An autonomous insurance company placed in Millinocket, Maine is perceiving the warmness after employees put a r*cist window sign on the door on Juneteenth. The d’i’s’p’u’t’e turned on early this week when citizens scan the statement that was vacated on the door of Harry E. Reed Insurance Agency.
Juneteenth, it’s whatever we’re closed, read the sign, which was positioned at the business’ door. Enjoy your meal and collard greens. Lisa Groelly told to NBC News that she took a photo of the sign after a co-worker said her about it. She send the picture with her daughter, who shared it on social media.Groelly told, “It was disgusting. I came back and I was speaking to my co-worker about it, and we were stunned. We were surprised at the mere insensibility and stupidity of it. Insurance giants Progressive and Allstate hit the sign and declared that they had broken ties with the agency. The company spokesperson Jeff Sibel said,
We’re devoted to create a surroundings where our people believe greeted, respected, and honored and anticipate that anyone affecting Progressive to take role in this duty. The sign is in explicit offense of that assurance and doesn’t align with our company’s Core Values and Code of Conduct.Melanie Higgins assists operate the insurance agency along with her mother, she grabbed duty for the sign but tells she never planned to hurt the feelings of anyone. Higgins told News Center, Maine. I would never knowingly do any h’a’r’m
to my mother’s business at all. She had nothing to do with this. I really apologize. I’m apologetic that this is even taking place. We are getting de*th threats, we are getting phone calls calling us truly wrong words.