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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    I bet there's more to this story than what this dude is telling.

    Probable reality:
    Employee dude - Mr. Manager, I'm gay!

    Manager - Really? How nice. Hey, can you go help pick up buggies in the parking lot? Oh, and wear this yellow vest, for safety reasons. It's so you don't get runned over.

    This cat's version of reality:
    Employee Dude - Mr. Manager, I'm gay!

    Manager - Really? Well, then wear this yellow vest, in that case. And, since you're gay, go pick up buggies in the parking lot.

    I wonder what kind of real responsibility this guy had, working at Wal Mart, anyway.

    Is this how it's going to be in the new outta-control PC world? "They be pickin' on me because I'm gay"? Spare me!!!
    Well hey I live in a pretty "liberal" area and my gay friends (I only have 3, and they definitely aren't the flamboyant type) get harassed by dickheads every time they leave the one gay bar in town. Discrimination against homosexuals does exist, I wouldn't be so quick to dismiss his complaint as PC nonsense. I agree with Chevy though, get a new job pal.

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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    This is just wrong and disgusting.
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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    If he was, in fact, singled out in some way for being gay after being confronted with his sexuality then he has a case and should pursue it to its end. With it being a Walmart, in particular, I wouldn't be surprised if there is some truth buried deep in the center of all the drama. Think about the type of people who land in positions at Walmart:

    • Teenagers in their first jobs
    • Uneducated and unskilled workers
    • Elderly people
    • People who would be undesirable at other high paying jobs


    Not exactly what I would call the model of an enlightened work pool. The employees at a Walmart pretty much match the typical Walmart shopper. I can easily see discrimination of this type happening at a Walmart. Not saying it did but just because of the environment, it's definitely worth a closer look.

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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    Seeing how there is no evidence of this its basically a he said he said type of case. Even if they had him on camera wearing a yellow vest there is still no evidence that it was done for discriminatory reasons instead of safety or department reasons. I imagine that employee got pissed off about something, maybe no raise, couldn't get a certain day off, couldn't transfer to another department, or something else and decided he wanted to make his boss and possibly walmart pay.
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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    Lavender would have been a more appropriate color if the intention was to "mark him" as a queer.

    In my experience its fairly obvious anyway.

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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    If he was, in fact, singled out in some way for being gay after being confronted with his sexuality then he has a case and should pursue it to its end. With it being a Walmart, in particular, I wouldn't be surprised if there is some truth buried deep in the center of all the drama. Think about the type of people who land in positions at Walmart:

    • Teenagers in their first jobs
    • Uneducated and unskilled workers
    • Elderly people
    • People who would be undesirable at other high paying jobs


    Not exactly what I would call the model of an enlightened work pool. The employees at a Walmart pretty much match the typical Walmart shopper. I can easily see discrimination of this type happening at a Walmart. Not saying it did but just because of the environment, it's definitely worth a closer look.
    Yeah those stupid little people working and shopping at their little peasant stores. They should work as executives,own golf courses, shop at Neiman Marcus and eat caviar. ****en poor people, they just disgust me.
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    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    The safety vests for Walmart are the usual blue vests with orange reflective tape down the shoulders. A yellow vest is not a safety vest, and in fact I have never even seen a yellow vest at Walmart that I can remember.
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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    Quote Originally Posted by ScottD View Post
    The safety vests for Walmart are the usual blue vests with orange reflective tape down the shoulders. A yellow vest is not a safety vest, and in fact I have never even seen a yellow vest at Walmart that I can remember.
    IS that at all walmarts? I know some companies have different uniforms based on location and job.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    Quote Originally Posted by somepeoplesay View Post
    Well hey I live in a pretty "liberal" area and my gay friends (I only have 3, and they definitely aren't the flamboyant type) get harassed by dickheads every time they leave the one gay bar in town. Discrimination against homosexuals does exist, I wouldn't be so quick to dismiss his complaint as PC nonsense. I agree with Chevy though, get a new job pal.
    I'm not skeptical because I doubt that anyone could be prejudiced against gays, I'm doubting it because the majority of employment discrimination cases are garbage cases designed to stir up some press and get a favorable settlement offer.
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    Re: Walmart employee forced to wear a yellow vest after boss found out he was gay.

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Yeah those stupid little people working and shopping at their little peasant stores. They should work as executives,own golf courses, shop at Neiman Marcus and eat caviar. ****en poor people, they just disgust me.
    I wasn't making a comment on their economic status. It has nothing to do with rich or poor as evidenced by the fact that I included the elderly and teenagers in their first jobs. I was making a comment on their educations and social backgrounds.

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