This Woman Was Sent Home For Wearing Flats; Her Response Led To Company-Wide Policy Change

05.13.16 2 years ago 9 Comments
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Wearing high heels is the pits. Anyone who says differently is BS’ing you. See? If wearing heels is “Chinese foot binding, but in modern form,” why is it okay for companies to force women to endure this pain every day? The answer is, IT’S NOT!

One London receptionist is taking a stand against company regulated footwear. That woman is 27-year-old Nicola Thorp, who says she was told to wear shoes with a 2 to 4-inch heel when she arrived at finance company PwC in December. After she refused to follow these instructions, Thorp was sent home. In response to being sent home, she decided to set up a petition demanding that the dress code be changed. It has since received 50,000 signatures which requires a government response.

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