The Taste of Injustice: Marketing Exec Asked to Bus Tables at Posh Event 😲

Diply Social Team
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Imagine landing your dream job, working with big-name clients, and then being asked to bus tables at a major client event while your colleagues indulge in a luxurious food and wine tasting. Sounds unfair, right? 😲 That's exactly what happened to one marketing executive, let's call her 'Miss M', who found herself in a rather sour situation. Let's delve into her story. 🕵️‍♀️

A New Job, A New Beginning 🌟

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Meet Patty, The Boss Lady 👩‍💼

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The Unexpected Curveball ⚾

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A Missed Opportunity 😞

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The Big Event 🎉

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The Unpleasant Surprise 😯

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A Taste of Injustice 😠

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The Unfair Treatment 😓

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The Dilemma 🤔

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The Fear of Being Misjudged 😨

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A Bitter Taste of Inequality: Is Miss M Justified in Her Outrage? 😮

After being asked to bus tables at a luxurious food and wine tasting event while her colleagues savored the delicacies, Miss M, a marketing executive, found herself questioning the fairness of the situation. Being the only African American woman in a team of white or white-passing colleagues, she couldn't help but wonder if there was a racial undertone to this request. As she grapples with the fear of being labeled 'not a team player', the internet weighs in on whether her outrage is justified. Let's dive into the world's reactions to this intriguing situation. 🌍💬

NTA. Stand up for yourself and gather evidence against them! 👏

bubbleuj | bubbleuj

"Reeks of poor decision-making or overt racism? NTA, bring it up!"

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NTA. Patty isn't looking too good either. 😲

weaintcool | weaintcool

INFO: Only one staffer asked to bus tables at event. 🤔

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NTA!! Fight against racism and stand up for yourself! 💪

behating | behating

NTA: Standing up against injustice and racism in the workplace 💪

GiddyGabby | GiddyGabby

Stand up for yourself! Take it to HR. NTA 🙏

Reasonable_racoon | Reasonable_racoon

NTA. Stand up for yourself and address the issue directly. 💪

Em4Tango | Em4Tango

Not common. Based on my experience, definitely not.

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NTA. Advocate for yourself and address the racial inequality 👏

DameofDames | DameofDames

NTA. Optics are awful. Time to job hunt. Don't serve & clean. 🙅‍♀️

Quix66 | Quix66

NTA. Take this to HR 👮. Lawsuit brewing 👀

LeReineNoir | LeReineNoir

NTA: You deserve to participate! It's unfair to exclude you. 🙏

NassyV_12 | NassyV_12

Document and report. NTA 🙌

lnodiv | lnodiv

Heartbreaking discrimination at posh event. No excuse for racism. 💔

Comfortablynumb_10 | Comfortablynumb_10

Stand up for yourself, document everything, and enjoy the lawsuit! 👏

Happy_Ad3452 | Happy_Ad3452

Manager advises against accepting server role, shares personal anecdote. 👍

dev_shenanigans | dev_shenanigans

Stand your ground and enjoy the event, NTA! 💪

CraigBybee | CraigBybee

Is the team really being fair or just hypocritical? 🤔

WhatThis4 | WhatThis4

"NTA. What a bunch of horseshit! Why should marketing staff do kitchen work?"

pokedabadger | pokedabadger

Refusing to be reduced to the help. NTA! 👏

NotYourMommyDear | NotYourMommyDear

Fighting injustice: Don't let them treat you like a servant! 🙊

SandrineSmiles | SandrineSmiles

Power plays at work: Stand up and assert your authority! 💪

2ndcupofcoffee | 2ndcupofcoffee

Employee questions boss's decision to make them bus tables 😕

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NTA: Managers shouldn't be bussing tables, focus on clients 👍

lovebeinganasshole | lovebeinganasshole

Demeaning behavior at work? HR needs to step up! 😲

Lady_Ellie119 | Lady_Ellie119

Stand up for yourself! Don't let them take advantage 💪

PhillyCyn | PhillyCyn

NTA: Client interaction is crucial, not just serving them. Talk to HR.

