The People's Exhibit A (davidology) wrote,
The People's Exhibit A
davidology

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Where is that people picket fence that I painted

I've been conflicted.

On the one hand, I'm not a huge fan of unions. Don't like your job? Yea, you and the other 99.9% of America. You don't get to decide not to go. I recognize that they had their place in history, I just question their use in present-day.

In principal, I think if you don't like your job, you find a new one. I also think a company which treats its workers badly, can fully expect to keep bad workers as the good workers leave for companies that will treat them well. In fact, you can generally tell the companies that treat their employees well by the attitude of the workers. (For example, I'd bet money Best Buy isn't exactly Utopia to work for.)

That having been said, however, cutting health benefits 50% and taking away prescription drug benefits from your employees? Well, that's just a kilometer or 2 north of a little town called Really Fucked Up Land. Regardless of my general opinion of unions, that's just messed up. I have a couple friends who have asked me not to cross their picket line. And I won't. There's a difference between being exercising your rights as an employer and just being a cold-hearted, mean-spirited asshat.

So far so good.

Now we'll see how I make out between Smart N Final and Trader Joe's today. After all I have a caffeine habit addiction to feed.
Subscribe

  • Modern Warfare 2 - Missing a head

    I picked up my Call of Duty 6: Modern Warfare 2 promptly at midnight last night. It was pretty crazy: Infinity Ward had a tank, a humvee, and a line…

  • Assless chaps, purple ninjas, gay bars, and green clovers!

    I'm still playing SR2. This game has everything! Here's me in my new pants, with one of my purple ninjas, in the gay bar I just bought: I…

  • KRAPEA.com

    Playing Grand Theft Auto IV, I've avoided a couple of the side missions—one being fraking around on the GTA internet. Well, now that I scored a…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment