Miss Piggy, By Brian37

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Miss Piggy, By Brian37

A sign has gone up
At a grocery store
That of named
Wegmans

Call it Krogers
Or Food Lion
Stumped still
I am of it's logic

The sign says
That there are now
Special lines
For Muslim employees

If you have pork
Or alcohol
Please avoid
This employees line

But logic fails me
Because countless times
I pick up an item
And put it back

So if one arrives
Without pork or booze
How does this woman
Know they haven't touched it?

They'll hand her cash
Or a credit card
After touching
Those items

Our species eats meat
And always has
All sorts
All kinds

In reading Penn's book
"God No"
It was nice to know
A former Jew got it

After meeting Penn
They went out to eat
And the former Jew
Ate a bacon cheeseburger

Our species was around
Long before our current labels
No silly laws
Stop evolution
(end)

I just read a post on another website about a new politically correct rule going up at Wegmans super market.

HOW THE HELL do you enforce that? I touch all sorts of shit and put it back before I get to the line. Not to mention that our species has always eaten meat.

AND there was a case where a radio station was sued because of the death of a woman who participated in a radio contest "who could drink the most water"


http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16614865/ns/us_news-life/t/woman-dies-after-water-drinking-contest/

ANYTHING can kill you, but it doesn't mean it will by itself. IN ANY CASE I call "BULLSHIT" on this and the worst part is she isn't even touching the direct meat, but the package.

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 Well the Americans with

 Well the Americans with disabilities act requires that employers attempt to reasonably accommodate disabled employees. Being muslim is a pretty severe mental disability, so it sounds like Wegman's is simply trying to head off the lawsuit. This is what happens when you make it illegal for an employer to discriminate. 

It was morality that burned the books of the ancient sages, and morality that halted the free inquiry of the Golden Age and substituted for it the credulous imbecility of the Age of Faith. It was a fixed moral code and a fixed theology which robbed the human race of a thousand years by wasting them upon alchemy, heretic-burning, witchcraft and sacerdotalism.-H.L. Mencken


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If I was the employer I

If I was the employer I would accommodate her needs by supplying her with an unlimited supply of disposable latex surgical gloves.  Don't tell me that's against your religion too bitch. 

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Beyond Saving wrote: Well

Beyond Saving wrote:

 Well the Americans with disabilities act requires that employers attempt to reasonably accommodate disabled employees. Being muslim is a pretty severe mental disability, so it sounds like Wegman's is simply trying to head off the lawsuit. This is what happens when you make it illegal for an employer to discriminate. 

Yea because separate bathrooms and separate schools were sooo fucking peachy.

Sorry that a black guy is in the white house. And is sucks that he is a secret Mussie too.

 

 

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Brian37 wrote:Beyond Saving

Brian37 wrote:

Beyond Saving wrote:

 Well the Americans with disabilities act requires that employers attempt to reasonably accommodate disabled employees. Being muslim is a pretty severe mental disability, so it sounds like Wegman's is simply trying to head off the lawsuit. This is what happens when you make it illegal for an employer to discriminate. 

Yea because separate bathrooms and separate schools were sooo fucking peachy.

Sorry that a black guy is in the white house. And is sucks that he is a secret Mussie too.

Lol, you imply that I'm the racist when you are the one bitching about a company making a voluntary accommodation for an employee? WTF?

 

As far as I'm concerned, Wegman's can do what they want, apparently they think this employee is worth making the effort for. Or they are afraid of being sued, which would be sad. I hope they are doing it voluntarily and not out of fear of a lawsuit. I was just joking about the lawsuit, I don't think she would have any legal protection if they fired her. So I wish them the best of luck, I hope she turns out to be a profitable employee for them. 

 

It is precisely these kinds of voluntary private agreements that should happen. If government hadn't imposed Jim Crow laws and enforced public segregation the black population probably would have experienced a much shorter and less violent integration into the paid workforce through voluntary contracts. Agreements through voluntary trade are always substantially superior to government coercion. 

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Beyond Saving wrote:Brian37

Beyond Saving wrote:

Brian37 wrote:

Beyond Saving wrote:

 Well the Americans with disabilities act requires that employers attempt to reasonably accommodate disabled employees. Being muslim is a pretty severe mental disability, so it sounds like Wegman's is simply trying to head off the lawsuit. This is what happens when you make it illegal for an employer to discriminate. 

Yea because separate bathrooms and separate schools were sooo fucking peachy.

Sorry that a black guy is in the white house. And is sucks that he is a secret Mussie too.

Lol, you imply that I'm the racist when you are the one bitching about a company making a voluntary accommodation for an employee? WTF?

 

As far as I'm concerned, Wegman's can do what they want, apparently they think this employee is worth making the effort for. Or they are afraid of being sued, which would be sad. I hope they are doing it voluntarily and not out of fear of a lawsuit. I was just joking about the lawsuit, I don't think she would have any legal protection if they fired her. So I wish them the best of luck, I hope she turns out to be a profitable employee for them. 

 

It is precisely these kinds of voluntary private agreements that should happen. If government hadn't imposed Jim Crow laws and enforced public segregation the black population probably would have experienced a much shorter and less violent integration into the paid workforce through voluntary contracts. Agreements through voluntary trade are always substantially superior to government coercion. 

No I do NOT think you are a racist, I simply think you far too often on some issues get stuck in either or all or nothing choices.

In her case outside of law, it bothers me because it is a silly superstition., From a law perspective as long as this does not prevent the store from running efficiently, then yea, they should accommodate her. BUT I also see that possibly becoming a problem.

The general LAW is that you cannot discriminate based on race or religion, WE DO need those laws, Just because she has a stupid superstition does not mean someone should be able to deny her a job, even if they should have the right to fire ANYONE that cannot do their job, FOR WHATEVER REASON.

 

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