Diversity Man Essay

829 Words Nov 28th, 2012 4 Pages
Nightmare on Wall Street

This case is all about facts and incidents about the harsh truths that lie behind the discrimination and harassment against women in the workplace. Males have predominately rules the workplace on Wall Street and had the perception of having no women take their glory. For years women were filling suits with the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) about the way men were treating them. Women were getting mistreated, demoted, harassed or even fired in some incidents for reasons beyond their control.
Robert Thomann is a good example of the mistreatment that was being laid on the female brokers. Thomann was out on 8 weeks maternity leave and when she came back, her branch manager which was known
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What a hypocrite statement that is the biggest double standard ever. Women like this are in a no win situation because the men are walking around knowing that they can't be touched. And that is the way things were going. Men would make threats to the women that if they filed harassment suits, which they would never find another job in this business again. One of the women after quitting got offered three or four million dollar manager positions, that are were discharged. It's sadly to say that some people who do such horrible acts. Not only to do such acts, but to get away with them is the sad part. Something is not right with that picture.
Women were aware while entering into that field of work that men discriminated against women. But no women I know would let rumors from keeping me from making millions of dollars. But it came a time for all these women were they said it was enough. Many of the times they would just ignore the men, other times they would file suits waiting for the correct resolution that never happened, other times it got so bad it forced them to quit. Quit! How could they get away from driving women brokers from their job who are extremely qualified. Personally I think there is something terribly wrong when the EEOC keeps getting suit charges and charges against discrimination and harassment against women in the workplace.

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