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EU will include sexual orientation in discrimination directive

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  1. Robert, ex-pat Brit 13 Jun 2008, 7:11pm

    Sorry, doesn’t go far enough, needs to be mandated as a rule contingent on membership, otherwise face exclusion. We’ve seen what Poland, Russia, Estonia and others do, thumb their noses. Not good enough!

  2. Robert, ex-pat Brit 13 Jun 2008, 7:13pm

    Sorry, doesn’t go far enough, it should be mandated, otherwise face exclusion. We’ve seen what Poland, Russia, Latvia, Estonia and others do when it comes to directives, they thumb their noses. The foot dragging on this is amazing.

  3. The European Commission has announced that disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age will be included in a new directive on discrimination

    It’ll be interesting to see how they handle discrimination against
    Christianity.

  4. The European Commission has announced that disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age will be included in a new directive on discrimination

    It’ll be interesting to see how they handle discrimination
    against Christianity.

  5. Michael L. Gooch, SPHR 15 Jun 2008, 9:59pm

    Sexual orientation should be included in any description of discrimination. People should never be treated differently from the rest of society. “There is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave or free, male and female. For you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3:28. Sad to say, this ancient truth is nowhere to be seen in the modern American arena. Do we discriminate against sexual orientation, transgender, women, blacks and Hispanics? What a strange world that we still have issues regarding discrimination. Like sexual harassment, the true victims rarely report it while the abused suffer in silence. This is a problem. Huge Problem. In my book, Wingtips with Spurs, I devote a chapter to discrimination and how it is often over-looked or swept into a dark corner. And yes, it still exists in the modern world. While we pour more stupid laws into the books to prevent such painful actions, we fail to fix the real problem, that is, the root. In addition, we have been conditioned by lawyers to believe that legal and moral are the same thing. So sad. Whenever a human is treated differently than the masses, we should take a cold, hard look at the situation. A hard look indeed. Maybe even the mirror. Michael L. Gooch, SPHR Author of Wingtips with Spurs: Cowboy Wisdom for Today’s Business Leaders http://www.michaellgooch.com

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