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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-03-10 05:58 PM
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33. Now that Delta has it, it flies from Atlanta and JFK too.
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  -Flight Attendant fired for admitting she qualifies for food stamps. TalkingDog  Sep-03-10 03:02 PM   #0 
  - Many pilots do, too  LostinVA   Sep-03-10 03:03 PM   #1 
  - You know what's also awful? 35 yrs ago being a flight attendant  Nay   Sep-03-10 03:33 PM   #9 
  - 35 yrs ago a LOT of jobs paid a living wage.  progressoid   Sep-03-10 03:38 PM   #10 
  - & that's because they pay the same amount as they did 35 years ago.  elehhhhna   Sep-03-10 07:38 PM   #55 
  - +1000  Danger Mouse   Sep-03-10 10:57 PM   #82 
  - 30 yrs ago at minimum wage I had an apartment, phone, cable  brewens   Sep-03-10 08:27 PM   #63 
  - The 1970s were livable, weren't they? n/t  Mimosa   Sep-04-10 06:00 AM   #106 
  - THIS IS A DIRECT RESULT OF REPUBLICANS & CORPORATIONS BUSTING UP UNIONS!  GreenTea   Sep-03-10 10:08 PM   #73 
  - He decimated Federal Workers when he cut the SS portion of their retirement...  Historic NY   Sep-03-10 10:26 PM   #76 
  - Plus fucking one!  Enthusiast   Sep-04-10 04:08 AM   #100 
  - Oh , don't hold back on account of politeness!  BlancheSplanchnik   Sep-04-10 08:59 AM   #115 
  - THIS IS WHY THERE'S A MARCH ON WASHINGTON ON OCT. 2.....WE ALL NEED TO GO!  secondwind   Sep-04-10 04:15 AM   #102 
  - And I'm sure the "liberal" media these fucks are always crying  indy legend   Sep-04-10 09:30 AM   #116 
  - well put and sadly true  Swagman   Sep-04-10 06:34 AM   #108 
  - +1  DeeDeeNY   Sep-04-10 06:56 AM   #111 
  - Most people dont understand that these corporate Republicans  INdemo   Sep-04-10 08:20 AM   #114 
  - The fault of some unions too  DissedByBush   Sep-04-10 10:23 AM   #121 
     - It started before Reagan,  freebrew   Sep-04-10 11:23 AM   #129 
  - Race to the bottom.  Enthusiast   Sep-04-10 04:03 AM   #98 
  - Profits before people.  dotymed   Sep-04-10 11:02 AM   #125 
  - I know  LostinVA   Sep-03-10 06:01 PM   #36 
  - 35 years ago the airline industry was very profitable and very regulated  SlipperySlope   Sep-04-10 12:26 AM   #90 
  - and had one-tenth as many employees ...nt  Kringle   Sep-04-10 03:07 AM   #97 
  - Very good points.  Enthusiast   Sep-04-10 04:10 AM   #101 
  - DEREGULATION-another result of OF THE REPUKES  iamforobama   Sep-04-10 06:48 AM   #110 
  - I hope that SOB Reagan is roasting in hell for what his policies have done  indy legend   Sep-04-10 09:36 AM   #117 
  - I know  HoraceX   Sep-04-10 11:24 AM   #130 
  - Thank Reaganomics  liberal N proud   Sep-04-10 02:32 PM   #136 
  - Sick and wrong. What has America become?  Danger Mouse   Sep-03-10 11:00 PM   #83 
  - America has become the Republican's wet dream they always envisioned  indy legend   Sep-04-10 09:38 AM   #118 
  - Soldiers yes, Pilots you must be kidding!  jonathan_seer   Sep-04-10 01:08 AM   #94 
     - Maybe the US Dept. of Labor needs to update  Starry Messenger   Sep-04-10 02:42 AM   #96 
     - Step up to the plate.. Let's see how far that $50 K gets you.  Grinchie   Sep-04-10 01:45 PM   #133 
  - Serves her right!  RUMMYisFROSTED   Sep-03-10 03:03 PM   #2 
  - I can't see a jury agreeing with this. I hope she sues and gets a big settlement...nt  CTyankee   Sep-03-10 03:04 PM   #3 
  - Sad thing is depending on the state the company may be legally allowed to fire her  Statistical   Sep-03-10 03:07 PM   #7 
  - g) being gay or lesbian  KamaAina   Sep-03-10 04:11 PM   #16 
  - Even SUSPECTED of being gay or lesbian...  Wednesdays   Sep-03-10 05:12 PM   #26 
     - It could come to that.  Enthusiast   Sep-04-10 04:42 AM   #103 
  - I believe you're referring to "at will" employment states  KamaAina   Sep-03-10 04:23 PM   #19 
  - Just another example of Amerimemes. Right to work = fired for no reason.  Raster   Sep-03-10 08:26 PM   #62 
  - Amerimemes--I like that.  classof56   Sep-04-10 09:52 AM   #119 
     - Texas, my friend, is a whole different almost country.  Raster   Sep-04-10 11:08 AM   #127 
        - I hear ya! My late mother was born there, and several relatives still call Texas home.  classof56   Sep-05-10 05:36 PM   #137 
