Law pavesway for equality

| 19/09/2011

(CNS): Government has made an important step towards creating a level playing field in the workplace for men and women with the passage last week of the Gender Equality law. Mike Adam, the minister for gender issues, explained that the goal is to eliminate sex and gender discrimination in employment, training and recruitment, as well as promote equal pay. He said the bill will protect against discrimination in other areas, such as access to goods and services, as well as discrimination in job adverts, forms and interviews. Sexual harassment is also addressed in the law, protecting men and women from unwanted sexual advances in the work place.

As well as being an important step in preparation for the implementation of the bill of rights next year, it will also help Cayman in its goal to have the United Kingdom extend the UN Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) to the islands. The law, which was passed with cross bench support in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, will come into effect in January next year, giving government time to begin an education campaign.

Adam said government was committed to taking equality beyond fair wages to ensure women in Cayman were offered equal opportunities in every aspect of life.

He said the bill would improve the quality of life for women, who often are the main victims of discrimination because of their sex, gender, pregnancy or marital status, but the provisions within the law would also be applicable to men who experience discrimination.

Adam pointed out that people often assume that because Cayman is a modern society there are few problems of gender discrimination at work, but he said this was not true.

“When we dig deeper and actually look at the statistics that are available to us, it becomes glaringly obvious that men and women in the Cayman Islands are not afforded equal opportunities, nor are they on a level playing-field when it comes to income and other areas,” he said.

He pointed out that in the 2009 Labour Force Survey men made up 50.5% of the labour force and females 49.5%, showing near equal participation but that equality didn’t translate to income.

“Females make up the majority of the two lowest salary brackets in this survey. 83.3% of persons making less than $800 per month were women and 63.5% of those making less than $1,600 a month were also women. Being confined to the poorest of the poor is extremely challenging, especially for women who often times are the sole bread winner of their families and do not receive any or adequate financial assistance from the father of their children,” Adam told his legislative colleagues.

On the opposite end of the spectrum, men comprised 65.5% of those making $7,200 or more a month. “Not only are women under-represented at the highest salary brackets in our country, but they are also, more often than not, paid less than men for doing the exact same work,” he added. Information obtained from the 2005 Occupational Wage Survey that was conducted by the Department of Employment Relations depicts high levels of gender discrimination when comparing the monthly salaries of men and women performing the same occupation.

“The provisions in this bill will no doubt be an opportunity for women and men to seek redress of discriminatory practices,” he added.

The law is the final product of many years of work, Adam said, which began in 2004 when government told the FCO it wanted CEDAW to be extended to Cayman. The UK said government would need to prepare local enabling legislation before that could happen and legislative research and development began in 2007.

Although the law is far reaching and ensures protection for all, there are certain exemptions in sensitive areas such as in hospitals, prisons or other establishments where a person requires special care or supervision to be done by a person of a particular sex.

Other than the special exemptions, once the law is in place it will be an offences to discriminate against anyone as a result of their gender at work and a Gender Equality Tribunal will hear discrimination complaints. Its five members will be appointed by Cabinet including a chairperson who is an attorney-at-law of at least 10 years standing. Once a claim is substantiated the tribunal will notify in writing the complainant and the person against whom the complaint was made of its findings and issue directions requiring the person to stop the discrimination or pay compensation of up to $20,000. A person who fails to comply with a direction of the tribunal commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of five thousand dollars ($5,000).

Adam told the House he believed that striving towards gender equality in the Cayman Islands was the right direction. “While there will definitely be a shift in the way that wethink and do business as managers and companies, I believe that the rewards that we will get by trying to ensure an equal future for our daughters and sons is worth every ounce of complication that we may encounter on this learning curve,” he said, adding that there is nothing complicated or wrong in supporting gender equality.

See law here and amendments below

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  1. Anonymous says:

    More government interference in employment  is the last thing that Cayman needs.

    Businesses will be rendered less efficient by another obstacle to hiring the personnel they want, and government taxes have to be raised to fund the lower efficiency.

    The truth is, no business can afford to discriminate against people, male, female, or otherwise.  Every business is only interested in how it can make a profit, because if it didn't it would be bankrupt.

    Who says women are being discriminated against anyway? The CEO's of many corporations are women. A woman leads the German government. Discrimination against women is a fairy tale.

