The boss was jealous of this man’s cooking skills and told him, “No more food from home.”
What’s a typical workday lunch? Do you prefer to bring leftovers from the night before or order from a nearby cafe? Are you a gal? Personally, I think you can’t go wrong with soup or a nice sandwich for lunch. But if I’m really up for a game, I can make enough curry or risotto the night before so I can take the leftovers to the office.
Our lunch break should be just that – a break. Unfortunately for one employee, however, his supervisor decided that the meal was an excellent opportunity to make sexist comments and dictate what employees were allowed to eat. I did. BleachBasedCocktail recently shared a story on Reddit He details how jealous his boss was of his impressive cooking skills.
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This employee was forbidden to bring a delicious bento to work after his boss was jealous of his cooking skills.
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Your boss may be in charge of many things while we’re on the job, but what we eat for lunch is out of his control. It is highly unprofessional to think that employees have the right to dictate what they are allowed to eat after making inappropriate comments that imply that they do not know how to cook. We note that the culinary world is dominated by men. 74% of US chefs Men, but this does not mean that they are not good at their jobs. Anyone can learn how to cook, regardless of gender. It’s unfair for this boss to make innocent employees jealous, especially those who actually know how to cook.
This situation is ridiculous in the first place, but it sounds like you should report it to HR if it continues to escalate. , may amount to harassment depending on the severity of the situation. Not all workplace harassment is technically illegal today. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, but it should always report, so it can be shut down. In this case, if the harassment was based on this employee’s gender, it would be considered illegal and taken more seriously than just an offensive comment.
After all, what we bring to lunch has absolutely nothing to do with our job performance and shouldn’t be someone else’s job. , that’s your privilege. As long as you get the job done and none of your co-workers annoyed, the fun never ends!
Being a boss does not give the women in this story the right to make derogatory or sexist comments towards their employees.Being jealous at lunch is a very petty thing to do.Comments below Let us know your thoughts on this situation at. Then check out another Bored Panda article featuring lunchtime beef if you’re interested. this story Next!