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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-24-11 12:10 AM
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  -I saw something today I wasn't supposed to see iwillalwayswonderwhy  May-23-11 11:53 PM   #0 
  - Don't ponder, organize n/t  FreeState   May-23-11 11:56 PM   #1 
  - +  struggle4progress   May-24-11 12:10 AM   #6 
  - Cubed. nt  blondeatlast   May-24-11 01:31 PM   #49 
  - + One  Scuba   May-24-11 05:14 AM   #17 
  - Absolutely! n/t  MissDeeds   May-24-11 07:11 PM   #79 
  - 80% of the financial gains over the last 30 years have been acrued by the top 1%  TrollBuster9090   May-24-11 07:25 PM   #82 
  - I see your point but it is never a good idea to talk about what you did at your job on the Internet.  LoZoccolo   May-23-11 11:58 PM   #2 
  - Why... It appears as though some trainer of African Elephants has an issue with witch-doctors.  The Doctor.   May-24-11 01:53 AM   #13 
  - Good for you...  CaliforniaPeggy   May-23-11 11:59 PM   #3 
  - thumbsup :-)  BillyJack   May-24-11 12:29 AM   #10 
  - Perfect example of why labor unions are still relevant  Hugabear   May-24-11 12:00 AM   #4 
  - I have been working since i was 16 years old.  MrDiaz   May-24-11 05:48 AM   #19 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-24-11 05:53 AM   #20 
     - If it gets  MrDiaz   May-24-11 06:04 AM   #23 
        - Are you under 40  iwillalwayswonderwhy   May-24-11 06:07 AM   #25 
        - yes I am under 40,  MrDiaz   May-24-11 06:12 AM   #26 
           - Yep unions are useless.......  socialist_n_TN   May-24-11 02:03 PM   #54 
           - Wait until you hit 50 or 55 and someone younger who will take  eagertolearn   May-24-11 10:02 PM   #97 
        - Good luck with that in this job market.  Dogtown   May-24-11 06:32 AM   #27 
        - When did I say  MrDiaz   May-24-11 06:42 AM   #30 
        - Want to find out just how much a 'nice guy' your boss is?  Ikonoklast   May-24-11 11:03 PM   #103 
        - So no matter what the economy does, as long as you are union  snooper2   May-24-11 01:45 PM   #53 
        - I thought you said you had always been treated well on the job?  Fumesucker   May-24-11 08:19 AM   #38 
        - The job I currently have  MrDiaz   May-24-11 09:29 AM   #39 
           - I read a comment on another thread by you that at least implied you were always treated well..  Fumesucker   May-24-11 09:39 AM   #40 
        - My god, you are so naive. Or just trying to stir things up  OwnedByFerrets   May-24-11 08:12 PM   #89 
     - Welcome to DU..  Fumesucker   May-24-11 05:58 AM   #22 
     - What may work for you until you're 40 or so may not be working for all -  TBF   May-24-11 06:42 AM   #29 
     - I do not believe  MrDiaz   May-24-11 07:55 AM   #35 
        - In every case, on every job, at every employer,  Occulus   May-24-11 09:43 AM   #42 
        - I agree with this statement.  Wait Wut   May-24-11 02:17 PM   #55 
        - you are overvaluing your employers if you think Mc Donalds provides good insurance to it;s workers!  bettyellen   May-24-11 07:42 PM   #86 
        - You sound like a shill  DiverDave   May-24-11 11:04 PM   #104 
     - You've been lucky....so far  Lydia Leftcoast   May-24-11 11:02 AM   #46 
     - You've been very fortunate. If all employers treated their  Daphne08   May-24-11 02:56 PM   #57 
     - it's still not a good enough argument to do away with unions  SemperEadem   May-24-11 04:33 PM   #60 
     - I worked for 42 years  Philippine expat   May-24-11 04:33 PM   #61 
     - Working for a small company in which your boss knows you  JDPriestly   May-24-11 04:51 PM   #62 
