Bystanders

 

can be worse than offenders

It’s one thing to hit and run

out of a panic

It’s another to just stand there and watch

 

Do not minimize me to grief

or have pity because of what I scream about

Death will come our way

without exception

 

But hurting people while they grieve is a crime

I had and still have no strength and no money to fight Pret A Manger in court

I just write

 

And you all can pret-end to not care

and keep it politically correct and quiet

 

Bystander

 


 

I worked at Pret A Manger for almost 10 years and survived systemic workplace bullying during bereavement that involved HR, the top leadership, HQ and even the now “retired” former CEO Clive Schlee. I declined 4 settlement offers if I am silent about my ordeal. But I rather starve and speak out to help others. For an overview of important blog entries of my experience with Pret, please visit “My Ordeal with Pret A Manger”. The little arrow to the right next to each heading will lead directly to the post.
I tell my story for the first time verbally in below audio player interview on a podcast by The Adam Paradox, and wrote an article in the
Scottish Left Review.
Thank you for reading/listening.

Interview:

 

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