Catri | Catri

Marketing exec busing tables? NTA, that's a** backwards! 😲

ffsuk | ffsuk

NTA. Don't let them take credit for your hard work! 🙌

throwit_amita | throwit_amita

NTA. Fight for your rights! 💪🏼

nipnopples | nipnopples

NTA. Optics alone make their decision extremely stupid 😲

KKTide | KKTide

NTA. Use your lack of license as leverage with HR 💪

annamaenaef | annamaenaef

Unfair treatment of black woman at work raises suspicions 🤔

GeekyStitcher | GeekyStitcher

Outrageous request at work! NTA, save the race card 🔥

ginsengtea3 | ginsengtea3

NTA: Miscommunication about role, Patty is an ineffective manager 😲

Gullible_Ad_4653 | Gullible_Ad_4653

Fight back against racism and unfair treatment! Document and report! 💪

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Calling out Doug the douche for his audacity 😲

keikoarwen | keikoarwen

NTA: Time to brush up that CV! 👍

eve_713 | eve_713

NTA. Explain how it may affect client perception and diversity.

Elizabeth444444 | Elizabeth444444

Newbie employee shares experience of unfair task distribution at work

gesune | gesune

Quit without notice? Unacceptable! 😲

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Confused commenter questions why they're being asked to bus tables

WhisperedLightning | WhisperedLightning

NTA - Stick to your job description, don't be taken advantage of 💪

thinkbilbo | thinkbilbo

Job description unclear - did you sign up for table service?

rexconroy | rexconroy

NTA. Unfair treatment at posh event, save evidence for proof. 😲

Careless-Image-885 | Careless-Image-885

NTA, considering quitting in this situation 😲

wy100101 | wy100101

Sexist, racist f**kery! Run away from these a**holes! 😲

Rtarara | Rtarara

NTA: Stand up against racist treatment at client facing events! 🙊

Dazzling_Window9981 | Dazzling_Window9981

NTA: Stick to your job, let event staff handle service 👍

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Doug's bitterness and racial motivation is unfair and unprofessional. NTA 🙏

JennerikUse | JennerikUse

Outrageous request! NTA for refusing! Hire more waitstaff! 😲

jkflipflop2212 | jkflipflop2212

Clients won't take you seriously if they see you bussing tables! 😲

Drive-by-poster | Drive-by-poster

NTA. Deserve to enjoy the fruits of your labor 😋

Jamster_1988 | Jamster_1988

Fighting racism: Black exec refuses to be treated as a server 💪

Mhmmmm20 | Mhmmmm20

Fighting discrimination at work? Save evidence and seek HR support! ✊

PogChampUWU | PogChampUWU

NTA. Stand up against racism and find a better job! 💪

solo954 | solo954

Don't agree to bus tables, find another job 😲

terpischore761 | terpischore761

NTA. Don't let them take advantage of you. Stand your ground! 💪

TurbulentJudge1000 | TurbulentJudge1000

Fight like hell and don't let them shove you back! 💪

mysticalmac99 | mysticalmac99

Marketing exec upset about being asked to serve food 😠

vrcraftauthor | vrcraftauthor

Fighting back against racism and sexism at work 💪

Kosta7785 | Kosta7785

NTA, but is bussing tables really a marketer's job? 🤔

TheDoNothings | TheDoNothings

Corporate BS: No bending over backwards? You're not a team player 😲

StrykerC13 | StrykerC13

🦸‍♂️ NTA - Battling microaggressions and exposing a racist company!

Kahmael | Kahmael

Colleagues eat freely, but OP can't until authorized break? NTA 😲

ICRIWatch | ICRIWatch

NTA. Insulting to be pushed into background at important event 😲

slothenhosen | slothenhosen

Is it fair for higher-ups to schmooze while you bus tables? 😲

nrsys | nrsys

Questioning the fairness of hiring and event invitations 😔

AffectionateSorbet47 | AffectionateSorbet47

Professionals should be valued, not relegated to waitstaff. 💪

Fit_General7058 | Fit_General7058

Marketing minions do 90% of the work behind the scenes 🙏

Cherry_clafoutis | Cherry_clafoutis

NTA: Time to update your CV! 😲

Backgrounding-Cat | Backgrounding-Cat

Play dumb and delegate tasks to feel like a busybody 😲

Ok-Establishment-305 | Ok-Establishment-305

Navigating the fine line between flexibility and exploitation 😲

charlybell | charlybell

A mysterious comment that piques curiosity! What's the story behind?

ConstantStudent_ | ConstantStudent_

NTA! This is some racist bullshit 😲 Stand up for yourself!

yoneboneforjustice | yoneboneforjustice

NTA, seeking advice on dealing with a new situation. Good luck!

Loco-ToolTips | Loco-ToolTips

NTA. Unfair treatment based on race or a**hole boss? Patty's response.

Mekiya | Mekiya

Standing up for yourself doesn't make you an a**hole 😊

Pandalover916 | Pandalover916

Commenter calls out OP for unprofessional behavior. YTA 😲

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