UK Train Worker Fired For Questioning “White Privilege” Training to Sue Train Company
Didn't even question it in the training, only in a private conversation with his wife.
A train worker is suing the West Midlands Trains who fired him for questioning their “white privilege” diversity training in a private conversation with his wife. 60-year-old Simon Isherwood, who works as a train conductor, was fired by West Midlands Trains for gross misconduct because he questioned the left wing ideology.
After the diversity training held in March 2021, Isherwood forgot his microphone was still on and, speaking to his wife, some colleagues heard him questioning white privilege, reports Reclaim the Net. He was then reported by colleagues who were angered by the comments.
The railway worker expertly summed up the ridiculousness of white privilege ideology saying:
“I couldn’t be arsed because I thought, ‘you know what, I’ll just get fucking angry,’” Isherwood reportedly told his wife in a conversation captured on a hot mic. “You know what I really wanted to ask?… and I wish I had, do they have black privilege in other countries? So, if you’re in Ghana?…” Isherwood added.
Don't question the Marxist ideology.
Unaware that his microphone was still on, Isherwood complained that the company was “indoctrinating their views” that “implied all white people are racist – but I’m not.”
Isherwood was suspended and then fired after an internal probe found that he “caused offense, brought the company into disrepute and breached our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy and the Code of Conduct.”
The former train conductor took his case to an employment tribunal where he hopes to win on the grounds of unfair dismissal. “I am completely shocked, I was at home in my own time talking to my wife, it was a private conversation. I had no idea anyone was listening to me,” Isherwood said.
“I’ve lost my job, my income, my reputation, my health is absolutely shot to pieces. I’d worked there for 11 and a half years and never had anything but promotion, praise and awards and even now I can’t believe it.”
“All I was trying to do was understand the subject better – we had been asked to think of questions so I did exactly what I was asked to do. I said Ghana because it’s something I always used to talk about with one of my colleagues, who is from Ghana and supported me,” he added.
Isherwood is now seeking compensation for his “unfair, unreasonable and unlawful” dismissal, asserting that the real reason he was fired was down to “WMT’s fear of facing allegations from colleagues about my conduct.”
White privilege is a Neo-Marxist ideology created in the 1970's by American activist Peggy McIntosh who wrote a list of things that white people enjoyed that black people supposedly couldn't. It really took off again when BLM formed and although it is left-wing nonsense, has begun being taught in schools and universities as fact and has now infected the HR departments of major corporations. But it only took the observation of a train conductor to point out the ridiculousness of the dogma.