  - yes, but only absent any specific contract or employee handbook that says otherwise  unblock   Sep-03-10 08:43 PM   #65 
  - I've never seen such a provision in a CBA  Sanity Claws   Sep-03-10 09:49 PM   #70 
  - The phrase you want is "employment at will". "Right to work"  marybourg   Sep-03-10 09:08 PM   #67 
  - Probably is easier than that.  liberation   Sep-03-10 11:02 PM   #84 
  - Actually, it is called "At Will" employment..  Grinchie   Sep-04-10 01:55 PM   #134 
  - Some jobs come with a clause forbidding you to discuss anything about your job with the press  TalkingDog   Sep-03-10 03:09 PM   #8 
  - Not only with the press.  AngryOldDem   Sep-04-10 07:04 AM   #112 
     - Don't want others to know how much they are being underpaid, do we?  Grinchie   Sep-04-10 01:58 PM   #135 
  - I was on one such jury  DBoon   Sep-03-10 04:01 PM   #11 
     - Thank you for that. We have indeed become a very mean nation, and justice is  bobbolink   Sep-03-10 04:10 PM   #14 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Sep-03-10 03:04 PM   #4 
  - If they don't like it...  daleanime   Sep-03-10 03:05 PM   #5 
  - +100  Hannah Bell   Sep-03-10 03:07 PM   #6 
  - How much more of this shit are we going to take?  EmeraldCityGrl   Sep-03-10 06:41 PM   #45 
     - I'll be there....  daleanime   Sep-03-10 07:38 PM   #54 
     - Please do!  RainDog   Sep-03-10 09:05 PM   #66 
  - Another greedy airline employee  BlueCollar   Sep-03-10 04:03 PM   #12 
  - The injustices pile up. :( Thanks for posting this!  bobbolink   Sep-03-10 04:09 PM   #13 
  - FauxNews viewers will never hear a word about this!  Bozita   Sep-03-10 04:11 PM   #15 
  - In case you're wondering, Compass operates as Delta Connection  KamaAina   Sep-03-10 04:17 PM   #17 
  - Now that Delta has it, it flies from Atlanta and JFK too.  marmar   Sep-03-10 05:58 PM   #33 
  - Oh, ducky.  KamaAina   Sep-03-10 06:04 PM   #38 
  - I believe I heard that Compass...  EXneoCON   Sep-03-10 06:53 PM   #47 
  - Northwest had its labor problems but at least it was a union shop  dflprincess   Sep-03-10 10:12 PM   #74 
     - Per Wiki, you're correct about the sale  KamaAina   Sep-03-10 10:26 PM   #75 
  - Really makes passenger feel safe  RamboLiberal   Sep-03-10 04:19 PM   #18 
  - I was shocked at how little those Colgan pilots made a year.  Vinca   Sep-03-10 04:34 PM   #21 
  - Despicable capitalist swine. k&r  blindpig   Sep-03-10 04:33 PM   #20 
  - +10  JanMichael   Sep-03-10 05:14 PM   #27 
  - Olbermann needs to have her on  DeltaLitProf   Sep-03-10 04:37 PM   #22 
  - Or Big Ed or Rachel need to get her on  RamboLiberal   Sep-03-10 05:40 PM   #30 
  - Agreed!  indimuse   Sep-04-10 06:00 AM   #105 
  - Worst Person in the World  iamjoy   Sep-03-10 05:53 PM   #31 
  - The public still has the image of the "Swinging Sixties" , when it comes to airline employees  SoCalDem   Sep-03-10 04:39 PM   #23 
  - They used to make good money. n/t  Mimosa   Sep-03-10 05:11 PM   #25 
  - Not since deregulation & the corporate cannibalism  SoCalDem   Sep-03-10 05:19 PM   #28 
     - Me too  Caretha   Sep-03-10 08:18 PM   #60 
  - Many of them have to pay for their own hotels during layovers now!  dmr   Sep-03-10 08:23 PM   #61 
  - Happy labor day  Mnpaul   Sep-03-10 04:55 PM   #24 
  - Compass appears to be in the running  xxqqqzme   Sep-03-10 05:37 PM   #29 
  - Fuckers - that is all eom  GCP   Sep-03-10 05:57 PM   #32 
  - the republican dream... low wages for everyone, even themselves right?  fascisthunter   Sep-03-10 05:59 PM   #34 
  - If the airline is so embarassed about it they should raise their employees' salaries  eShirl   Sep-03-10 06:00 PM   #35 
  - This is disgraceful  malaise   Sep-03-10 06:03 PM   #37 
  - That's some bullshit.  Freetradesucks   Sep-03-10 06:15 PM   #39 
  - We're a  femrap   Sep-03-10 06:20 PM   #40 
  - If only curses actually worked.  FiveGoodMen   Sep-03-10 06:21 PM   #41 
  - Maybe the FAA will look into Compass Air maintainance practices. Maybe they skimp there, too.  Octafish   Sep-03-10 06:31 PM   #42 
  - Naw.  quakerboy   Sep-03-10 10:30 PM   #77 
  - This is why we need Unions, for those who are too young to remember them.  TBF   Sep-03-10 06:38 PM   #43 
