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originally posted by: sdcigarpig
Money is the faith in trade, not just imaginary, it has some value, though some are not as secure as others, but that is for the economist to discuss and debate on.
I do not believe that there are no jobs out there.
I expect to be paid what the law dictates and work to earn what they want to pay me in a timely manner. And if I am not happy with the job, I can always go out and find another position and then give a 2 week notice and leave the prior job.
Greed is not such a bad thing,
Next time you think greed is bad, then please, take a step back not go to the stores to purchase any food or clothing, no cleaning supplies.
99% of the things we use in modern life, was all inspired by someone who wanted to make money, fueled by greed and a fierce sense of competition.
Within a few years that job will be automated.
originally posted by: WanDash
originally posted by: doobydoll
...Why should they bust their buns for minimum pay? I certainly wouldn't. I'd skive off at every opportunity. I'd eat for free. I'd do the bare minimum required of me and not a stroke more.
...If I'm being taken advantage of, then I'm gonna return the favour ten-fold, in any way I can.
Good for you.
Your work ethic and expectation is nothing like mine.
I have worked minimum wage, and have worked full time for less than minimum wage (colloquially called "Chinese Overtime")... I still gave my best effort.
I applied for the position/s... They didn't come to me and beg for my assistance - didn't promise me a Jaguar. I 'needed the work/income' and gave my best regardless of the poor pay.
Rather than invest in technology at home where we could have a worker making $20/hour at 30 hours/week, they instead hired workers at 25 cents/hour in third world countries
originally posted by: catt3
Today is the 15th, are there any demonstrations anywhere?
NEW YORK — Hundreds of fast food workers walked off their jobs in dozens of U.S. cities on Thursday -- reportedly forcing at least a few locations to temporarily close or re-staff while mostly managers filled-in -- as sympathetic protesters in several dozen countries joined in a united call for wages of $15 an hour and the right to form a union.
No violence was reported early Thursday. Restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and KFC are being targeted. The strike, targeting the $200 billion fast-food industry at a time of intense competition, is aimed at directing consumer attention to the low wages of most fast-food workers. The one-day campaign continues protests launched 18 months ago.
originally posted by: DrinkMoreWater
originally posted by: catt3
Give them their $15hr and let the price of a burger go to $10 - $15 and then see how long they have jobs. Fast food isn't a necessity.
. We don't need rich people hoarding it and putting it into the global economy.
originally posted by: habfan1968
I just went to Arby's and got two sandwiches, turkey bacon club with ranch. Very good tasting and it only cost $14.00. Two sandwiches, no fries and no drink. $14.00. If wages go to $15 or more per hour how much will those two sandwiches cost me? $20.00 ? $25.00 ? I am not poor but at some point I will refuse to go to fast food places and just go to a regular restaurant where I can get lunch with a beer for around $20.00, the food is usually better and the service is better as well.