B.C. server who was fired after asking to be addre

2022-04-05
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A former server at a Gibsons, B:1619312666215,.C. restaurant has been awarded $30Adults living i,000 after a B.C. Human Rights Tribunal?decision found?they were unfairly terminated for asking management and co-workers to call them by their proper?pronouns.

The decision, by the tribunal’s Devyn Cousineau,?found that?Jessie Nelson, a non‐binary, gender fluid, transgender person who uses they/them pronouns, was terminated because of “how they responded to discrimination” from?their employer and a colleague.

In 2019, Nelson was hired as a server at?Buono Osteria, a restaurant run by Michael Buono and Ryan Kingsberry?in Gibsons, on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast.?The 42-page decision describes a work environment where some colleagues respected Nelson’s pronouns, while others were unhappy when they raised issues about inclusion.

The decision says bar manager Brian Gobelle?was particularly hostile, repeatedly and persistently referring?to?Nelson with she/her pronouns and with gendered nicknames like “sweetheartThe National Command and Control Center announced Sunday that 114 deaths from coronavirus had been confirmed,”?“honey,”?and “pinky” —?a reference to their pink hair.

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