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3. Unions are the answer
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 02:53 PM
Feb 19

It's silly to depend on corporation to treat workers fairly out of the goodness of their hearts. They exist to maximize profits first, last and always.

My last retail environment was back in the 80s & union. CrispyQ Feb 19 #1
They also schedule like that Bettie Feb 19 #2
No benefits, either. NT Trueblue Texan Feb 20 #27
Well of course not Bettie Feb 20 #29
Unions are the answer dlk Feb 19 #3
++ appalachiablue Feb 19 #5
Yes! That's the sort of thing that lead to unions in the first place. patphil Feb 19 #12
Yes. It has always been my contention to those who complain about unions is that it's companies who create them because Wonder Why Feb 19 #18
At the moment, the Union of Retail EmployERS is unbeatable PTL_Mancuso Feb 19 #17
YES BonnieJW Feb 20 #31
Our grandparents and parents knew the value of unions dlk Feb 20 #32
Plenty of Union workers voted for Reagan BlueNIndiana Feb 20 #33
Unfortunately, true dlk Feb 20 #34
Wonder if Rebl2 Feb 20 #35
Yes, Reagan was a SAG union member and even led them on a strike on 1960 dlk Feb 20 #36
Wow Rebl2 Feb 20 #37
This has been going on for a long time. Also, split shifts. Work 3 hours, off 3, work 4. SharonAnn Feb 19 #4
I hated split shifts ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 19 #10
This is the American way! LittleGirl Feb 19 #6
You can't have Medicare for All, they might raise taxes on the money we made by not giving you health insurance! ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 19 #13
Now that we Boomers are on our way out, the balance will shift back Warpy Feb 19 #7
I worked at I. Magnin in San Francisco leftieNanner Feb 19 #8
Oh, I've heard plenty of stories sakabatou Feb 19 #9
I've lived some of these ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 19 #11
Holy... sakabatou Feb 19 #14
Nope, one placed I worked had 25% (twenty-five percent) turnover monthly ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 19 #19
Shit. I wouldn't be surprised if it went bankrupt, or just skeleton crew sakabatou Feb 19 #23
Nope, it's still there ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 20 #38
They should just all not show up. And find a different job. LiberalFighter Feb 19 #15
And, this is how you get it done! OldBaldy1701E Feb 20 #28
I've only had two retail jobs kimbutgar Feb 19 #16
This is what happens I_UndergroundPanther Feb 19 #20
Getting money out of politics is Step 1 dlk Feb 19 #21
A couple of thoughts: snot Feb 19 #22
My friend works for an airline central scrutinizer Feb 19 #24
Do they think this is new? AwakeAtLast Feb 20 #25
Kick dalton99a Feb 20 #26
it's rampant in academia too et tu Feb 20 #30
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