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  •  Congrats at full time, they won't let me work a (4+ / 0-)

    minute past 32 hrs, part time you know.  Knowing at least one is here beside me could help me comment more about what I have observed.  

    •  hey True (4+ / 0-)

      We just had a forced retirement by one of the best cashiers ever.

      He was punching in five minutes early-a frequent tactic to bump up hours just a little bit-because he was told he could punch in 10 minutes early and out 10 minutes late and have it not count against him.

      Well, that used to be the policy. He got called back to the office, and received a coaching-(reprimand) and he said,  "I will just punch in five minutes late, because five minutes early is not considered on time, but 10 minutes late is? "

      He just decided that it was time to retire instead.

      And yeah, I think the workers are running scared. I am scared that I will get fired for organizing people for a donation drive for one our workers.

      •  Geez, management will kick the workers around (0+ / 0-)

        with that damn policy every time it can.
        While my heart is with the strikers in the coming days, my ass is going to be at work tomorrow thru Monday, my regular shift.  At least in my position I don't have to screw around with any of the blitz crap, just come in and do my usual thing.  I'm not anticipating any strikes at my wallyworld, as it's a right-to-work for less state I'm in.

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