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bobsmithldn
27th June 2008, 14:10
http://news.hereisthecity.com/news/business_news/6706.cntns

Fook me. Could only happen in the good ol' US of A.

Xenophon
27th June 2008, 14:13
According to the suit, filed Monday in the Court for the Southern District of New York, the 44 year old banker claims that her male boss 'often came in smiling and had the audacity to utter the words 'Good Morning' as he passed by my desk'. She continued, 'I have worked on Wall Street for almost two decades and my bosses have always totally ignored me. I felt intimidated. My boss's behaviour was completely inappropriate, and his attitude was totally over-familiar. Even my husband, who I have known for 23 years, doesn't speak to me in this manner. In fact, he doesn't speak to me at all'.

:rollin:

oracleslave
27th June 2008, 14:16
:rollin:

Can't decide if tea-bagging or bismarcking is an appropriate solution for the bint

Zippy
27th June 2008, 14:18
http://news.hereisthecity.com/news/business_news/6706.cntns

Fook me. Could only happen in the good ol' US of A.

Erm .. does the Onion now operate under a new name?

Oooh yeah and is the bank hiring? :D

Spacecadet
27th June 2008, 14:19
http://news.hereisthecity.com/news/business_news/6706.cntns

Fook me. Could only happen in the good ol' US of A.

very funny :laugh

Dow Jones
27th June 2008, 14:28
Don't laugh - it should happen here after Harriet Harman's 'Equality' bill. Women should be asking to be treated like men, no favours, in return for equal pay and promotion.

beaker
27th June 2008, 14:31
This is an old one...

NickFitz
27th June 2008, 14:36
http://news.hereisthecity.com/news/business_news/6706.cntns

Fook me. Could only happen in the good ol' US of A.

Whoooosh :rolleyes:

You are Carling Wotsit and I claim my $5 million :D

Zippy
27th June 2008, 14:37
Don't laugh - it should happen here after Harriet Harman's 'Equality' bill. Women should be asking to be treated like men, no favours, in return for equal pay and promotion.

I haven't worked with too many men who are greeted with 'hello darlin' every morning. Got paid more than the chaps though, and I didn't have to kiss bottom.

Maybe this equality thing is overrated?

PRC1964
27th June 2008, 14:40
You all laugh now, but... http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/hampshire/7477461.stm

:eyes

Peoplesoft bloke
27th June 2008, 14:42
http://news.hereisthecity.com/news/business_news/6706.cntns

Fook me. Could only happen in the good ol' US of A.

:spel
Could not even happen

"We tried to encourage Mrs X to get a better work / life balance and even attempted to retrieve her BlackBerry each evening before she left the office so that she wouldn't spend time at home working. Unfortunately, she took to swallowing her BlackBerry just before she left the office, and somehow managed to recover it soon after returning home. Amazingly, it always seemed to be in full working order'.

The final straw came when, so the firm says, Mrs X refused to leave the building after another 36-hour work stretch, and chained herself to her desk. She is said to have been still calling clients from her mobile telephone even as she was finally cut free and escorted from the premises by bank security staff. She was let go soon after, but continued to attempt to gain access to the office each morning for the next 4 months, often disguised as a bearded Catholic priest. The bank finally got a restraining order against her."