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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:32 PM

Is there a boycott website for general companies threatening employees (i.e. Applebees)

Here is a website on Facebook for those interested in boycotting Applebees

But, I'd like to know if there is a general website for all others.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Boycott-Applebees-Restaurants/183502831669323

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Reply Is there a boycott website for general companies threatening employees (i.e. Applebees) (Original post)
DuaneBidoux Nov 2012 OP
democrattotheend Nov 2012 #1
DuaneBidoux Nov 2012 #2
landolfi Nov 2012 #4
democrattotheend Nov 2012 #7
WillyT Nov 2012 #3
DuaneBidoux Nov 2012 #6
trueblue2007 Nov 2012 #5
fun n serious Nov 2012 #8

Response to DuaneBidoux (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:38 PM

1. I think we should keep a list, but I am not sure boycotting is the best idea

Because that will hurt the workers and lead to more layoffs or closings that the company can blame on Obamacare. The media won't notice the boycott...they will only notice that the company closed and blamed Obamacare and that Obamacare is bankrupting US companies. I would rather find creative ways to put pressure on the companies, like adding 14 cents to every Papa John's order and saying it's to support health care for the workers.

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Response to democrattotheend (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:15 PM

2. I'm actually more like HOPING the threat of boycott changes the behavior.

You know...just the publicity.

If there is no at least implied threat of boycott, that is to say just a list, I'm not sure how much impact it could have.

I know I want some kind of action and I want at least some kind of action against these companies that are threatening not to play the game because they're not allowed to write all the rules.

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Response to democrattotheend (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:18 PM

4. Do you really think losing a job at Papa John's is a big loss?

I'm sure the pay is minimal, it's not like it would be hard to find a job with similar pay, and who wants a dick like him for a boss? Good riddance to this asshole and his shitty pizza. How many 30+ hour a week employees does he even have?

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Response to landolfi (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 12:01 PM

7. I think the story of PJ going out of business and blaming Obamacare helps opponents of Obamacare

make their case that the law is driving business to go under. As a supporter of Obamacare I don't think that is a desirable outcome.

Someone said the other day that they sent the owner of Papa John's 14 cents in the mail with a note that it's for workers' healthcare. What do you think about doing something like that on a bigger scale in order to send the message?

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Response to DuaneBidoux (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:16 PM

3. K & R !!!


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Response to WillyT (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:56 PM

6. Thanks--forward the link to all

It would be nice to see the link (if links can) go viral.

Do links go viral? Not sure I've ever heard the expression for links.

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Response to DuaneBidoux (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:18 PM

5. i signed

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