Re: Are we just secretaries?

Subject: Re: Are we just secretaries?
From: Bill Swallow <bill_swallow -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 20:10:27 -0700 (PDT)

--- m w <tech_mw -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> Did she actually say that to you? That borders on
> violation of civil rights. Seriously.
> >
> > I actually had a manager rub my figurative nose in
> > this one day. She
> > screamed at me "You're just a clerk, I want you to
> > do a clerical job."

How is the above a violation of civil rights? If your
employer thinks you were hited to do "X" and you think
you were hired to do "Y", it's just a

If I ran a fast food joint, and I hired a burger
flipper, and through some miraculous misunderstanding
he grabs a headset and heads to the take-out window,
and I yell at him to get back to the burgers, is that
a violation of his civil rights? Or is that a manager
trying to run a shift the way it was intended,
regardless of what the burger flipper thought?

Bill Swallow
Technical Writer
bswallow -at- poweradz -dot- com

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