    So this law is just  one more stupid government move to fight against Cayman employment

     

  2. Anonymous says:

    I'm all for affirmative action putting women in upper-level high paying positions. As a straight male, how else am I going to sleep my way to the top???

  3. Anonymous says:

    What's the penalty for being called, "dahling" or "sweetheart"?

  4. Anonymous says:

    It looks as though the automated UN Trolls have hit this board. God help us all.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Ummm – isn't the image and text at the top of this article very degrading against women???

    • Anonymous says:

      That's the point!  Haven't you seen the adds from back in the old days?  Women used to be treated like crap.  Although some deserve it, it is nice for them to be on an equal level with men.

      • Anonymous says:

        If they were "like men, only cheaper", businesses would be taking advantage of the HUGE MASS(about 50%!) of underexploited labour.  Except for sexual harassment, I don't see the point of this legislation. 

        Furthermore, why is equal pay only applicable between different sexes.  What if two of sex 'X' did the same job, but had different pay?  Why should this be any different?  Apparently a progressive and moral society thinks only politically agitated differences deserves legal action(or the threat of).  What a joke.  People are really idiots.

  6. Anonymous says:

    This is great news for women. Congrats ladies.
    Now will they provide equalrights for men such as paternity leave, giving men the right to assist our women after birth?
    I think the next step will also be to have the maternity leave extended as in Canada where they are given a year to care for their children. It sounds bad for business but imagine the quality that our infants will become after being cared for by mom and not preschool or a nanny, don’t get me wrong, their both great but mommy knows best.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Ummh yeah, whatever…the problem in the Cayman Islands are not the laws, but rather how they are enforced.  In other words, if you're a poor Schmuck who is caught with little bits of ganja, kiss your liberty goodbye.  On the other hand, if you're some connected Schmuck with millions of dollars in your bank account, you can do as you please and nobody is going to touch you.  Ultimately, pass as many laws as you want; as long as they're selectively enforced, it's not going to make a difference one way or another…

  8. Anonymous says:

    This should be interesting. I was wondering the other day how someone could be so bright as to say that they only wanted a Spanish or Filopina helper. Can you please explain the reasoning behind that? Is it becasue the kids acn only get along with such people??

    • Caymanians get the first shot. says:

      Or is it because Expats cannot hire Jamicans and there are no Caymanians or US/Canada/European Expats that are willing to work for the Salary offered? 

  9. Subway Cookie says:

    I absolutely agree that employees should be afforded a means of redress for sexual harrassment at work.  It is prevalent and perhaps employers should issue a bit of education to its employees about what sexual harrassment entails because people may not be aware that their words and/or actions actually constitute harrassment.  While I understand the statistics above relating to women not holding positions in the top earning roles, we must take into consideration those of us women who actually choose toremain in certain subordinate roles in order to allow us to take care of our families.  There is a vast difference between a woman who wants the job and won't get it because she is a woman and a woman who perhaps is capable of doing the job but doesnt want it because she needs/wants to be able to be there for her family.  I know of one qualified CPA who is happy to be in a subordinate role because she earns good money but can also have the time to be there for her child most evenings.  This may be the case for many women, especially single mothers.  The top role are absolutely worth striving for and women should have them if they want them but don't discount or thinking less of us who may choose to sacrifice the top in order to keep our kids from ending up on the bottom!

    One thing I will say it that with all the equality legislation in the world, if people are afraid to speak up and risk losing their jobs or their work permits this legislation will be all bark no bite!

  10. Anonymous says:

    ADDRESS THE CRIME PLEASE :

  11. Reggae Joe says:

    "You Cook?… You Eat?…. Why you answer question with question?"

  12. Just a thought says:

    Emerging economies, our future overlords: still respect men, still allow men to be men

    Declining economies, has-beens, post-imperialist wastelands: do not respect men, TV ads are for probiotic yoghurt, concealer, and anti-depressants, everyone has to be f***ing equal regardless of output

     

    Be careful what you wish for

     

    • Just a thought says:

      Note to all those thumbing this down: the above is incontrovertible despite your liberal beliefs.  I would provide the evidence but CNS readers have short attention spans

  13. Ubelievedat says:

    Thanks Mike, I'm sure this will be our next biggest issue for Caymanians to battle however what is much more needed at present is our Immigrgation Laws, mainly those carrying out the Immigration functions (with regards to work permits, staffing plans and PR); the bias attitude of foreign workers towards Caymanians (that hold the higher positions) that use their power and influence to deny qualified Caymanians employment.

