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Short-sighted Petulance

ZealousConscript Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:31 AM
In this economy that is a ridiculous statement. If you can get a job, you take it. It is unfortunate that companies take advantage of a weak economy to treat their employees like garbage. I speak from experience as a former Target employee.

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...