Worker told poppy is ‘offensive’

(7 News) A man claims he was given a written warning by his company after refusing to remove a Remembrance Day poppy because his work mates found it ‘offensive’.

The man, known only as Paul, told 3AW his workmates claimed the traditional emblem of remembrance celebrates war and death.

“I’ve worn a poppy two days before November 11 for the last 11 to 12 years,” he told Neil Mitchell’s program.

“This year my boss came up to me and said ‘we have had a couple of complaints in relation to the poppy you are wearing on your top. They find it offensive and can you please take it off’.” Read more and vote in the poll

Editors note: Another side effect from multireligionism.

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