     - Consider yourself fortunate. Very fortunate especially in Houston.  TxVietVet   May-24-11 05:10 PM   #64 
     - You have all those things because of unions.  alarimer   May-24-11 05:25 PM   #66 
     - +1  Gormy Cuss   May-24-11 06:12 PM   #69 
     - What you describe is called  sulphurdunn   May-24-11 05:36 PM   #67 
     - I'm glad that you and 35 others are treated fairly.  gtar100   May-24-11 05:47 PM   #68 
     - LOL  liberation   May-24-11 06:22 PM   #72 
     - Well go to work for a large corporation and see how generous they are  notadmblnd   May-24-11 06:47 PM   #75 
     - Well, guess no one else is working for a ridiculous minimum wage -- or lacking benefits?  defendandprotect   May-24-11 07:19 PM   #81 
     - Wow, I've heard that a lot  October   May-24-11 08:22 PM   #91 
     - You wanna merit badge or something?  TheDebbieDee   May-24-11 08:42 PM   #92 
     - And you're very lucky. And in the minority.  Zoeisright   May-24-11 10:55 PM   #101 
     - Of course what a wonderful tail......  DainBramaged   May-24-11 10:57 PM   #102 
     - You aren't by any chance related to the owner of the company in some way are you?  NNN0LHI   May-25-11 07:02 AM   #107 
  - Behold, The Power Of Collective Bargaining  ChoppinBroccoli   May-24-11 12:06 AM   #5 
  - I agree with LaZ that talking about a one's job on the net can be dangerous.  snagglepuss   May-24-11 12:18 AM   #7 
  - I work for a company  hailhydra   May-24-11 12:25 AM   #8 
  - glassdoor.com  guruoo   May-24-11 07:55 PM   #88 
  - FEAR, FEAR, FEAR.......be AFRAID of what "they" can "do" to you!!!!!  BillyJack   May-24-11 12:32 AM   #11 
  - I used to be on the 'Nuremberg Files' and get death threats. Fear? No. Just be aware.  REP   May-24-11 03:42 PM   #58 
  - I think it's vague enough  iwillalwayswonderwhy   May-24-11 05:22 AM   #18 
  - The bosses and owners are not your friends  MilesColtrane   May-24-11 12:29 AM   #9 
  - That's such bullshit....  Joe the Revelator   May-24-11 06:49 PM   #76 
     - No.  Hissyspit   May-24-11 06:55 PM   #78 
  - I don't know why companies aren't pushing for single payer insurance.  Kablooie   May-24-11 12:56 AM   #12 
  - They have more control over the workers  Mariana   May-24-11 02:57 AM   #15 
  - Alot of business's do push for it. They tend to have 2 things in common.  MedicalAdmin   May-24-11 07:04 AM   #34 
  - Love your second one!  bobbolink   May-24-11 09:22 PM   #95 
     - Lol . The sox are off now. Bwahahaha n/t  MedicalAdmin   May-25-11 06:25 AM   #106 
  - They get their information from the Chamber of Commerce of which  mmonk   May-24-11 08:08 AM   #36 
  - Many want to do it -- it's large corporations that keep this from happening ....  defendandprotect   May-24-11 07:35 PM   #84 
  - damn  quinnox   May-24-11 01:56 AM   #14 
  - "...I could plainly see in an instant, why corporations despise unions..."  jtuck004   May-24-11 03:22 AM   #16 
  - TRUE DAT  pasto76   May-24-11 04:30 PM   #59 
  - Can you see why workers sometimes despise corporations?  chillspike   May-24-11 05:55 AM   #21 
  - I understood that long before I saw the spreadsheet  iwillalwayswonderwhy   May-24-11 06:04 AM   #24 
  - When you get something that looks like one of these, sign it. In fact, get some and pass them out!  Stinky The Clown   May-24-11 06:33 AM   #28 
  - I didn care much about unions until I realized how much business hates them  Papagoose   May-24-11 06:45 AM   #31 
  - When facts slap one upside the head and it makes one ponder  lunatica   May-24-11 06:45 AM   # 
