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Sports chains punishing with push-ups in front of colleagues
"Sports chains punishing with push-ups in front of colleagues"

"Employees at the chain XXL is punished with pushups if they are late or do not live up to säljmålen. "

"Jennifer Mellgren, former employees in the store, was called in to the boss when she refused to do armhävningarna the face of colleagues."

"– Had I been in 20-years aged, I had not dared to speak out, " she says."

"At the end of February, Jennifer Mellgren, 36, an employment of the chain XXL in Stockholm. Already on the first day informed her that there is a risk to get to do push-ups if you're late, something that she interpreted as a joke."

"Day number two came Jennifer Mellgren a few minutes late to a meeting and was asked to do push-ups, which she refused."

"When she pointed out that she felt it as a punishment explained the head that it was about to motivate."

"– Had I been in 20-years aged, I had not dared to speak out, I had made these armhävningarna and felt jättekränkt."

"Jennifer Mellgren tells us that the chain decided to call their customers ”guests”, something the customers themselves have expressed that they think is strange."

" Happens to say the wrong to the guests and call the for the customers will also then punished with push-ups."

"the toilet Brush was sent around."

"During a morning meeting, sent it around a clean toilet brush to colleagues that they would look at and inspect," says Jennifer Mellgren. The message was that they had cleaned the toilets are bad."

"– They want to demonstrate that we had not attended to us. It is so offensive, you do not speak to adults that way."

"After only nine days of Chain chose Jennifer Mellgren to say up and go out with a Facebook-post and tell you about the company. The post has received massive response and closer to the 7 000 people have shared it."

" It has been a shock, it has happened so much in so few days. I've gone with raised eyebrows for so many days now, and it was nice to get it out. "

"Employees testifies of the worse things"

"Jennifer Mellgren says that she has received communication from several employees who will testify about the worse things they had not dared to tell you about because they are afraid of retaliation or losing their jobs."

"– That I have been on the tube just at the surface. It has been everything from people don't get breaks, or not paid for overtime, got to work opening to closing. I have also been told about a bootcamp in Norway, which seems completely absurd. Then appear these armhävningarna that's peanuts in the context."

"Afraid to lose sales staff competitions – bought the goods for yourself"

"Jennifer Mellgren also talks about a method the company calls this ”the bomb”. A drawing of a bomb being sent around between different departments and goes on to sell a product within a certain period of time."

"– Otherwise punished with push-ups. At our department we had so much to do that day as an employee of our department, offered to buy the item for their own money so that we would escape the punishment. "

"”We therefore took immediate contact with the affected department store and had the same day a meeting with management where we discussed the matter and action was taken. We have acted instantly on this.”"

"What action has been taken it is not clear from the post. "

"the Event has been notified to the Swedish work environment authority. "

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