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Tony the Tiger is a lousy boss. Kellogs people on strike.

shortylickens

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I think they will get screwed. When one company worth of laborers goes on strike they rarely get what they want. What we really need is for every working class schmuck in America to get organized and work for better conditions and pay everywhere.
But that will never happen. Most of us dont trust each other and many are too scared to fight the system. And the 1 percenters know that. They know they got us scared so on the grand scale, nothing will ever get better.
 

KMFJD

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- according to union workers, 72- to 84-hour work weeks — not a typo — that includes mandated overtime and a point system that dings you if you dare beg off

- “The worst is when you work a 7-to-7 and they tell you to come back at 3 a.m. on a short turnaround,” says Omaha BCTGM president Daniel Osborn, a mechanic at the plant. “You work 20, 30 days in a row and you don’t know where work and your life ends and begins.”

-Shortly after the strike began, management cut off their health care, and workers were forced to pay up to $2,980 in COBRA payments

those hours are insane, no one should be forced to do that

 

IronWing

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On the other hand, I would send workers into the salt mines for Famous Amos.
 

brycejones

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Bunch of lazy communists getting in the way of Kellog's shareholders earning a return on their hard won capital investments. Lots people don't have jobs and these ingrates have the nerve to demand they get paid more or work less?


/s
 

SteveGrabowski

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Haven't bought their shit since I found out about their strike, and I buy a shitload of cereal. Not supporting that company while they're using scabs, fuck Kelloggs.
 
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- according to union workers, 72- to 84-hour work weeks — not a typo — that includes mandated overtime and a point system that dings you if you dare beg off

- “The worst is when you work a 7-to-7 and they tell you to come back at 3 a.m. on a short turnaround,” says Omaha BCTGM president Daniel Osborn, a mechanic at the plant. “You work 20, 30 days in a row and you don’t know where work and your life ends and begins.”

-Shortly after the strike began, management cut off their health care, and workers were forced to pay up to $2,980 in COBRA payments

those hours are insane, no one should be forced to do that

*spits out Cheez-It he was just eating*
 

IronWing

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Note: Kellog's sold off the Famous Amos brand a couple years back.

Edit: Keebler as well.
 

pete6032

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-Shortly after the strike began, management cut off their health care, and workers were forced to pay up to $2,980 in COBRA payments
I swear this is one of the reasons big corporations don't want public health care, even though it would save them oodles of money. They would lose a major bargaining chip against unions.
 

nOOky

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On the other hand, I would send workers into the salt mines for Famous Amos.
Amos got screwed, he was on Shark Tank trying to start another brand because he lost all rights to his name by more cleverer people.
 

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