Re: Are we just secretaries?

Subject: Re: Are we just secretaries?
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 08:32:02 -0700 (PDT)

How does being clerical automaticaly translate into a gender issue?
Sorry, I'm lost here.

--- m w <tech_mw -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> The issue is that she demeaned her because she is
> woman.
> Why is this so difficult to understand?

> > > 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
> > misunderstanding.

John Posada
Technical Writer
mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com

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