Exploiting the Unemployed

Some story just cause such total rage despair that one doesn’t know whether to cry or grab the pitch forks and torches.

The corporate scum have destroyed the middle and working class chance of ever obtaining some nebulous thing that used to be called the American Dream and now they feel free to spit on and abuse the workers whose jobs they out sourced or cut to drive up the profits that have given even more to the rich.

Smash the Corporations…

From Human Resources Executives:  http://www.hreonline.com/HRE/story.jsp?storyId=533327790

By Kristen B. Frasch

It seems a growing number of employers are offering lower-than-expected salaries to job candidates who are re-entering the workforce as the recession ebbs. Why? Because they can.

“Companies will pay you less because they know you have no choice but to take it,” Holly Erickson, 38, a resident of St. Clair, Mo., tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

According to the story, many unemployed job seekers are sacrificing about $10,000 in pay for every year they are out of work, although researchers have yet to pinpoint just how many workers have taken hits to their careers and wages because of the recession.

Complete article at:  http://www.hreonline.com/HRE/story.jsp?storyId=533327790

One Response to “Exploiting the Unemployed”

  1. quenyar Says:

    And if you are lucky enough not to have lost your job, your employer just stands pat and never gives you a raise. In my company, my employer is typically two-faced – my, my, we’re doing absolutely fabulous, well above projection and the Q4 isn’t even in yet, whoopee! But we may need continued austerity in facing expenses, travel, salaries and bonuses. Indeed. It’s been three years since I have had even an insignificant raise. Whoopee indeed.


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