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View Diary: MD County Clerk reassigns deputies so they won't have to marry gay couples (258 comments)

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  •  How do you know there will be a waiting list now? (2+ / 0-)
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    Do you have a link?

    •  No link, but since it is a rural area what (0+ / 0-)

      do you think will happen when they only have one or two people who can do marriages in that county?  They will probably have to relent on their "all marriages or no marriages" policy just to clear the backlog.

      You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

      by Throw The Bums Out on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 05:52:34 AM PST

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      •  If that were to happen, that would NOT be (0+ / 0-)

        a "reasonable accommodation." "Reasonable accommodation" means that the changes can be made with minimal disruption, if any, to the workplace -- and if you can't adequately serve the people you are supposed to serve, that would be significant, impermissible disruption.  

        There's no indication in the story -- none, zero -- that, after these employees were reassigned to tasks where they do not perform ANY marriages, that there are now insufficient numbers of employees to perform marriages.  Presumably, those employees who will perform marriages will spend more time doing that, and those who won't perform marriages will pick up some of their other duties.  

        •  You keep repeating that over and over (0+ / 0-)

          This about about the 7th time you've said this.  There's also no indication that the employees were all 100% efficiently reassigned.  That's just your wish based on no evidence.

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