wal-mart declares war on workers October 2, 2006Posted by Brad Richert in business.
Realizing that they can do whatever they want and that their soul was bought out by the devil many years ago, Wal-Mart executives have audaciously announced that they are capping wages in order to hire more part-time workers. These soul-less beings said that the new policies are meant to serve the customer better – but hey, who cares about your workers? Wal-Mart already is known to have some of the worse records when it comes to treating their employees. Last October the giant corporation had a part-time workforce of 20% – it now has 25% to 30%. Analysts are predicting Wal-Mart wants to push that to 40%. Many Wal-Mart employees ‘survive’ on minimum wage with no benefits, even while working full time. (more…)
swipe your card for jesus September 28, 2006Posted by Brad Richert in business, religion.
I just can not pass this one up: Pam over at Pandagon found an article on church ATMs. Yes, they are exactly what you think they are: tithing machines for the new generation. The best part is that SecureGive, the pastor of Stevens Creek Community Church’s for-profit company, is installing these automated ushers at other churches for $2,000 to $5,000, plus a $50 monthly fee and 1.9% of each transaction is shared between SecureGive and a card-processing company. Things that make you go hmmm… Just wondering, when Jesus returns do you think he will storm into Stevens Creek and overturn the tables… I mean… ATM machines? (more…)
students and coca-cola August 18, 2006Posted by Brad Richert in business.
It has become the norm for student unions across North America to take action against Coca-cola on ethical grounds. (more…)
indian family markets in danger August 17, 2006Posted by Brad Richert in business.
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Do you remember a time when you walked down the street and bartered with a vendor for apples and oranges? Probably not. (more…)