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  •  Right. As I say above, Buddhists do not apply (2+ / 0-)
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    irishwitch, Batya the Toon

    for jobs at weapons factories, we don't pass laws saying we can get that job and then not do it.

    •  There was a case of an orthodox Jew (1+ / 0-)
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      who took a job as a BART train operator, then sued to circumvent the seniority system and be given Saturdays off in accordance with his religious beliefs.

      He lost in court -- basically the judge said he knew what the job entailed when he accepted it. It's not like making an accommodation such as allowing him to wear a yarmulke on the job (there are some Sikhs who work for Santa Clara VTA and they're allowed to wear their turbans along with their uniforms).

      There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

      by Cali Scribe on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 01:46:42 PM PST

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