    Tell me Mike, how is it possible for qualified Atthorneys and Bank Managers to not be able to find a job because they are "over-qualified" or they are, one day, out of the blue, told that their employment will end in six months time without a valid reason YET we have some 25,000 foreign / non-Caymanin people working in the Cayman Islands on a WORK PERMIT.

    What I don't hear from ANY of our Immigration Boards or the Govt, is the need and urgency for Caymanians that are currently out of a job, to send their Resumes to the Board so that they can better assess and make better decisions on work permit issuances.

    What I don't hear from ANY of our Immigration Boards or the Govt, is that Caymanians MUST be given the first consideration and opportunity, where appropriate.

    What I don't see happening with ANY of our Immigration Boards or the Govt, is that those foreign employers that have broken our Immigration Laws, they are not approached or repremanded in any way, shapre or form.

    What I don't see happening is that there is NO WATCH DOG to review the actions of the Immigration Board members decsisions or failure to make a decision.

    Mike,  do you think you could resolve this problem for us????? No other MLA seems to have gotten the courage and balls to do so yet.

    • Caymanians get the first shot. says:

      Whats sad is as my employer (a Caymanian) said.  There is not enough qualified Caymanians to do the role.  We have ample opportunity to employ Caymanians and have to prove why we didn't employ one for the roles that were advertised.

      The sad fact of the matter is – they think they are qualified but infact are not.  For example a couple of Caymanians applied for a job as our CFO.  One had a collage deploma but that was it.  No degree, no work experience and expected to get the job.  Another applicant was a bank teller who applied – no qualifications but 5+ years experience working in a bank.  This is not qualified for a job of that level.

      We (our company) then had to prove to immigration that they were not good enough & they complained.

      Likewise I'll happily give up my position to any qualified Caymanian in a heart beat.  Unfortuanatley there isn't any that have the required skills.  There also was no Caymanian applicants for the job adtervised for a joint position with me and learn what I know before I leave to return home.

      • Anonymous says:

        Which job was the joint job?  Was it advertised honestly?

      • Anonymous says:

        Obviously you are qualified because English is not your first language. Learn English!

    • Jennie says:

      All of the items you have listed are actually occurring. Sounds like you are bitter about a job you missed out on and have decided to trot out the old 'the expat was given preferential treatment even though I was more qualified" line. As an employee (on a work permit) who is directly responsible for employing staff – I can assure you that we attempt to employ caymanians in ALL positions. Why? – It is cheaper and business is all about making money – very simple really. But let me be clear we do not  hire unsuitable caymanians – why – Becasue it costs money and businesses are out there to make money!

  14. Anonymous says:

    So chivalry is out the window. if something is heavy it is equal that the woman lift it?

  15. Anonymous says:

    It looks like we are drowning in a morass of unnecessary legislation. Do these lawmakers honestly believe that they can sit in their ivory tower and pass legislation for the good of a people that they sold out years ago?

     

  16. Anonymous says:

    '“Not only are women under-represented at the highest salary brackets in our country, but they are also, more often than not, paid less than men for doing the exact same work,” he added'..

    Substitute "native Caymanians" for "women", and "expatriates" for "men" in this sentence and you would be absolutely correct:

      “Not only are native Caymanians under-represented at the highest salary brackets in our country, but they are also, more often than not, paid less than expatriates for doing the exact same work” .

    For example, there are no native Caymanian equity partners at Walkers and Maples law firms.

    Of course there are those on here who wish to conceal this fact by saying we should not distinguish native Caymanians from status holders, or pretend that they don't know what a native Caymanian is.

    • Anonymous says:

      Probably one of the most ignorant posts i've ever read. Nobody wishes to conceal anything and as a native Caymanian I do not distinguish between a holder of Caymanian Status and a "native Caymanian"-whatever that is . So long as idiots in this country continue to choose to use divisive rhetoric like this poster instead of focusing how everyone on this island can improve matters chances are things will deteriorate. You fail to mention that both the firms you attempt to insult have amazing training programmes for Caymanians, you also fail to mention both currently have Caymanian equity partners. They also have had native Caymanian equity partners that have retired. I wonder what your agenda is? Failed legal career? no real purpose in life?

      • Anonymous says:

        Not true, but keep your head in the sand.

