TV News LIES

Wednesday, May 23rd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Facing boycotts, Whole Foods revises English-only employee policy

Facing boycotts, Whole Foods revises English-only employee policy

E-mail Print PDF

Whole FoodsFacing threats of national boycotts from Latino groups and a slew of online petitions, Whole Foods announced Friday that the organic grocery chain has revised its employee language policy following the suspension of two Spanish-speaking Albuquerque employees.

Whole Foods Market Inc. Co-CEO Walter Robb said in a blog post Friday that the recent "unfortunate incident" in Albuquerque prompted the Austin, Texas-based company to revise a policy that "does not reflect and is not in alignment with the spirit of this company."

"First, we sincerely apologize that a section of our handbook regarding Team Member interactions in the workplace was not clearly written, and for any misunderstandings or offense it has created," Robb wrote. "Its intention was to foster inclusion, not exclusion."

Last week, two Albuquerque workers said they were suspended for a day with pay after complaining about the policy. A Whole Foods spokesman said that previous policy required that all "English-speaking workers must speak English to customers and other employees while on the clock, unless the customer speaks another language."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Michael Avenatti Accuses Cohen’s Lawyers of Leaking Audio Recordings Featuring Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti accuses Cohen lawyer of leakingThe legal team for President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney may be leaking audio recordings that...

Supreme Court rules employers can ban class action lawsuits in arbitration

Neil GorsuchThe Supreme Court, dealing a potential blow to the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, ruled that...

Study: 4.6 Million American Kids Live in Homes With Unlocked, Loaded Guns

4.6 million kids live in homes with unlocked, loaded guns A country where one in three households owns guns is a country where a lot of...

Man yelling 'anti-Trump' rhetoric opens fire at President's Miami-area golf resort

National Doral Miami: gunman arrestedThe man who opened fire early Friday at the Trump National Doral Golf Club had been...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!