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Bennyboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-24-10 03:22 PM
Response to Reply #16
31. There is no "less than minimum wage".....
and these jobs are that.

And actually this presents a possibly better situation with the employees. Now they are working for a company that does several stores and companies so they can get in more hours at all the stores, instead of just one store.

I did this for a while, both in store and private contractor...
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  -BREAKING NEWS: Wal-Mart says it is cutting more than 10,000 jobs at Sams Club Roon  Jan-24-10 01:13 PM   #0 
  - Dammit.  dkf   Jan-24-10 01:18 PM   #1 
  - Congress Will Never Get A Clue Because.....  Johnny Harpo   Jan-24-10 01:31 PM   #8 
  - This is just to LOWER WAGES - it signals economic recovery  FreakinDJ   Jan-24-10 01:57 PM   #16 
     - And easier to let workers go  CatholicEdHead   Jan-24-10 02:22 PM   #19 
     - Any Employer can do that any time.  jimmil   Jan-24-10 10:53 PM   #65 
     - There is no "less than minimum wage".....  Bennyboy   Jan-24-10 03:22 PM   #31 
        - Yeah, It's Not All Bad  iamjoy   Jan-24-10 08:30 PM   #59 
  - So we lose a few Walmarts, isn't that what you liberals wanted?  Mithreal   Jan-24-10 01:54 PM   #14 
     - No, it's more like: we told you so.  caseymoz   Jan-24-10 02:31 PM   #21 
        - Very good question and conservatives seem immune to the irony  Mithreal   Jan-24-10 02:49 PM   #26 
        - Exactly. A large pool of unemployed folks makes sure that there is a large class divide to exploit  Nickster   Jan-24-10 04:22 PM   #33 
        - Esp. Since The Days of Free and Easy Credit Are Over  Yavin4   Jan-24-10 05:48 PM   #36 
           - I hope all of them have seen the light. Any still holding out, just curious?  Mithreal   Jan-25-10 10:07 AM   #74 
  - 10,000 more out on waivers on top of the 1500 let go last week  DainBramaged   Jan-24-10 01:18 PM   #2 
  - save more, live better.  onethatcares   Jan-24-10 01:23 PM   #3 
  - I fucking HATE that slogan!! By those who wreck communities  K8-EEE   Jan-24-10 01:28 PM   #5 
  - safe morons, live bitter.  ChairmanAgnostic   Jan-24-10 01:38 PM   #11 
  - The lowest common denominator is in a downward spiral.  arcadian   Jan-24-10 01:26 PM   #4 
  - Recommending that people are losing their jobs? REALLY?  liberal N proud   Jan-24-10 01:28 PM   #6 
  - Omg is that how you recommend or unrecommend posts?  dkf   Jan-24-10 01:33 PM   #9 
  - Reccing doesn't mean pleased or agreement to me.  Ruby the Liberal   Jan-24-10 01:40 PM   #12 
  - I also rec if the discussion is important  DKRC   Jan-24-10 03:10 PM   #29 
  - I rec if the story is important, not if I agree with what is happening.  uppityperson   Jan-24-10 06:13 PM   #38 
  - Like putting a bag over your head  pscot   Jan-24-10 06:41 PM   #45 
     - That makes no sense. Recing an important story is hiding my head so no one will see me?  uppityperson   Jan-24-10 06:49 PM   #47 
        - No Unreccing a story about unemployment  pscot   Jan-24-10 07:35 PM   #52 
           - Thanks for the clarification. eom  uppityperson   Jan-24-10 07:45 PM   #54 
  - More like "Liberal and Dumb"  Codeine   Jan-24-10 08:10 PM   #57 
  - Save money, live better,  Brickbat   Jan-24-10 01:31 PM   #7 
  - New Headline: Minimum Wage Employees Take Hit for Family of Billionaires. nt  Captain Hilts   Jan-24-10 01:35 PM   #10 
  - So if workers can't even get a low paying job with no benefits, where else do they go?  Nickster   Jan-24-10 01:51 PM   #13 
  - Many of these jobs are not being lost, just "outsourced"  CatholicEdHead   Jan-24-10 01:56 PM   #15 
  - Since Wally's does minimum wage mostly, how does outsourcing help them?  barb162   Jan-24-10 03:38 PM   #32 