      • Anonymous says:

        Actually your posts is one of the most ignorant that I have ever read. If you are indeed a native Caymanian (which I doubt) then you are obviously one of the idiots who thinks he/she is special until you get a rude awakening. The Caymanian 'partners' at both firms are not equity partners at all but are associate partners employed at a high salary.   

      • Anonymous says:

        You said "as a native Caymanian I do not distinguish between a holder of Caymanian Status and a "native Caymanian"-whatever that is".

        LOL.Let me get this right: you claim to be a "native Caymanian" but you don't know what a "native Caymanian" is? The problem is that like all Uncle Toms you are having an identity crisis.  

    • Anonymous says:

      So… how is YOUR law degree coming?

       

      • Anonymous says:

        Legally qualified long ago with a good degree.

        • Anonymous says:

          So… you're pissed that you haven't been named partner?

           

          • Anonymous says:

            I have been a partner in one of the largest firms but it was a real struggle to get there.  

            • Anonymous says:

              "A real struggle"… as it should be, I suppose.  But, "have been"?  Have you retired?

              And I'm wondering:  do you know of anyone right now that should be a partner at Walkers or Maples and is Caymanian?

    • Jennie says:

      let me guess where you are going with this – you are a native caymanian therefore you are entitled to everything you want and don't have to lift a finger to work for it. pathetic. And did it ever occur to you that there has not been a 'native' caymanian (a term you use so fondly to increase your sense of entitlement) suitable to be an equity partner at one of those law firms. Of course you haven't becasue your sense of entitlement will not let you! 

      Also I wonder what you mean by 'exact' same work. We have two employees in our office both with the same title. One is Caymanian one is on a work permit. The person on a work permit is paid more – but not because they are simply an expat. Becasure they work 60 hours a week, the other person won't work a minute over 37.5 hours. The expat has not taken a sick day in three years, the other person takes 10 days each year religiously. The expat never complains about what work they are asked to do, the other person belives that they set their own work schedule and can pick and choose what they want to do. So when you say exact same work – forgive me if I do not belive you.

      And yes  I am Caymanian – but not native – hopefully this doesn't make me too much of a lesser being. 

      • Anonymous says:

        You're not a lesser being; you're just not Caymanian at heart and can't be.  You came to get and leave when you can't get anything more. 

        Furthermore, Caymanians shouldn't be penalised because they don't work slave hours – 60 hrs!  You should be charged for human rights abuse.  You turn my stomach.  We need to be with our families also.  We can't live a dozen to a room.

        • Howard says:

          Ok so they shouldn't be penalised. But think about a boss who is faced with the facts above when deciding who to promote? My guess is that they would promote the expat, based purely on the the increased work load and dedication thay have shown, which makes them much more valuable to their business. Maybe if more caymanians demontrated this they would relaise that the "expats look after expats" theory is bogus and is only used by the weak to excuse their own failings. 

          • Anonymous says:

            " the expats look after expats" theory is bogus".

            It is not a "theory" and certainly is not bogus. That is plainly obvious to all but the wilfully blind. Your suggestion that an expat is automatically more productive and dedicated is bogus and relfects your prejudice against Caymanians.  

        • Anonymous says:

          I would guess that in this thread, the expats under discussion are professionals, not domestic workers living a dozen to a room.  And professional expats also have families.  It is commonplace for professionals the world over to work more than 37.5 hours — and up to 60 is not at all out of the ordinary.  The only people I know in my home country who work the standard 37.5 hour work week are unskilled workers and lower level admin workers who don't aspire to positions of responsibility.  

           

          Another thing: Most professional expats I know didn't "come to get".  They came for a change of scene, for a couple of yearsin the sun or because they were asked by their firms at home to acquire some international experience.  Until recently, remember, professionals in finance and accounting industries were still in demand.  They didn't need to come here "to get".  

           

           

      • Anonymous says:

        Clearly, the point of my post was to point the gross inequities and in some cases rank discrimination levelled against native Caymanians in the workplace. Obviously this is about having equal treatment to not better than the expatriate. But of course you could not address these points so instead you launched into the usual spiel about Caymanians' sense of entitlement complete with negative stereotypes as to lack of work ethic etc. You have succeeded only in exposing your own ignorance and prejudice. You have made it clear that you see Caymanains as liabilities to any business and automatically lacking necessary skills and therefore one could only expect prejudice from you in the workplace. Funnily enough you finish up by making the exact same distinction between native Caymanians and others no doubt because you feel that makes you superior.  Thank you for unwittingly proving my point. You are a part of the evil that affilicts Cayman.  

