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posted 18 September 2004 02:11 PM      Profile for robbie_dee     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
A gender discrimination lawsuit offers a glimpse inside the nation's largest private employer and its treatment of women. It ain't pretty.

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From: Iron City | Registered: Apr 2001  |  IP: Logged
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posted 18 September 2004 09:24 PM      Profile for canadianpatriot     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Damn I thought there was a link to Playboy
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posted 04 October 2004 01:10 AM      Profile for crigaux     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
didnt playboy do something like that a year or so ago? thought i remember hearing about something like that.
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Gir Draxon
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posted 04 October 2004 01:47 AM      Profile for Gir Draxon     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Don't worry crigaux, you're not just imagining things... (not a link to porn, but you still might not wanna click on that with your boss looking over your shoulder)

On June 16, 2000 she says he called her and told her she needed to step down. Howard drove 30 miles to meet with him. In an affidavit, Howard recalls: "He told me that a woman should not be running a Wal-Mart store and that I 'needed to be home raising my daughter.' He instructed me to step down 'voluntarily' and to tell my employees at the morning meeting that having this new Supercenter was too stressful for a single parent and that I needed to take a break."

Holy shit. That asshole didn't even try to conceal the blatant sexual discrimination. I've seen thinly veiled sexism before, but at least they usually try to be "nice" about it....

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