     - Easier ability to fire people  CatholicEdHead   Jan-24-10 05:39 PM   #35 
        - That's exactly right.  Gormy Cuss   Jan-24-10 08:07 PM   #56 
  - Layoffs are unpatriotic and UnAmerican  bluestateguy   Jan-24-10 02:11 PM   #17 
  - Since I have not been inside  SheilaT   Jan-24-10 02:18 PM   #18 
  - If Wal-Mart begins a serious reduction in labor  bighart   Jan-24-10 02:29 PM   #20 
  - Your neighbor losing their job doesn't particularly matter to you?  TheCML   Jan-24-10 02:48 PM   #25 
  - Pictures from the National Tea-Baggers HQ......  Ernesto   Jan-24-10 02:36 PM   #22 
  - Not looking too good...  LowOiL   Jan-24-10 02:37 PM   #23 
  - They need $$$ to spend on candidate campaigns!  SoapBox   Jan-24-10 02:40 PM   #24 
  - Bingo  Joanne98   Jan-24-10 02:58 PM   #27 
  - Product sampling  high density   Jan-24-10 02:59 PM   #28 
  - Okay lets not all get up in arms over this m'kay?  Bennyboy   Jan-24-10 03:18 PM   #30 
  - So then what is the point of this action?  quakerboy   Jan-24-10 05:52 PM   #37 
  - Becasue Sams club does all the hiring, Personnel stuff and with this  Bennyboy   Jan-24-10 06:14 PM   #39 
     - i worked at sams clubs in the chicago area  madrchsod   Jan-24-10 06:33 PM   #44 
        - Well that is the thing about the jobs...  Bennyboy   Jan-24-10 07:40 PM   #53 
  - I really hate "m'kay". Why not just say "ok"? "m'kay" is soooo cutesy  uppityperson   Jan-24-10 06:15 PM   #40 
  - M'kay.....  Bennyboy   Jan-24-10 06:21 PM   #41 
     - grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr  uppityperson   Jan-24-10 06:26 PM   #43 
  - Oh? Is every single worker guaranteed a job or do they have to re-interview?  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 08:36 PM   #61 
     - They get a severance and a recco at the new place....  Bennyboy   Jan-24-10 10:44 PM   #64 
        - So, it IS something to get all up in arms over, m'kay?  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 11:48 PM   #70 
  - Fuck you, Wal-Mart. n/t  Ian David   Jan-24-10 05:35 PM   #34 
  - i worked with some of these ladies who are getting cut.  madrchsod   Jan-24-10 06:23 PM   #42 
  - You did read the article, right?  jmowreader   Jan-24-10 06:46 PM   #46 
  - I shop at CostCo - Fuck Wal*Mart and Sam's Club  BeatleBoot   Jan-24-10 06:52 PM   #48 
  - But COSTCO samplers are working for a private contractors just like Sams is trying to move to....  Bennyboy   Jan-25-10 05:30 AM   #72 
     - And so, I repeat, Fuck Wal*Mart and Sam's Club those anti-Union pricks.  BeatleBoot   Jan-25-10 08:13 PM   #75 
        - Okay, you are not getting it....  Bennyboy   Jan-25-10 08:57 PM   #76 
  - Optimistic Post of the Day.  Indy Lurker   Jan-24-10 06:52 PM   #49 
  - Or at least Union-friendly stores.  BeatleBoot   Jan-24-10 06:54 PM   #50 
  - When the biggest retail concern in the world is issueing pick slips  VPStoltz   Jan-24-10 07:12 PM   #51 
  - I'm surprised more stores...  blue_onyx   Jan-24-10 07:59 PM   #55 
  - Is Walmart releasing Sams Club?  Rosa Luxemburg   Jan-24-10 08:13 PM   #58 
  - Poor Sally  One Fly   Jan-24-10 08:34 PM   #60 
  - make Obama look worse. nt  onehandle   Jan-24-10 08:53 PM   #62 
  - Why doesn't Kroenke just give up one his many sports teams?  RedCloud   Jan-24-10 09:35 PM   #63 
  - Sam's Club To Shed 11,000 Positions  denem   Jan-24-10 11:37 PM   #66 
  - Sally feels betrayed  One Fly   Jan-24-10 11:37 PM   #67 
     - Very sad. Trashed for $200 a day.  denem   Jan-24-10 11:37 PM   #68 
  - Even our low-wage jobs are disappearing.  New Dawn   Jan-24-10 11:46 PM   #69 
  - i thought the economy was improving ...  shireen   Jan-25-10 12:09 AM   #71 
  - So profitable companies continue to screw workers?  chelsea0011   Jan-25-10 09:33 AM   #73 

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