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DeafDigest – 13 July 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – July 13, 2018


— a cruel Costco manager

A Costco manager just did not want to supervise
a deaf employee, deciding to give that employee
hard time. He would mumble, making lipreading
impossible; he would also cover his mouth
again. When the employee asked for an interpreter,
he said no. When the employee asked to write
notes, he refused. The biggest mystery is
that the Costco headquarters knew about that
manager but said “hands off”

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— closed captions best for hearing people

many hearing people hate closed captions.
A web graphics consultant said closed captions
are the best for hearing people – because sometimes
the person’s moth moves but really says nothing.
Hearing people hear nothing, but for the deaf,
closed captions show up from that quiet moving
hearing mouth! Hard to believe.


— trucking company says no to deaf with commercial license

Werner Enterprises Inc, a trucking company in Omaha,
would not hire a deaf truck driver, tellng him the
company just does not hire deaf people. The
U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the
trucking company.



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