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Posted: 3/23/2022 7:58:42 PM EDT
A Canadian branch of Home Depot sparked outrage after it posted a notice to employees about the benefits of "white privilege" and included a checklist for those who are "white, male, Christian, cisgender, able-bodied, and heterosexual."

The notice, which is titled "Leading Practices  Unpacking privilege," was posted in an employee lounge at a Home Depot in Calgary, Alberta.

A spokeswoman from Home Depot's US headquarters confirmed to The Post that the white privilege notice was material from its Canadian division. She said it hadn't been approved by the company's diversity and inclusion department. The flyer had a Home Depot logo at the top.

The Canadian staffers who were apparently given the learning material were encouraged to acknowledge "societal privileges that benefit white people beyond what is commonly experienced by people of colour under the same social, political, and economic circumstances."

Workers at the Home Depot branch were also urged to discuss their "white privilege" while being told that "the word 'white' creates discomfort  especially when individuals are not used to being defined or described by their race."

Hoping to celebrate Christmas? The flyer says: "If you can expect time off from work to celebrate your religious holidays, you have Christian privilege."

   From a friend that works at Home Depot, this is the kind of crap on display in the lunchroom pic.twitter.com/pFd0IkKlbY
    LLB (@LLB24693515) March 21, 2022

Staffers were also told in the notice that "if you're confident the police exist to protect you, you have white privilege."

People were asked to check a box determining what "privileges" they had. The choices were: white, male, class, Christian, cisgender, able-bodied and heterosexual.

It's not clear if the packet of information was simply informational, or if it was part of a group learning exercise  or if Canadian employees had to actually fill out the privilege forms and turn them in to management. The US spokeswoman for Home Depot told The Post that the information was not officially sanctioned as "part of any required companywide training."

The spokeswoman didn’t immediately say whether the information had been discontinued in its Canadian division.

In a statement to The Post, the spokeswoman said: “While we fully support diversity across our company, this material was not created or approved by our corporate diversity, equity and inclusion department. This was a resource in our Canadian division and not part of any required programming.”

Some of the packet’s privilege warnings:

   “If while growing up, college was an expectation of you, not a dream, you have class privilege.”
   “If you can use public bathrooms without stares, fear or anxiety, you have cisgender privilege.”
   “If you don’t have to worry about how to get into a store, you have able-bodied privilege.”
   “If you don’t have to explain that your spouse is of the same gender, you have heterosexual privilege.”

The company does not require that the content of the notice be taught as part of its diversity and inclusion initiative, a source familiar with the matter told The Post.

Some conservatives and free speech advocates have denounced attempts by companies and colleges to impose “woke” indoctrination.

“Imagine how messed up people have to be before a major corporation decides to post this and their break room,” one user said on Twitter. Still, others said they thought it was “amazing” that Home Depot was addressing white privilege and other issues.

https://nypost.com/2022/03/23/home-depot-ripped-for-shaming-employees-over-white-privilege/
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 7:59:11 PM EDT
[#1]
Good!

Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:02:46 PM EDT
[#2]
Terminate those involved.

With extreme prejudice.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:03:36 PM EDT
[#3]
Staffers were also told in the notice that "if you're confident the police exist to protect you, you have white privilege."

Cool, this means that 87% of GD isn't privileged since we dislike cops.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:04:22 PM EDT
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At what point do we organize and declare war on the woke?
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:04:25 PM EDT
[#5]
Those silly canucks did it again...



...eh
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:07:16 PM EDT
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A cops job is to enforce the laws, and in turn that Should protect us.

I don't think that's they're primary or even secondary job. It's the trickle down effect.

This is not me bashing cops, just my opinion.

I hope HD gets hammered over this.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:08:02 PM EDT
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If you start to organize you'll be shot down really quick.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:09:48 PM EDT
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A Canadian branch of Home Depot sparked outrage after it posted a notice to employees about the benefits of "white privilege" and included a checklist for those who are "white, male, Christian, cisgender, able-bodied, and heterosexual."

The notice, which is titled "Leading Practices  Unpacking privilege," was posted in an employee lounge at a Home Depot in Calgary, Alberta.

A spokeswoman from Home Depot's US headquarters confirmed to The Post that the white privilege notice was material from its Canadian division. She said it hadn't been approved by the company's diversity and inclusion department. The flyer had a Home Depot logo at the top.

The Canadian staffers who were apparently given the learning material were encouraged to acknowledge "societal privileges that benefit white people beyond what is commonly experienced by people of colour under the same social, political, and economic circumstances."

Workers at the Home Depot branch were also urged to discuss their "white privilege" while being told that "the word 'white' creates discomfort  especially when individuals are not used to being defined or described by their race."

Hoping to celebrate Christmas? The flyer says: "If you can expect time off from work to celebrate your religious holidays, you have Christian privilege."

   From a friend that works at Home Depot, this is the kind of crap on display in the lunchroom pic.twitter.com/pFd0IkKlbY
    LLB (@LLB24693515) March 21, 2022

Staffers were also told in the notice that "if you're confident the police exist to protect you, you have white privilege."

People were asked to check a box determining what "privileges" they had. The choices were: white, male, class, Christian, cisgender, able-bodied and heterosexual.

It's not clear if the packet of information was simply informational, or if it was part of a group learning exercise  or if Canadian employees had to actually fill out the privilege forms and turn them in to management. The US spokeswoman for Home Depot told The Post that the information was not officially sanctioned as "part of any required companywide training."

