Skip to comments.Restaurant Posts Controversial ‘Help Wanted’ Sign ("Now Hiring Must Be Mexican")
Posted on 11/12/2013 10:19:28 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
This fast food establishment allegedly in Ephrata is looking for new employees, but they have someone specific in mind which is creating quite a stir.
As the sign says:
Now Hiring Must Be Mexican
Im not exactly sure of the reasoning. Maybe none of the current staff can speak español or perhaps they need to fulfill their EEO report, Im not exactly sure. What do you think? Do you find this sign offensive or are you okay with their honesty.
Truth in advertising.
Must be a Mexican Restaurant
I wonder what would be the outrage if he had posted:
‘Help wanted. Must be American.’
It’s Burger King and discrimination. Please let some 18 yr old white kid sue...
That’s just wrong. They can ask for people who speak Spanish. But wrong to ask for only Mexicans. In my youth I was working at a gas station when it got a new owner, a Mexican. I speak some Spanish (I have no latin heritage), so he kept me while bringing in his own staff. But one day I mangled a phone call from a customer so he let me go. I did’nt care because he was a crook cheating his Mexican customers.
Probably means must speak Spanish, but the Mexicans already working at that Burger King are to dumb to put that on the sign.
Who can’t learn to say “Whopper” and “Fries” in English?
I honestly wouldn’t be offended by it and it wouldn’t bother me at all IF we could put up signs that read “Now Hiring Must be Heterosexual,” or “Now Hiring Must be Christian,” or “Now Hiring Must be Jewish,” etc. But until then, it ought to go.
If the PC storm troopers lay off of bakeries, caterers, florists, etc. who refuse to service gay wedding receptions on religious and moral grounds, then MAYBE I wouldn’t have a problem with this.
Whoah, JJ. That’s cold.
Something wrong — no leaves on the trees in Ephrata at this time.
Guatemalans need not apply.
it MUST be a crime to advertise only for a certain ethnicity, but that was the quaint old rule of law that we don't follow anymore.
Which Ephrata? PA or WA?
Mexicans don’t count toward ObamaCare numbers
WA, I recognize the scene and the station is in Yakima.
Very few leaves left around here since the last two wind storms.
These jobs used to be for teenagers. These immigrants were not brought in because of a teenager shortage, they just crowded out the teenagers. This is why the black youth unemployment rate is so fantastically high, and they see no future and get into gangs and shoot each other. These types of jobs were a way into the work force for Americans, and now it isn't there.
Legalizing illegals, raising the minimum wage, and expanding EBT for the people crowded out, is trying to fix the wrong problems. Just get Americans back into these jobs, and it will fix a lot of problems.
For what it’s worth, I went to the Burger King Facebook page where someone had left the following message to someone else....
“They responded back to me said it happened last summer they fired the person who posted the sign they encourage diversity all races.”
I don’t navigate Facebook very well....someone else may be able to find something a little more....authoritative.
1306 Basin St SW, Ephrata, WA
Next sign revision: Need new GM. Must be greeengo!
We'll see how that flies.
“a lot of 2nd generation Latinos can’t speak nor read the language...just like other groups.”
A lot of my co-workers back in 2009 were 2nd gen mexicans. They really don’t know how to speak spanish. One of them told me that his illegal alien grandmother did not want him to speak it for some reason.
I stand corrected, outranked, and outnumbered.
Mexican means not subject to taxes, withholding, minimum wage or Obamacare.
Americans are priced out of the market by the government.
The Roman Empire required citizens to collect taxes. There just were not enough taxes to collect, but as citizens they couldn’t dodge responsibility. Their wives and children were sold into slavery first, then the Roman citizens were sold into slavery.
Or like St Augustine (of Hippo?), sold their citizenship to a foreigner with wealth, that wanted greater social standing.
“Help wanted White men only” LOL would get libs panties in a twist
Most of the mexicans I run in to don’t speak spanish, they speak some weird indian dialect with a tiny vocabulary and no syntax — very much like grunts and gestures actors use when portraying cavemen.
If it said, “Must be white”, every news organization in the world would be running a story on how racist the USA is.
Oh, please forgive my indiscretion. I am unworthy and throw myself at your feet and beg your mercy. All at the same time too.
These days you have to fill your minority quota in order to avoid trouble with the racial police of both government and civilian varieties.
“Mexican” = Obamacare exempt ,, doesn’t affect the biz hitting the target number ...
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I have no problem with the sign. It is a step in the right direction. Maybe one day there will be help wanted ads for “white, Christian, heterosexual, married male”.
So it’s now legal to have a “white males only need apply for this position” ad?
Oh wait it’s only legal if the ad reads “diversity candidates only women,minorities,immigrants,people of color, and LGBT are encouraged to apply!”
Voted “yes” only because if the sign said “Now Hiring Must be White” all holy hell would break loose, worse than the kerfluffle over Incognito and Deen.
If it’s wrong for any ethnic/religious/race, then it’s wrong for all.
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He’s dead Jim..
Time to go check the I-9 forms and jail a few people.
There are plenty of fast food places where a kid who doesn’t know Spanish wouldn’t be able to function. That’s just how it is nowadays.
Yes, you are right, we see it’s okay in our society to berate whites and lift up minority races, however, in this nation, especially on the coast states, the minority is now WHITE!
but just to clarify this
THE PHOTO WAS TAKEN BY AN UPSET ‘FORMER’ EMPLOYEE OF BK
The fact is that southern california has a lot of people who want to see hispanics in fast food jobs because they know some english, will work cheap, and know the most common language spoken in many neighborhoods, that’s SPANISH.
NOW they don’t advertise this way, that’s ILLEGAL
THE TRUTH IS YOU CAN NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY RACE for a job in the USA. that’s what makes our nation better than any other on the planet. but with that said, many who work at these places have a secret frustration with the growing hispanic community, mostly ILLEGALS