Kimberly (kimberly071182) wrote in polloftheday,
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How Far is Too Far?

Poll #1713215 YOUR HANDS DON'T BELONG THERE

Do you think popular retail chains should require managers to check bags and purses each time employees leave their store?

Yes
2(1.5%)
Yes, but with restrictions (such as asking employees to open their purses wide enough to see inside, and to remove any questionable items or obstructions; without touching personal belongings, or reaching into bags or purses themselves)
37(27.0%)
Undecided or other (feel free to comment below)
16(11.7%)
No
82(59.9%)

Do you think popular retail chains should require managers to pat down their employees each time they leave their store?

Yes
1(0.7%)
Yes, but with restrictions (such as asking them to remove outer garments, or turn out their pockets; without physically touching employees)
7(5.1%)
Undecided or other (feel free to comment below)
8(5.8%)
No
121(88.3%)

Would you feel violated if you were patted down unexpectedly by an employer?

Yes
103(76.3%)
Yes, but how severely would depend on the job and situation
22(16.3%)
Depends on the job and situation
8(5.9%)
Undecided or other (feel free to comment below)
1(0.7%)
No
1(0.7%)

What would you do if you were patted down unexpectedly by an employer?

Abide by their policy without question
10(5.2%)
Contact upper management to see if this is a policy they do/will enforce regularly
60(31.2%)
Contact upper management to see if this is a policy they do/will enforce regularly, and if so, leave immediately
47(24.5%)
Leave immediately
17(8.9%)
Depends on the job
44(22.9%)
Undecided or other (feel free to comment below)
14(7.3%)

If you walked out, then discovered within the following days it was not their corporate policy (despite having been told by a manager it was), would you return and/or contact HR?

Yes
78(58.2%)
Depends on the job
18(13.4%)
I would not walk out
13(9.7%)
Undecided or other (feel free to comment below)
14(10.4%)
No
11(8.2%)

What corporate or business policies do you feel violate personal privacy?

Criminal background checks
4(0.6%)
Credit score checks
83(13.2%)
Patting down employees (no restrictions)
127(20.2%)
Patting down employees (with restrictions)
85(13.5%)
Purse checks (no restrictions)
115(18.3%)
Purse checks (with restrictions)
58(9.2%)
Relinquishing social networking passwords
125(19.9%)
... but it depends on the job
26(4.1%)
I prefer not to answer, because it depends entirely on the job
2(0.3%)
Undecided or other (feel free to comment below)
4(0.6%)

As a customer, if a business enforces policies you feel violate employee rights, would you still shop there?

Yes
13(9.7%)
It depends on how severely I feel it violates employee rights
64(47.8%)
Undecided or other (feel free to comment below)
22(16.4%)
No, as long as it doesn't affect my rights as a customer
6(4.5%)
No
29(21.6%)
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