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Bus Driver Suspended for Wearing Pink

Maybe he should have asked first, but he didn’t, and so William Jones, a 46-year-old bus driver from Illinois has been suspended from his job for one day (without pay) for violating his district’s dress code. What ever did he do? He wore a pink tie. He did it to honor his relatives — grandma and sister — who’ve battled breast cancer, and it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and all. Still, no forgiveness. And for that, Jones has filed a grievance against the transit district for being singled out for suspension.

The whole story here.