Juliette Beegle, 15, Kicked off Airplane... Because of Autism?
About Juliette Beegle, the 15-year-old kicked off an United Airlines airplane with her family, ostensibly because she’s autistic. ( This article. Is another good one that covers the story, and the comments are very interesting.). Let’s take a look at Juliette Beegle’s story. Juliette Beegle’s Story – The Basics. Juliette Beegle – The Discussion. There was general agreement that the captain and airline staff overreacted. However, even from some participants that said this, there was another perspective.
Goodwill, Disability, and Discrimination: Slave Wages Aren't Cool
I know that I’ve posted about it before, but it all bears repeating. After viewing this video about Goodwill, I’m all fired up. The issue is that Goodwill employs 7000-8000 disabled people in America who, due to a loophole in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, legally don’t have to be paid minimum wage. And Goodwill takes advantage of this – some disabled employees get paid as little as $0.22 an hour. It’s all documented. The employee that works 40 hours a week at $0.22 an hour has to work almost ...