Burton Woman Banned From Working At Iceland Because Tattoo Makes Her Look Like A Customer
SARAH Garton of – get this – Occupation Road, Albert Village, Burton, Derbyshire, did not get the job as a part-time cleaner at the branch of Iceland Foods in Swadlincote because she has the tattoo of a lily and vine on her left hand.
“It made me feel upset and angry because he did not explain why… Iceland ought to think about the person and the personality and whether they can do the job — not what they look like.”
Anorak fashions an idea: it might be because the bosses at the frozen goods emporium staff apart from the customers. The rule applies to other super markets: no-one working at Marks & Spencer is allowed to sport a blue rinse; Waitros staff are forbidden from naming their sons “Joshy” or “Tamara”; and Kiwk Save wooers need A-level physics…