Sitting at the Exit Seat should be a paid position. I’m not talkin’ a fly by night deal – I mean a real job with Layovers in Barstow, Moosejaw & Cleveland! And, a Uniform that … Read morePremature Evacuation: Exit Seat Employment
Union-busting to enrich greedy owners should not be celebrated. Occasionally, I see something that is so bizarre, so out of place, so wrong that I have to assume I’m hallucinating. For example, I could have … Read moreWhy Build a National Monument to a Union-Busting Robber Baron?
Journal entry: February 20, 1996 (age 26) – Reproduction At the age of 26, I have achieved the title of Reprographic Engineer. I make copies for a living. Not just any copies, mind you. I … Read moreLost Journal: On Paper, My Job is Reproduction
“Job creation” is happening, sure, but what kind of jobs? Have you noticed “the powers that be” employ an entirely different standard for measuring the health of America’s job market than they use for the … Read moreWhat Job Creation Numbers Don’t Tell Us
Or, Why Didn’t I Listen to my Parents and NOT Major in Liberal Arts? Résumé Highlights of Qualifications: · A liberal arts degree from a private elite college, setting my parents back 250,000 bucks · … Read moreRésumé of a Recent College Grad
Living on the minimum wage is no golden brick road On January 1 nearly one million Americans in 10 states received a pay raise because of a hike in minimum wage — but the issue … Read moreMinimum Wage: The Wizard of Oz Approach