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Exclusive: Withers offers female staff half-price salad on Women’s Day
10 March 2017
Female staff at
have revolted after the firm celebrated International Women's Day by offering them a discount on salad.
On a day of protests calling for gender parity, the blue-blooded private client firm chose to mark the occasion by offering women at the firm half-price salads in the canteen. A source told RollOnFriday that instead of gnawing gratefully on their leaves, Withers women complained. Posters advertising the deal were "
(not the actual poster)
Plenty of Withers' wealthy old private clients pre-date the women's lib movement, so it's perhaps not surprising that the firm itself was momentarily baffled by the complexities of gender politics. A spokesman mansplained, "
Withers places great importance on diversity and equality within the workplace, and we removed the posters when we received a comment about this promotion
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