News B&H hates the blaeks.. and the hispanics.. and the asians

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  1. nearly.normal

    nearly.normal Well-Known Member

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    B&H Sued by US Government for Discrimination

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    Things haven’t been going well for B&H Photo Video, one of the biggest names in the photography retail industry. Just months after being slammed with accusations of mistreatment and discrimination and seeing its workers protest and unionized, B&H is now being sued by the US government for discrimination.

    The US Labor Department announced its lawsuit on Thursday, accusing B&H of violating federal requirements at its Brooklyn camera gear warehouse.

    B&H “has systematically discriminated against Hispanic employees and female, black and Asian jobseekers at its Brooklyn Navy Yard warehouse,” the government says. B&H is a federal contractor, so it’s forbidden from discriminating in employment and is required to take affirmative action for employment equality.

    “B&H fell far short of this responsibility and created deplorable working conditions for employees at its Brooklyn warehouse,” says Patricia A. Shiu, director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

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    B&H warehouse workers unionized in November 2015 after days of public protests.

    The government has some specific and serious accusations against B&H as a result of a review conducted between January 2011 and January 2013.

    One is that B&H required Hispanic warehouse workers to use separate restrooms from other employees — bathrooms that are unsanitary “and often inoperable,” the government says.

    The lawsuit also accuses B&H of only hiring Hispanic men into its entry-level laborer positions (excluding both women and black and Asian workers), compensating Hispanic workers less than white ones, subjecting Hispanic workers to harassment, failing to keep proper records, failing to provide designated bathrooms and changing facilities for women, and more.

    You can read the full text of the lawsuit here:
    http://petapixel.com/2016/02/27/bh-slapped-with-discrimination-lawsuit-by-the-us-government/

    “OFCCP filed its complaint after determining that it was unable to secure a voluntary agreement from B&H to take corrective action,” the government says. It’s demanding that B&H provide relief for the affected workers, lest it cancel B&H’s government contracts (worth $46 million) and permanently ban it from future contracts.
     
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    oh and the women... B&H also hates the women
     
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    Does this mean my camera gear's gonna get more expensive?






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    Never heard of them.
     
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    a mysterious man Well-Known Member

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    That.
     
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    meh sounds like bullshit big labor is trying to get an investigation to use as leverage to cut a deal to unionize. labor doesn't give a fuck about workers just findings any new stream of suckers to keep the dues flowing
     
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    Every time I go in there I think that maybe Mel Gibson's dad was right and I'll just leave it at that...: oy:
     
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    Big, huge distributor of all things A/V. Mostly pro line but also consumer stuff.

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    BH is closed 22 days a year for religious holidays not to mention 52 Saturdays and 52 Fridays when they work only to 1PM. Twice a year they close for a whole week!!! (See below their schedule); Isn't that ridiculous...????

    B&H SuperStore Holiday Schedule 2009
    New Year's Day Thursday, January 1 Open 10am - 5pm
    Purim Eve Monday, March 9 Close at 6:00
    Purim Tuesday, March 10 Closed
    Passover Eve Wednesday, April 8 Closed
    Passover Thursday, April 9 thru Thursday, April 16 Closed
    Memorial Day Monday, May 25 Open 9am - 7pm
    Shavuos Eve Thursday, May 28 Close at 2:00
    Shavuos Friday, May 29 Closed
    Tisha B`Av Eve Wednesday, July 29 Close at 5:00
    Tisha B`Av Thursday, July 30 Closed
    Labor Day Monday, September 7 Open 10am - 7pm
    Rosh Hashana Eve Friday, September 18 Close at 1:00
    Rosh Hashana Sunday, September 20 Closed
    Yom Kippur Eve Sunday, September 27 Closed
    Yom Kippur Monday, September 28 Closed
    Succos Eve Friday, October 2 Close at 1:00
    Succos Sunday, October 4 thru Sunday, October 11 Closed
    Thanksgiving Thursday, November 26 Open 10am - 6pm
    Christmas Friday, December 25 Closed
     
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    i hope they go out of business and sell everything off. then the workers can enjoy a life of leisure! such a deal! :yay:
     
  10. GLguygardner

    GLguygardner I can afford $5 you bastards!!! 2010 OG VIP

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    Fuck them. Overpriced equipment that you can find way less walking down 34th street. Fuck 34th Street too. Amazon sells everything cheaper from the convenience of yer home.
     
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    GLguygardner I can afford $5 you bastards!!! 2010 OG VIP

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    Trying not to make orthodox Jew jokes oy vey :nutpunch:
     
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    This
     
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    GLguygardner I can afford $5 you bastards!!! 2010 OG VIP

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    Jews who way overprice electronic equipment.
     
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    :winner:
     
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    chic-fil-a
     
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    They are a store owned and operated by orthodox jews. They're all about the deal, that's what most folks in business do. They call themselves discounters and sell electronics so who do you think they are attracting as customers? Anyone with money (other than jews who like to patronize "their own") they attract poor whites, blacks, and hispanics. That demographic usually has a higher propensity for criminal activity.
     
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    :jj:











    Racist :nono:
     
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    GLguygardner I can afford $5 you bastards!!! 2010 OG VIP

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    The stares I got when I went in there. Fuck dum.
     
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    lol may aa well post the "didn't read lol" image