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Short-sighted Petulance

right_frame_of_mind Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:50 AM
Yup, that bum on the corner with the sign saying "will work for food" just offered me half of all he earns if I hold the sign while he goes pee.. I want to work for him, what a generous guy! I make a MC D's value meal valued at $1.99

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...