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Short-sighted Petulance

JacobsTrouble Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:57 PM
Unlike taxes, employment at WalMart is voluntary. What are they protesting then? Their own decision to apply for jobs at WalMart?

Hostess employees insisted on continuing a strike, even as management noted that the company couldn't survive a prolonged union action. Now the employees won't have jobs at all, as their action has forced the company to liquidate.

On Black Friday, some Wal-Mart employees are planning on staging a walkout to protest alleged retaliation for employees who criticize the company. (Not surprisingly, union organizers -- angry that Wal-Mart isn't unionized -- are behind a lot of the controversy.)

Perhaps what all these petulant employees don't realize is that companies are in business to earn a profit.  If they can't, there...