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originally posted by: RAY1990
a reply to: howtonhawky
He identifies as American, has an American job with an American union, has an American wife and kids. I mentioned Mexican American but by all accounts other than skin colour he's clearly an American.
I agree with you though, I could've been clearer. Seemed easier to word it as I did.
originally posted by: roadgravel
originally posted by: dug88
I was told to leave a Chinese restaurant once because I wasn't Chinese. Their menu had no English on it.
You should have went back with a person who spoke Chinese. Ordered lots of stuff. Then paid with Chinese currency.
I bet they want US dollars.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
What's really sad is that actual Americans can't speak gooder English either!
The EEOC has stated that rules requiring employees to speak only English in the workplace violate the law unless the employer can show that they are justified by business necessity. A rule requiring employees to speak only English in the workplace at all times, including breaks and lunch time, will rarely be justified. Facts About Employment Rights of Immigrants Under Federal Anti ... www.eeoc.gov...
originally posted by: projectvxn
Those employees are just being disrespectful.
I'm a Spanish speaker. Its my first language. You dont go to anothers country and not make an effort.
When I came to the US my parents enforced learning English.