Goldman snacks: bank sends hampers to staff amid ‘inhumane’ working hours

Goldman snacks: bank sends hampers to staff amid ‘inhumane’ working hours

The Guardian

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Directors pay for fruit and snack bundles for juniors as workers at other firms get bonuses and Pelotons

Bosses at Goldman Sachs have been sending sympathy snack boxes to overworked junior London bankers in response to complaints over “inhumane” 100-hour weeks that have affected their physical and mental health.

The one-off hampers, full of fruit and snacks, are understood to have been paid for by managing directors out of their own pockets, since Goldman has not offered any company-wide gifts or additional bonuses after a leaked report revealed concerns about poor working conditions earlier this month.

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