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Sal Minella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-28-10 08:57 AM
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5. I got one ten-cent raise in three years, and the managers
were mystified and all huffy when I left without explaining why.

We were told at a company meeting (by the Big Boss) that we were not to discuss our hourly rate or raises with each other.

We were penalized fifteen minutes' pay if we punched in three minutes after 8 a.m., but the boss's wife (who "worked" in my department) punched in and out any time of day she chose, without a word to anybody. The rest of us always wondered what her hourly rate was exactly, but actually the less she was there, the better, since we had to mop up her mistakes.

The boss told us "productivity" was his favorite word. No shit.
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  -Dilbert on Motivational Speakers n2doc  Nov-28-10 07:08 AM   #0 
  - spot. on. nt  xchrom   Nov-28-10 07:39 AM   #1 
  - That was pretty much the way i felt in those days  hobbit709   Nov-28-10 08:33 AM   #2 
  - I received glowing reviews at a large publishing company...  rfranklin   Nov-28-10 08:57 AM   #4 
  - I got one ten-cent raise in three years, and the managers  Sal Minella   Nov-28-10 08:57 AM   #5 
     - "Productivity" is always the favorite word of the nonproducing class.  hobbit709   Nov-28-10 09:09 AM   #6 
  - A lot of people are living in a van, down by the river  IDemo   Nov-28-10 08:44 AM   #3 
  - Get Motivated!  ThoughtCriminal   Nov-28-10 09:25 AM   #7 
  - Now that would be a long fucking day.  Swede   Nov-28-10 09:31 AM   #8 
  - "PULL YERSELF UP BY YER BOOTSTRAPS LIKE US'N REPUBLIKINS!"  HughBeaumont   Nov-28-10 09:38 AM   #9 
  - "Motivation is how the powerful steal from the dumb". I like that.  HughBeaumont   Nov-28-10 07:10 PM   #10 
 

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