The spokeswoman didn’t immediately say whether the information had been discontinued in its Canadian division.

In a statement to The Post, the spokeswoman said: “While we fully support diversity across our company, this material was not created or approved by our corporate diversity, equity and inclusion department. This was a resource in our Canadian division and not part of any required programming.”

Some of the packet’s privilege warnings:

   “If while growing up, college was an expectation of you, not a dream, you have class privilege.”
   “If you can use public bathrooms without stares, fear or anxiety, you have cisgender privilege.”
   “If you don’t have to worry about how to get into a store, you have able-bodied privilege.”
   “If you don’t have to explain that your spouse is of the same gender, you have heterosexual privilege.”

The company does not require that the content of the notice be taught as part of its diversity and inclusion initiative, a source familiar with the matter told The Post.

Some conservatives and free speech advocates have denounced attempts by companies and colleges to impose “woke” indoctrination.

“Imagine how messed up people have to be before a major corporation decides to post this and their break room,” one user said on Twitter. Still, others said they thought it was “amazing” that Home Depot was addressing white privilege and other issues.

https://nypost.com/2022/03/23/home-depot-ripped-for-shaming-employees-over-white-privilege/
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again?
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:13:08 PM EDT
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Hard to believe that anyone working at Home Depot could be considered “privileged”.  It pains me to say that because I respect anyone who works, but some corporate HQ shithead decided to lecture retail floor employees on checking their privilege.

Fuck that person with a rusty Muskie lure.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:14:05 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:16:38 PM EDT
[#11]
I didn't realize the last time we did this that it was in Canuckistan.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:17:35 PM EDT
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every click, every dollar.

Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:20:18 PM EDT
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If you start to organize you'll be shot down really quick.
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If you start to organize you'll be shot down really quick.

If and when the Hispanic community achieves critical mass in the right areas, they'll organize unabated. And Hoodie ain't gonna like the outcome.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:22:53 PM EDT
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Some kind of...union? GD doesn't go in for those.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:23:20 PM EDT
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Make love, not war..

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Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:27:43 PM EDT
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Seems to me, the list is if you have not made a ton of poor life decisions - you have a privilege.  Now ok, they do argue that women are inherently less privileged than men - so are they saying women are inferior?

there are a few others in there that are not necessarily poor life decisions - but I tend to believe that if you are judged by the character of your actions - you should not bitch about it.  Nobody really cares about your sex, race, or sexuality - until you shove it in their face.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:28:40 PM EDT
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Having a diversity and inclusion department in any business is counter productive to the business. My company has a diversity and inclusion department and every time corporate sends out a company wide survey on how I think the company is doing I make sure I point out that diversity and inclusion is socialist and racist and has no place in a corporation.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:33:02 PM EDT
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The left have different ideas when it comes to making love. Just sayin'.

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Link Posted: 3/23/2022 8:54:18 PM EDT
[#20]
I must have missed the part where Home Depot is getting "Hammered".
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 9:01:06 PM EDT
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Now do Muslim privilege in Yemen... or Black Privilege in Nigeria... or Asian Privilege in China.

oh wait
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 9:07:38 PM EDT
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Does OP know how to post anything shorter then 87,000 words? Click into your posts sometimes forgetting you do this then immediately eject after seeing how long it is...
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 9:11:24 PM EDT
[#23]
I shall invoke my privilege to spend my money elsewhere.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 9:12:22 PM EDT
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I’m not a leader or anyone who could pull this off, I’m just tired of this shit.

Something the equivalent of how the NRA used to work. It used to be anyone who went against the NRA would have a guaranteed army of people to vote them out of office. An NRA type setup to make us powerful and able to fight back.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 9:42:54 PM EDT
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Easiest way to work for the Feds without the benefits and pay.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 9:43:40 PM EDT
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Not without a link it's not.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:03:33 PM EDT
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The left have different ideas when it comes to making love. Just sayin'.

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Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:05:07 PM EDT
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Well said Jordan Peterson
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:07:35 PM EDT
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This is the 10 min wrap up of a 2 1/2 hr lecture by Peterson. The entire lecture is worth watching but if you want the summary this 10 minutes is worth watching

Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:09:19 PM EDT
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The job of the police is to enforce the law and to protect not one person. The supreme court has ruled that the police have no obligation to protect you. Home depot management lives in a fantasy land.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:10:38 PM EDT
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They can start by demoting or firing the white management that has come up with this nonsense.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:14:36 PM EDT
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So basically liberals want everyone to be poor, trans/homo, crippled, and atheist.  And kill anyone who is white.  

That about sum things up?
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:16:41 PM EDT
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Yeah… it’s from Canada.  Pretty sure you get sent to a reeducation camp to learn that stuff if you resist.

Home Depot is pretty good about not getting too political.  I deal with some unauthorized Canadian coming up with DEI training and getting their hands slapped by home office.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:21:37 PM EDT
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Some kind of...union? GD doesn't go in for those.
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Some kind of...union? GD doesn't go in for those.

If unions improved productivity and eradicated leftism instead of precisely the opposite in both cases, why would we oppose them?
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:32:28 PM EDT
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not only is this like the third dupe, home depot said it wasn't a company message and was posted without official consent, ie someone who worked there is trolling.
Link Posted: 3/23/2022 10:48:37 PM EDT
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It's simply conditioning.

If they can condition to accept whatever nonsense they spew out, you become nothing but a willing puppet. This is their final goal for you. Of course liberals are already there.

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