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How does Miami get away with requiring spanish as a job requirement?

Just because its a large latin community is NOT an excuse.They cant learn english?..if its an export business and you have to speak to other countries i understand but if its because everybody working at the place of employment here speaks spanish that doesnt sound right.

Asked By: - 9/19/2012
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if the job will require regular interaction with the public community, and the vast majority of said public community speaks Spanish as a Primary language, then there is nothing wrong or illegal about it. and if some companies can require that English be the only language spoken in the workplace environment, then it... More
Answered By: Mrsjvb - 9/19/2012
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Yes, people should learn english. But the reality of it is, they don't. Ever been to Hialeah? Even other parts of Miami. A lot of hispanics. Miami is run by a lot of them. So its become necessary to learn spanish too
Answered By: Rosetta Stone - 9/19/2012
 
It's all about the benjamins. If you don't want to accomodate those who don't speak English, then fine, but you'll miss out on all their business. Miami is almost 70% Hispanic, and while most of them do speak English, you have a decent amount who don't.
Answered By: ajedrez - 9/20/2012
 
Hi, remember that are two types of spanish language: 1. Spanish from Spain, 2. Spanish from Latin America, some words changes radically. The most standard is to learn Spanish Latin America. On internet there are many websites to learn spanish, but I can recommend www.livemocha.com that is FREE... More
Answered By: ingenuatur - 9/23/2012
 
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