Pip’s Original Doughnuts & Chai claimed to be offering the “best job in Portland” when it published an advert looking for up to two “part time folks”.
But the Oregon outlet warned interested people they would not be suitable if they had any “non-medical, non-religious dietary restrictions”.Seems reasonable. Who could possibly obj...
...some customers in Orgeon, recently voted America’s most vegan-friendly city by animal rights group PETA, slammed the advert and accused the shop of discrimination.*baffled face*
Iva Helzer wrote on the store’s Facebook page: “Won't return now that I know you discriminate against vegetarians in your hiring practices!
“We are good enough to buy your products, in my case near daily, but not okay to work there.”I suggest a new slogan: 'Come to Pip's - Guaranteed Irritating Vegan-Free!'
He wrote on Facebook: “After receiving as much hate email as we have in the last two days I'm more steadfast and sure of our position than ever.
“I'd rather have the freedom to run my business in a way that is both lawful and representative of my own hard-earned right of choice than capitulate to bullying, fear tactics and intimidation.”I wish I was in Oregon. I'd buy your stuff, and I don't even like ghastly American doughnuts (sugar-dusted ring doughnut only, no jam, never sprinkles).