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VelmaD Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-03-03 12:49 PM
Response to Reply #15
23. Still have to disagree...
Edited on Fri Oct-03-03 12:50 PM by VelmaD
if she was qualified for the job and you did not hire her (the shift doesn't matter) just because she was a woman then you discriminated.

If she wasn't qualified that's one thing, but you never stated that she wasn't. Only that she was small. And that you were concerned for her safety. Well, as a grown woman she should have been consulted and allowed to make that decision for herself. Instead you made the decision for her, you decided you knew what was best for her. That's what I consider to have been patronizing.

I think we're gonna have to agree to disagree on this one because I don't think you're going to change your mine. You've got something invested since you made the decision and want to feel like you did the right thing.
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  -Am I a bad Democrat? WillBowden  Oct-03-03 12:22 PM   #0 
  - Well, you did discriminate.  soupkitchen   Oct-03-03 12:24 PM   #1 
  - Discriminate...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #5 
     - You're saying because she's a small woman she can't defend herself  soupkitchen   Oct-03-03 12:35 PM   #13 
  - if you hired her...  displacedtexan   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #2 
  - I would have informed her of the working conditions  TXlib   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #3 
  - Yours is the best point...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:36 PM   #14 
  - You did the right thing  kstewart33   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #4 
  - Yes, you're bad  faygokid   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #6 
  - Laws on the books...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:32 PM   #10 
     - Yeah...there are laws on the books...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 12:33 PM   #11 
     - Velma...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:40 PM   #15 
        - Still have to disagree...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 12:49 PM   #23 
           - My decision...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:53 PM   #27 
              - OK, I'm sorry...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 12:56 PM   #28 
                 - Yes, I did...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:00 PM   #32 
                    - Ok, I was wrong...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 01:05 PM   #35 
                       - A good and very valid point!  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:10 PM   #36 
                          - You're welcome.  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 01:17 PM   #40 
                             - HAHAHAHA...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:18 PM   #41 
     - Glad you're her protector  faygokid   Oct-03-03 12:47 PM   #20 
        - Why did I ask?  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:57 PM   #29 
           - My apologies, then  faygokid   Oct-03-03 01:00 PM   #31 
              - No apologies needed!  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:01 PM   #33 
  - Yes. Go to your room.  trof   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #7 
  - Sorry...but yes  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 12:29 PM   #8 
  - If the applicant was a man...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:35 PM   #12 
  - I agree with the combination  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 12:31 PM   #9 
  - you were right  JitterbugPerfume   Oct-03-03 12:43 PM   #17 
  - How?  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 12:47 PM   #21 
     - NO NO NO...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:50 PM   #24 
        - See post #25  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 12:52 PM   #26 
  - Once more, with feeling...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:47 PM   #19 
     - Whether you do or not is not my problem, this is  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 12:51 PM   #25 
        - What does it matter?  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:05 PM   #34 
           - It does matter  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 01:13 PM   #37 
              - No, I did not.  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:17 PM   #39 
                 - Well is that different  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 01:25 PM   #42 
                    - A young woman vs a man...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:28 PM   #43 
                       - Just make sure...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 01:30 PM   #44 
                          - Actually, you guys helped me in a different way, too!  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:33 PM   #45 
  - Concern does not equal discrimination...  LanternWaste   Oct-03-03 12:43 PM   #16 
  - That's the excuse about blacks  faygokid   Oct-03-03 12:58 PM   #30 
     - Intent determines discrimination v. concern in this case  LanternWaste   Oct-03-03 01:16 PM   #38 
  - Yes, you were. Why not inform her of the situation and let her decide  manderley   Oct-03-03 12:45 PM   #18 
  - See #12...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:49 PM   #22 
  - Here's the problem -- you didn't give her a chance.  damnraddem   Oct-03-03 01:55 PM   #46 
 

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