King Soopers Employee Distributes Controversial Cartoons


DEVELOPING TONIGHT T UNION FOR KING SOOPERS WORKERSEREDDED WORKERS TO DO A BETTER JOB OF ACKNOWLEDGING CUSTOMERS. THE UNION CALLS THE DRAWINGS OFFENSIVE AND THREATENING. AS RICK SALLINGER REPORTS, KING SOOPERS SAYS THEY DON’T REPRESENT THE COMPANY’S VALUES. Reporter: KING SOOPERS CUSTOMERS WE SPOKE WITH HAD PRAISE FOR THE WORKERS. ARE THE EMPLOYING FRIENDLY? I LOVE THEM. I HAVE BEEN HERE FOR MANY, MANY YEARS. I KNOW THEM BY THEIR FIRST NAMES AND THEY KNOW ME. Reporter: THE UNION REPRESENTING MANY OF THOSE WORKERS IS LAMBASTING MANAGEMENT OVER CARTOONS SENT TO EMPLOYEES URGING THEM TO ACKNOWLEDGE CUSTOMERS. THIS SHOWS THREE PEOPLE INCLUDING A JESUS CHARACTER SAYING I’M JUST HANGING AROUND FOR SOME ACKNOWLEDGMENT. THIS IS A SACRILEGE AGAINST GOD, THE UNION PRESIDENT WROTE. THAT IS TERRIBLE, ACTUALLY. I KNOW WE SHOP HERE, I’M HERE SOMETIMES EVERY SINGLE DAY AND I THINK THEY ARE REALLY NICE. THEY SAY HI. Reporter: ANOTHER CARTOON SHOWS A BLACK ANGEL PULLING A WOMAN WITH THE WORDS GIRL, YOU BETTER PRAY FOR BETTER ACKNOWLEDGMENT. TO THAT, THE UNION WROTE RACIAL STEREOTYPE SERGEANT A OWING PROBLEM IN THIS COUNTRY. THIS CUSTOMER TOLD US SHE HAS ALWAYS BEEN TREATED WELL. I WISH ALL PEOPLE WANTED TO TREAT THEIR CUSTOMERS LIKE THAT. Reporter: RICK SALLINGER, CBS4 NEWS. KING SOOPERS SENT US THIS STATEMENT. WE REGRET THE COMMENTS MADE BY THIS ASSOCIATE AS THEY DO NOT SUPPORT KING SOOPERS’ VALUES. WE HAVE TAKEN APPROPRIATE ACTION.

2 comments on “King Soopers Employee Distributes Controversial Cartoons”

  1. MilesEdgeworth129 says:

    To everyone who shops at King Soopers, pay a little more respect to the employees, because their jobs are HELL. If they are in a bad mood, it's for good reason; so, be the mature adults that you are and, in the words of Nahyuta Sahdmahdi, "Let it go, and move on…"

  2. Great Googly Moogly says:

    Kim Cordova is pretty retarded.

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