        • Natalia says:

          Absolute rubbish. I agree with the poster your repsonding too, there is no gross inequity, your bitterness and sense of entitlement has clouded your good judgment (assuming that you had any in the first place but I amnow doubting it). Get over it – good things come with hard work – not persistent whining about imaginary excuses.

          • Anonymous says:

            You do not know me and there is nothing in what I wrote that suggested any undue sense of entitlement. Please don't try to lecture me about hard work. I am an extremely hardworking professional who has done well. I am not making this complaint on behalf of myself but what I am been in a position to observe with many others. There is nothing at all imaginary about discrimination. You are burying your head in the sand.

            Is the complaint of discrimination against women also "imaginary"? Should they also just "get over it"?"  

            • Anonymous says:

              Ever since I arrived here in Cayman, I have heard about how Caymanians were discriminated against.  Yet not once, has that ever been proven.  Give us names, situations, perpetrators.  Where exactly is this happening?  It is easy to say anything you want.  Look at McKeeva Bush.  And just like with McKeeva Bush, there is no hospital under construction, there is no port under construction, there is not enterprise city under construction and there is no discrimination against Caymanians.

              • Anon says:

                It's been proven many times over. Sometimes in Labour Tribunals and other times at Immigration Boards. This is widely practised. Indeed non-discrimination is the exception rather than the rule. Good examples of non-discriminatory employers are Ernst & Young and CUC.  

                It takes extraordinary temerity to suggest that the vast majority of Caymanians, many of whom are educated, intelligent, talented individuals, would just sit around and make up stories about being discriminated against when in fact there is no such thing.  

        • Howard says:

          "The usual spiel about Caymanians sense of entitlement" Funny you should say this but another story on this website has an expert confirming this exact same thing – do you know more then the expert? Or are you going to spin this as some expat conspiracy as well? 

          • Anonymous says:

            Clearly, there is a sense of entitlement by some young people. BTW that exists not only in Cayman but also in the U.S. where many youngsters will not apply for any job that involves physical labour. But in no way, shape or form can that be used to deny that discrimination against Caymanians exists in the workplace.       

          • Anon says:

            I suggest you read the article about the proposed new Legal Practitioner's Bill.  

      • Anonymous says:

        Dear Jennie,

        I think you have put in words what many expats feel with regards to workplace and the neverending battle between Caymanians and expats. That is the reason why employers favor expats over Caymanians, the sense of entitlement.

        • Anonymous says:

          We are quite aware that you hold us in contempt but thanks for confirming it.

      • Anonymous says:

        What a funny post. So apparently discrimination against women in the workplace is real and unjustifiable but if it is discrimination against Caymanians then it is either not real or fully justifiable on the basis that they are not lazy, incompetents with an undue sense of entitlement. Don't you think that bosses can equally seek to justify discrimination against women, e.g. on the basis that they may need maternity leave several times over, stay home with sick children etc.?  It appears that once you are in favoured category you can easily dismiss the complaints of others.     

    • Anonymous says:

      Hmmmmm…I'm not sure how accurate this is.  My husband is what you would call a Paper Caymanian.  He heads up an office here and has been managing it for about 14 years.  He is obliged to pay his best Caymanian staff members more than he himself earns in order to ensure they don't jump ship.  They are well-qualified and good at what they do, and they are constantly being offered more money to work at competing firms.  I mean constantly.  One of these staff members recently announced that he would be leaving his current job because an offer was made to him that he simply "couldn't refuse."  Can't blame him, really.  He needs to do what is best for his family.  But it does go to show that money is being dangled in front of hard-working and well-qualified Caymanians…companies need them.

       

      • Anonymous says:

        I am sorry, but I don't believe you. That sounds like pure fantasy. An expat boss who pays his lower level Caymanian staff more than he is paid simply so they won't leave. What a crock.  

        • Anonymous says:

          I assure you, it is quite true.  

        • Anonymous says:

          And I didn't say they were lower level staff.  They are not.  I said they are well-qualified and good at what they do — they are experienced professionals.

