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JCC Tunick? Tunick! Wally World Black Friday worker boycott?

Discussion in 'Community' started by VadersLaMent , Nov 16, 2012.

  1. MarcusP2

    MarcusP2 Games and Community Reaper star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Um congrats? I hope you never complained about your job when you had it.

    Also LOL@whining about whining.
     
  2. Darthkat76

    Darthkat76 Jedi Master star 4

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    Sure, I complained about it. At least I did something about it though.
     
  3. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    You're assuming that people are not trying to better their situations. You shouldn't make such assumptions about people--it kind of makes you come across a bit holier than thou and ignorant.
     
  4. Point Given

    Point Given Mod of Literature and Community star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    That's right, we should never complain about our situation, ever.
     
  5. Darthkat76

    Darthkat76 Jedi Master star 4

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    Ok, let's say some of them are doing something to better themselves. If WalMart and other retailers are that bad (more specifically WalMart, since that place seems to be the most evil retailer), why not quit? I would not want to work for somebody that pretty much treats me like a slave.
     
  6. MarcusP2

    MarcusP2 Games and Community Reaper star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    So you don't starve and become homeless? Not sure if you've noticed but jobs aren't exactly thick on the ground right now.
     
  7. Only-One Cannoli

    Only-One Cannoli Ex-Mod star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    lol darthkat. lol.
     
  8. Darth Guy

    Darth Guy Chosen One star 10

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    She's making an extremely common argument. Sigh.
     
  9. Point Given

    Point Given Mod of Literature and Community star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Do you have any idea about the job market right now?
     
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  10. Darthkat76

    Darthkat76 Jedi Master star 4

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    Yes, I do understand. They can always keep the job while they're looking for a new one. It might take some time and you'll have go through more pain at the job, but it will be worth it.
     
  11. Only-One Cannoli

    Only-One Cannoli Ex-Mod star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yes, it will be worth it to go from one underpayed/overworked position to another.
     
  12. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent 2017 Celebrity Deathpool Winner star 10

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  13. Jedi_Reject_Jesse

    Jedi_Reject_Jesse Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    I worked at a library, and I can't relate to this at all. :D
     
  14. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent 2017 Celebrity Deathpool Winner star 10

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    Article from Truthdig

    I do find it amazing that the top people in the company make more than all their employees combined.
     
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  15. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    I worked at Walmart this past summer. I was a starving college student and I needed the cash. It was an interesting experience to say the least. It seems that Walmart managers like college bound kids because of their intellect, and they are willing to get the job done on time with little to no complaining. I'm probably going to work there again this coming summer, but I don't intend on pursuing a career in that field.
     
  16. TheGuardianofArlon

    TheGuardianofArlon Jedi Master star 6

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    So I went up to Walmart to see what it was all like having never seen a black friday thing before even though they opened for it today. Cars were parked all the way back to the Kauffman tires and Pepboys, and the Walmart parking lot was entirely full. Going inside the lines to just check out were circled around the other aisles. People were sitting in chairs waiting in the aisles for stuff that was going on sale at 10 pm. There were at moments hardly any elbow room and you couldn't escape it due to certain aisles being blocked off to house the items that couldn't go on sale yet and to make sure no one tried to take them they had police officers and employees near all the merchandise.

    What. The. Heck.

    I know this is how it seemingly always is, but why? Why?

    Share your experiences with this type of stuff here..

    (Oh and I didn't see any employees striking at the time either)
     
  17. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    You have nothing better to do on Thanksgiving, other than adding to the sale crowds with no intention of making a purchase?

    Is this what passes for domestic tourism in your neck of the woods?
     
  18. Bacon164

    Bacon164 Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Wal-mart workers could be home with their families if it wasn't for people like you. You disgust me.
     
  19. TheGuardianofArlon

    TheGuardianofArlon Jedi Master star 6

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    I didn't buy anything. I just wanted to see what was all the fuss.
     
  20. DantheJedi

    DantheJedi Jedi Master star 5

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    My sister-in-law said at Thanksgiving dinner that she's not doing Black Friday shopping this year like she normally does, because the people she usually goes with wanted to go shopping tonight, and she understandably didn't want to do that.

    It's bad enough my brother is working at Old Navy now, and has to go into work at midnight tonight for Black Friday.
     
  21. DarthTunick

    DarthTunick SfC Part IV Commissioner star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    We already have two threads for this.
     
  22. Jabba-wocky

    Jabba-wocky Chosen One star 9

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    Are you all ready to strike, Tunick?
     
  23. DarthTunick

    DarthTunick SfC Part IV Commissioner star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    Not at my store, sadly.
     
  24. Ender Sai

    Ender Sai Chosen One star 10

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    Arlol have you converted to Satanism? Black Friday is a fantastic ritual for worshipping his Darkness, and kvlt as ****.
     
  25. Bender666

    Bender666 Jedi Padawan star 2

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    Were there any handbag\purse beatings?