Aug 24, 2011 at 23:35:30
“It is well-known that FOX management sends a memo everyday to all news room and talk show personalities telling them how to frame what they say. Any TV station or network that does that, conservative or liberal, is not to be trusted to tell the truth about anything.”
“I wonder what one should say about the 6 to 8 million American expatriates now living (and some working legally and illegally) in foreign countries the majority of whom never learn the local language, keep to themselves, and don't assimulate?”
Bahne on Aug 25, 2011 at 00:12:33
“That it's cliche? That it's stereotypical? I won't even bother to ask you to back up those claims because I care so little. You obviously didn't read my entire original post so I'm probably wasting my time responding to you here.”
“Industry statistics show that 80% of hotel workers are immigrants - and I bet a large percentage are illegal too. The 2nd largest occupation for illegal immigrants is the hotel industry (after construction).
By using temp agencies, hotels not only save money but they can plead innocent when the press or government discovers that they are employing them.
The only ethics corporations have is not getting in trouble with the law. They care only about their executives, shareholders, and customers. The only value that workers have is how cheap they can be obtained.
The IRS has ruled against Microsoft for using "permatemps" for permanent positions. It's time the justice department investigated the hospitality industry.
* Search “permatemp” at wikipedia.”
stape45 on Aug 24, 2011 at 23:29:30
“Illegal or not, they should have know better than to expect a fair shake from Corporate America. They hire on a strict "The Less You Have, All The More For ME" principle.”