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Jul 19, 2014 01:02 PM

Discrimination in Restaurants - does it influence where you dine?

I think we are all aware that, as a whole, the restaurant industry does not always follow government mandated employment practices. Breaks are rarely taken, illegal immigrants abound, sexual harassment lines are stretched to their limit. But if you knew that a particular restaurant discriminated against it's employees, as defined by law, on the grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or family caregivers, would you still patronize that establishment?

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  1. If I absolutely knew that a particular restaurant discriminated, that would probably mean I had some level of personal connection to the place's employees.
    So, I would need to know what the employee thought-- frequent the place so s/he maintained a job? Make anonymous Health Dept/OSHA claims?
    I'm not a single-issue voter, neither am I a single-issue eater. There a a lot of variables at play in the real world, and sometimes discrimination isn't on the top of the list.