  17. Anonymous says:

    A woman once told me, " You don't have to do anything, I just have to say you did it, I'm a woman you are a man who do you think the court is going to believe"

  18. Truth says:

    Before everyone unanimously declares this to be a good thing, have a read of this: http://www.psy.fsu.edu/~baumeistertice/goodaboutmen.htm

     

    It may open your eyes.

  19. Anonymous says:

    We have no gender issues in Cayman.  This will lead to the criminalisation of the Caribbean male culture.  Women in Cayman are fortunate to have many positive role models at the highest levels of business and government.  We have always respected and valued our women here and this law is totally unnecessary.

    • Anonymous says:

      Wow!  What world do you live in?  For those subjected to wandering hands and inappropriate sexual comment by colleagues and bosses it would seem to me to be long overdue for this kind of Caribbean male culture to be criminalised.  This is not respecting and valuing women. It doesn't respect the female employee subjected to the stress and unwanted attention of this situation and it doesn't respect the woman that man usually already has at home.

      • Actually says:

        The only crime most approaching men commit is that of being insufficiently attractive.  That's the difference between harassment and 'he's so confident'.  Please – take your tired ideas elsewhere

      • Anonymous says:

        My dear, this is not confined to "Caribbean male culture". There are many expat men who feel entitled to flirt with the female staff. Some go further. One very prominent English attorney thought it was his prerogative to grope any female member of staff any time he chose and to slap them on their bottoms. Others have drug fuelled orgies with female staff. So please, none of the condescending "Caribbean male culture" comments.

    • Anonymous says:

       

      Unnecessary?? I'm a male local citizen, and i think it is necessary!!  Even with the equal gender rights in my county of birth, there is still the 'glass ceiling' for women in the work place.  I have worked in a few different resorts in a few different countries, and have seen things happen that get brushed off here, that would get you fired, maybe even charged in other places such US, Canada, UK, Australia to name a few.  I was born in the Caribbean,  so does that make it ok for me to harass women? and should my daughter just put up with getting harassed, because its considered a 'Male Caribbean Culture'.  Please don't teach these ignorant thoughts to the next generation!

       

      From a Citizen who is scared of what is happening to his country!!

    • Anonymous says:

      Not everything is as "equal" as you think.  Women here do get the hardside of things in some cases – not all but some. 

      For example my wife took her car in to a "reputable" car dealer and was quoted a huge amount of money for minor repair (inc some that the car didn't need).  A week later I took the eact same car in and was told the same repair was quoted only 60% of the total price she was.  None of the false repairs were on the bill either.   I've heard of this happening at several places as they don't think women know.

      Also look at discrimination towards men.  How much Maternity leave do men get here in Cayman?  Women get their 8 + weeks and men get 0.  Ok we don't carry the baby etc for 9 months but after the birth we have no time for involvement unless its saved holiday or unpaid leave.  Not quite Equal is it?  Also some Maternity leave for Fathers might help with bonding time so the crime you see now thats caused by poor parenting may be avoided.

      • Anonymous says:

        "How much Maternity leave do men get here in Cayman?  Women get their 8 + weeks and men get 0.  Ok we don't carry the baby etc for 9 months but after the birth we have no time for involvement unless its saved holiday or unpaid leave.  Not quite Equal is it?  Also some Maternity leave for Fathers might help with bonding time so the crime you see now thats caused by poor parenting may be avoided."

        1.  You do realise your asking to get paid less?

        2.  Crime has nothing to do with fathers not getting maternity leave.  If you believe this, you need to get off your xxx and start getting involved in the community because you obviously don't know whats going on.

    • Anonymous says:

      Are you KIDDING me?!?!!?! Sexual harrassment is TERRIBLE here!!

      • Anonymous says:

        By men and women

      • Anonymous says:

        Terrible here in the sense that it is not what you have wherever you came from, where your culture keeps its men in chains while you swap heels under the desk and power out of the revolving door for after-work drinks.  

      • Anonymous says:

        Could not agree more!  I have worked in several countries and this is by far the worst I have ever seen it.  The things that men here think is it ok to say to women in the work place or even complete strangers on the street are completely disgusting.  This is long overdue.

    • Anonymous says:

      As you try to “respect” a new woman every weekend, the number of fatherless children soon-to-be gangsters (wanksters) grows. The biggest source of crime here lies in procreation by men who don’t plan past their next orgasm. Not that the women are any better. Hoe, hoe, hoe, it’s off to the club they go…