FUN

04.11.13

Swiss Bank Plays Prank on Men on Equal Pay Day

Men could only withdraw 80 percent from ATM. Pissed-off reactions followed.

Did you celebrate Equal Pay Day? A Swiss bank certainly did—with a prank on its male customers. When male customers tried to withdraw 100 Swiss francs, they could only withdraw 80—since women make only 80 percent of what men do. The bank teamed up with a local women’s organization to bring awareness. The men received a note afterward explaining the prank, and they were given their missing money. But the reactions before they knew what was going on are pretty hilarious—much funnier than when women get their paycheck and realize they make 20 percent less than men for the same job.