See, there's the problem right there. The fact that an employee speaks more than one language isn't a challenge to be overcome. It's a valuable asset that provides one's company with limitless opportunities.
And, after all that effort and all those words, the folks responsible for communicating for Whole Foods still weren't sure they were communicating well enough.
So Letton circled back around and tried to edit Friedland's statement, telling USA Today in an e-mail that saying employees "must speak English" was "an overstatement."
The final word is that the company now says that it would review the policy. You know, the one that it supposedly didn't have 10 minutes ago.
And these are the folks who want us all to speak proper English so we can get our point across? They need to go first.
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