  - I'm sure the company doesn't mind that went out and that you saw it. The way people are begrudging  Brickbat   May-24-11 06:45 AM   #32 
  - It sounds like the company you work for is profitable . Why  sufrommich   May-24-11 06:49 AM   #33 
  - Makes you wonder what the unions would do if we ever got rid of employer-issued healthcare  Shagbark Hickory   May-24-11 08:15 AM   #37 
  - That's one of the most convoluted statements I've read on DU.  blondeatlast   May-24-11 01:39 PM   #51 
  - I didn't say they were, sorry if you got that notion.  Shagbark Hickory   May-24-11 06:15 PM   #71 
  - That makes no sense at all.  Mariana   May-24-11 02:30 PM   #56 
     - Why doesn't it make sense?  Shagbark Hickory   May-24-11 06:14 PM   #70 
        - Of course not, as there'd be no need.  Mariana   May-24-11 06:50 PM   #77 
        - I don't think it would make a difference.  Shagbark Hickory   May-24-11 08:17 PM   #90 
        - It doesn't make sense because you're using useless hypotheticals  nonperson   May-24-11 11:38 PM   #105 
  - should the employees who make the product get the benefit of their work  Snoutport   May-24-11 09:42 AM   #41 
  - So you are paying more so that the Union people can pay less?  cbdo2007   May-24-11 09:45 AM   #43 
  - I'm sure the union just doesn't want to organize the location where the OP works..  Fumesucker   May-24-11 10:53 AM   #44 
  - I was about to saaaay... I'm in one of the original Right to Be Screwed  blondeatlast   May-24-11 01:41 PM   #52 
  - The OP isn't a union member.  CrispyQ   May-24-11 01:03 PM   #48 
  - I get it.  hay rick   May-24-11 06:37 PM   #73 
  - No ... he's paying more because the corporations want to pay less... and they can get away with it .  defendandprotect   May-24-11 07:39 PM   #85 
  - Could you help me understand what you are pondering?  sita   May-24-11 11:02 AM   #45 
  - I wonder  revolution breeze   May-24-11 01:01 PM   #47 
  - Keep your mouth shut, no matter how tempting it is to gossip about it.  badtoworse   May-24-11 01:38 PM   #50 
  - O-R-G-A-N-I-Z-E!!!  Gman   May-24-11 04:51 PM   #63 
  - This is not a new business practice, but your discovery  savannah43   May-24-11 05:13 PM   #65 
  - Union members elected officials who negotiated with the employer for the terms of the benefit  notadmblnd   May-24-11 06:45 PM   #74 
  - I definitely am NOT resentful of union members  iwillalwayswonderwhy   May-24-11 07:29 PM   # 
     - Don't worry because I didn't sense any resentment in your OP  NNN0LHI   May-25-11 07:16 AM   #108 
  - Interesting -- and also that it is TABOO for employees to discuss salaries and benefits ...  defendandprotect   May-24-11 07:16 PM   #80 
  - Hush now. You're killing the bad unions vibe that some on DU are pushing.  Jakes Progress   May-24-11 07:29 PM   #83 
  - Just think if it were for the unions what little benefits we do get wouldn't of happen. Thank  southernyankeebelle   May-24-11 07:45 PM   #87 
  - glassdoor.com Employer reviews  guruoo   May-24-11 08:48 PM   #93 
  - I'd sure find out what it takes to get one of the  EC   May-24-11 08:53 PM   #94 
  - REC. nt.  bertman   May-24-11 09:26 PM   #96 
  - Time to join the union and organize  Omaha Steve   May-24-11 10:14 PM   #98 
  - I guess they could have decided not to negotiate the health benefits and focused instead on...  JohnnyRingo   May-24-11 10:40 PM   #99 
  - Mail it to EVERYONE in the company.  cliffordu   May-24-11 10:48 PM   #100 
  - Union Members negotiated for their benefits, you took what the scraps they gave you.  ThomWV   May-25-11 07:26 AM   #109 
 

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