  - if she was in illinois..  madrchsod   Sep-03-10 06:38 PM   #44 
  - think about this......  madrchsod   Sep-03-10 06:42 PM   #46 
  - Planes are maintained now mostly in third world countries.  James48   Sep-03-10 06:54 PM   #48 
  - just checked and that is lower than the per capita income in El Salvador  dsc   Sep-03-10 09:21 PM   #68 
  - Ooh. That Makes Me Feel So Confident About Flying! +1 For Flying.  Anakin Skywalker   Sep-03-10 10:01 PM   #71 
  - People always ask me if I hate flying because of 9-11  OnionPatch   Sep-03-10 10:05 PM   #72 
  - this is exactly the source of my "irrational" fear of flying.  nashville_brook   Sep-03-10 09:40 PM   #69 
  - None of their damn business  mike r   Sep-03-10 06:56 PM   #49 
  - America! Proud to be an American? Compass, care to comment?  HCE SuiGeneris   Sep-03-10 07:29 PM   #50 
  - Michael Moore talked about this in one of his books  Proud Liberal Dem   Sep-03-10 07:33 PM   #51 
  - he also covered it in his dvd "Capitalism, a love story"  bbgrunt   Sep-03-10 10:48 PM   #80 
     - Oh you're right  Proud Liberal Dem   Sep-03-10 11:58 PM   #88 
  - If your place of work doesn't allow you to discuss your pay, it isn't enough.  JVS   Sep-03-10 07:34 PM   #52 
  - Rec and kick. nt  bertman   Sep-03-10 07:35 PM   #53 
  - See what happens when you bite the hand that doesn't feed you.  Stevenmarc   Sep-03-10 08:05 PM   #56 
  - A woman should starve before the corporate image suffers  Nikki Stone1   Sep-03-10 08:07 PM   #57 
  - I will definitely be fired if I discussed my pay or my company with the press.  Lucky Luciano   Sep-03-10 08:12 PM   #58 
  - K&R  DeSwiss   Sep-03-10 08:14 PM   #59 
  - I hope the person who fired her dies a horrific death  RainDog   Sep-03-10 08:28 PM   #64 
  - I've always thought it was messed up that talking about income was SUCH a taboo.  Withywindle   Sep-03-10 10:34 PM   #78 
  - K&R n/t  myrna minx   Sep-03-10 10:37 PM   #79 
  - This is the practical and sensible thing to do, naturally.  Forkboy   Sep-03-10 10:49 PM   #81 
  - God bless America, home of the Corporation, land of the bloated plutocrat.  Danger Mouse   Sep-03-10 11:05 PM   #85 
  - I've worked for companies that considered the disclosure of one's salary to be a termination offense  Orrex   Sep-03-10 11:43 PM   #86 
  - I'm sure you're right.  Toucano   Sep-04-10 12:33 AM   #91 
  - Companies do that so you don't realize that people are being paid differently for the same job.  Brickbat   Sep-04-10 09:56 AM   #120 
     - I didn't know that about contract=public knowledge. Is that standard?  Orrex   Sep-04-10 10:26 AM   #122 
        - Meh, I made an error.  Brickbat   Sep-04-10 10:48 AM   #123 
           - Anyway, your more important point was correct and bears (paraphrased) repeating  Orrex   Sep-04-10 10:55 AM   #124 
  - Now that corporations have all rights of personhood, real people are just wage slaves.  countmyvote4real   Sep-03-10 11:54 PM   #87 
  - So are poor people really that lazy like Glenn Beck says?  alp227   Sep-04-10 12:10 AM   #89 
  - Happy Labor Day!  Starry Messenger   Sep-04-10 12:35 AM   #92 
  - When does it end?  KillCapitalism   Sep-04-10 12:43 AM   #93 
  - give that girl her job back and increase those wages dude.  earcandle   Sep-04-10 01:09 AM   #95 
  - Do away with food stamps, problem solved.  Enthusiast   Sep-04-10 04:04 AM   #99 
  - disgraceful!  indimuse   Sep-04-10 05:58 AM   #104 
  - Poverty is NOT a crime and I'm so tired...  a la izquierda   Sep-04-10 06:05 AM   #107 
  - Man, I remember when  BEZERKO   Sep-04-10 06:34 AM   #109 
  - Private sector cost-shifting to states has been going on for  WestSeattle2   Sep-04-10 08:07 AM   #113 
  - here is the Dirty Little Secret of the Recession and low wages... >Link>>  sam sarrha   Sep-04-10 11:05 AM   #126 
  - It's happened before...America West Airlines and Pan Am to name two...  SoapBox   Sep-04-10 11:12 AM   #128 
  - If a working flight attendant qualifies, I wonder if I could?  Paper Roses   Sep-04-10 11:47 AM   #131 
  - Why didn't Compass give her a raise is they are so ashamed of what they pay?  Omaha Steve   Sep-04-10 12:07 PM   #132 
 

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