A spokesman for the union representing apartment building
workers says Randazzo notified the union's grievance center on
Tuesday that he had been shown the door.
The exclusive Park Avenue apartment building where Randazzo
worked is run by building management company Brown Harris Stevens.
The company did not immediately return a call.
Randazzo made $40,000 a year as a doorman. He began taking in
another $65,000 every three months after hitting the jackpot May 2.
Randozzo's father says his son got a letter that did not specify
the reason for his discharge. He declined to give his name and said
his son was not home.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.