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Harassment at the workplace

Nightmares haunted me all night, and I woke up in the morning because someone had recited in my ear:

“Kindly obtain a certificate from the HR today that your face appears plain stupid.”

Fortunately, I recently took a course on harassment at workplace and immediately responded:

“This is in violation of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, which prohibits discrimination in the workplace due to physical appearance, which includes but is not limited to, height, weight, body shape, disfigurement, skin condition, scar or birthmark.”

“Plain stupidity is not protected by the Act,” the same voice responded.

“Even when in combination with other features, such as race, ethnicity, veteran status, gender, sex, and age?”

“Well, tell me what conditions did you get?”

“All of them.”

“For age you need to be 40 or older, for others it does not matter which group you are in: whether White or Black, a Korean Vet or a plain Korean.”

“I am well above 40!”

“Then you qualify. Kindly obtain a certificate from the HR today that your face appears plain stupid.”

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