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When special snowflakes grow up....

Posted by on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:22 AM
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This prison guard is risking his job rather than cut his hair because of a policy change. Does it suck sure, but really shit happens as an adult you follow the rules of your place of business. Sometimes policy's change, my husband started a job with a beard they changed their policy after a few years and he had to shave everything below the lip, sure he looked like a super trooper but he was following company policy.

I can't make the link clicky but there is a video


RANCHO CUCAMONGA (CBSLA.com) — A corrections officer claims he could lose his job because of his dreads.
Mark Williams, who works at the California Institution for Men in Chino, said he faces disciplinary action over a policy that doesn’t allow men to have longer locks.
“People have lost lives. Why are we worried about one particular individual who has his hair long?” he said. “What does that have to do with the ability, my ability to do my job? There are other things we can worry about.”
Williams told CBS2’s Tom Wait that the problem with his dreads was never mentioned in the past.
“It’s not like I just had my hair long yesterday. My hair has been long for years, so why is it an issue now?” he said.
Bill Sessa, a spokesperson for the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation, said the policy is clear. Men have to have their hair cut above the collar. Women are allowed longer hair, but only if it’s placed in a bun.
Sessa said it’s a practical matter because women typically keep their hair longer, which is why they are exempt from the rule.
In a statement, Sessa said, “The fact is that we have a dress code for the officers for safety reasons. An officer cannot have long hair that goes beyond the shirt collar.”
Sessa said every officer hired knows about the rules and takes an oath to follow the dress code.
“My thing is, if my hair is up, off my collar, wearing this hat like a female or any person with long hair, what does that have to do with my ability to do my job?” Williams said.
Williams is currently on a self-imposed administrative leave. He said he’s standing his ground and will not cut his hair.



http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/02/18/state-prison-guard-says-he-could-be-fired-because-of-his-dreadlocks/
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Dzyre1115
by Desiree` on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:27 AM
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 Employers have the right to demand employees look a certain way.....It's part of adulthood!

LaughCryLive
by Ruby Member on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:29 AM
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I agree with him. He's had his long hair for awhile and they are just now throwing a fit?

LCWAmommy
by Ruby Member on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:29 AM
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Yup even if shaving off the beard and leaving the stach makes you look ridiculous! And your wife keeps saw "bow chicka bow wow" every time she looks at your 70's porn star face!

Quoting Dzyre1115:

 Employers have the right to demand employees look a certain way.....It's part of adulthood!

LCWAmommy
by Ruby Member on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:30 AM
Policy change is policy change stopping your feet and going to the news just makes you look like a big baby

Quoting LaughCryLive:

I agree with him. He's had his long hair for awhile and they are just now throwing a fit?

Maks1mommy
by Emerald Member on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:31 AM
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I have heart burn and it's keeping me awake.

piperhalliwell1
by Silver Member on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:31 AM
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its not "just hair" when any inmate could use his hair to get an upper hand and risk other inmates and guards. I hope he either cuts his hair or gets fired, if my dh worked there I wouldn't want someone disregarding safety regulations and putting everyone at risk.
TableforSeven
by Ruby Member on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:32 AM
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Time for that guard to grow up.....OR....he should quit and find a job somewhere else that will allow him freedom or appearance.  

LCWAmommy
by Ruby Member on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:32 AM
I have tums.... They are the fast melt kind

Quoting Maks1mommy:

I have heart burn and it's keeping me awake.

LaughCryLive
by Ruby Member on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:33 AM
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Why is it safe for women to have long hair pulled back but not men?

Quoting piperhalliwell1: its not "just hair" when any inmate could use his hair to get an upper hand and risk other inmates and guards. I hope he either cuts his hair or gets fired, if my dh worked there I wouldn't want someone disregarding safety regulations and putting everyone at risk.


Alayna - Wife to Sanjay and mommy to Anjali

caligirl7613
by Platinum Member on Feb. 19, 2014 at 2:35 AM
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he will win. first off its ca....second, i do have to agree to an extent... women shouldnt be exempt. if they can have long hair, men should be able to as well, and it should have to be restrained the same as a womans. its no more dangerous for a man, than woman if the hair is restrained the same way.
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