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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-17-06 11:59 AM
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35. the comparison has not to do with legality, but rather with
the degree to which the powerful exercise control over the ethics/behavior of their "subjects."
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  -Fired For Love Without Marriage...the American Taliban at work splat@14  Jun-17-06 09:47 AM   #0 
  - I dont see the comparison  Sailor for Warner   Jun-17-06 09:50 AM   #1 
  - is it, really? Are you sure about this, legally?  electron_blue   Jun-17-06 09:54 AM   #5 
  - i'm afraid sailor has a valid point  unblock   Jun-17-06 10:06 AM   #10 
     - Legal - maybe - but  Union Thug   Jun-17-06 10:21 AM   #13 
     - I live in one and I call then "right to be fired unfairly" states.  Clark2008   Jun-17-06 10:40 AM   #18 
     - You think this has nothing to do with religion?  Toots   Jun-17-06 10:44 AM   #20 
     - I agree, the rationale was religiously motivated...but  Union Thug   Jun-17-06 10:49 AM   #21 
        - Doesn't a religiously motivated rationale kicks federal law in? -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-17-06 02:17 PM   #49 
     - Betcha it qualifies roralas religious persecution. If they even MENTIONED  elehhhhna   Jun-17-06 11:32 AM   #26 
     - Uh oh.  idgiehkt   Jun-17-06 12:45 PM   #41 
     - I agree. Only tell employers what is necessary to do the job.  Union Thug   Jun-17-06 01:15 PM   #43 
     - It might fall under "marital status"....  Jade Fox   Jun-17-06 11:38 AM   #29 
     - Nope not buying. she's single or married, regardless of whom the shacks  elehhhhna   Jun-17-06 02:08 PM   #45 
     - hmmmmmmmmm  BlackVelvet04   Jun-17-06 12:03 PM   #38 
     - IF THEY MENTIONED RELIGIONit's too late & they blew it . Period.  elehhhhna   Jun-17-06 02:09 PM   #46 
     - If they cited a religious connection they're TOAST. period.  elehhhhna   Jun-17-06 02:11 PM   #47 
  - the policy regulates her OFF duty behavior - your analysis is incorrect  msongs   Jun-17-06 09:55 AM   #6 
  - Some companies will fire you if you smoke - at home  The Straight Story   Jun-17-06 10:29 AM   #16 
  - Disagree  Union Thug   Jun-17-06 10:03 AM   #9 
  - I wonder if they screen there patrons also. If so do they not let them  Lusted4   Jun-17-06 10:15 AM   #12 
  - In many jobs what a worker does in their personal life  Poppyseedman   Jun-17-06 11:02 AM   #22 
  - If it impacts their performance  Union Thug   Jun-17-06 11:47 AM   #33 
     - When you utilize delivery drivers in your business  Poppyseedman   Jun-17-06 02:15 PM   #48 
  - Employees tell too much, imo.  elehhhhna   Jun-17-06 11:34 AM   #27 
  - What was unethical about it? If she had lied about it then she would  Lusted4   Jun-17-06 10:12 AM   #11 
  - In Korporate Amerika, tyranny can be out-sourced.  TahitiNut   Jun-17-06 10:25 AM   #15 
  - It 's a neo-Dickens world  Union Thug   Jun-17-06 10:42 AM   #19 
  - I see your point & while I believe that a workplace is free to set its own  splat@14   Jun-17-06 11:23 AM   #25 
  - And did the employer actually PAY her enough so she could live  havocmom   Jun-17-06 12:50 PM   #42 
  - Of course you don't see it. n/t  BleedingHeartPatriot   Jun-17-06 11:49 AM   #34 
  - the comparison has not to do with legality, but rather with  fishwax   Jun-17-06 11:59 AM   #35 
  - i asked a guy tabling for warner about reproductive rights.....  bettyellen   Jun-17-06 12:40 PM   #39 
  - Really?  DarleenMB   Jun-17-06 02:34 PM   #50 
  - Corporatist brainwashing  sandnsea   Jun-17-06 02:58 PM   #53 
  - I agree to a point  kdpeters   Jun-17-06 04:41 PM   #58 
  - We've become the country of religious intolerance that the Pilgrams  FloridaPat   Jun-17-06 09:51 AM   #2 
  - I only wish they'd take some of us back...  smirkymonkey   Jun-17-06 11:45 AM   #32 
  - So, we are letting businesses dictate how we live our lives?  Union Thug   Jun-17-06 09:51 AM   #3 
  - No joke. How many kids do they allow their employees, each?  elehhhhna   Jun-17-06 11:36 AM   #28 
     - They probably don't allow them to use birth control  classicfilmfan   Jun-17-06 12:43 PM   #40 
  - I hope she sues the living crap out of them.  Liberal Veteran   Jun-17-06 09:52 AM   #4 
  - Their church could do more to bring in the "sinners" if they  Ilsa   Jun-17-06 10:01 AM   #7 
  - Defining marriage as between a man and a woman and MANDATORY for ALL  IanDB1   Jun-17-06 10:02 AM   #8 
  - I hope they fired all employees who violated ANY of the 10 commandments  Ezlivin   Jun-17-06 10:22 AM   #14 
  - Though the rationale behind the termination  Union Thug   Jun-17-06 10:37 AM   #17 
  - They're open on Sunday, a real failure to keep the Sabbath  Crowdance   Jun-17-06 11:39 AM   #30 
     - Check out their "mission statement"  karlrschneider   Jun-17-06 04:58 PM   #59 
  - That nasty pedophile-looking fuckwad Cal Thomas  Jed Dilligan   Jun-17-06 11:10 AM   #23 
  - Just like with abortion.....  Jade Fox   Jun-17-06 11:42 AM   #31 
     - When I read that article I turned to my friend  Jed Dilligan   Jun-17-06 12:01 PM   #36 
  - Employers do not own their employees  gollygee   Jun-17-06 11:15 AM   #24 
  - This company deserves to be burned to the ground  wuushew   Jun-17-06 12:03 PM   #37 
  - There is only one answer...  jasonc   Jun-17-06 02:00 PM   #44 
  - that would be nice to see  fishwax   Jun-17-06 02:38 PM   #52 
  - Time for 7-day/24-hour paychecks?  SimpleTrend   Jun-17-06 02:38 PM   #51 
  - It is unfortunate and she should not  TallahasseeGrannie   Jun-17-06 03:26 PM   #54 
  - Okay, instead of the Klan,  SimpleTrend   Jun-17-06 03:57 PM   #55 
     - I agree with you in spirit  TallahasseeGrannie   Jun-17-06 04:34 PM   #56 
  - How does this relate to drug testing, I wonder?  TallahasseeGrannie   Jun-17-06 04:36 PM   #57 

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