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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode...de-out-special

    These things are quite common. Sports Direct, Apple, care workers and prison officers to name a few. You would think there would be a clamp down on unscrupulous employers by now. If the government cant make work pay, might as well stay on benefits.......or turn to crime that does.
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    Exploited my backside. They're businesses, their goal is to make a profit, not to pander to their low-level workers. If they don't like it they can find another job elsewere.
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    (Original post by #ChaosKass)
    Exploited my backside. They're businesses, their goal is to make a profit, not to pander to their low-level workers. If they don't like it they can find another job elsewere.
    Yeah because being an employer with any sort of moral code is too much to ask for these days. Today's young people are screwed.
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    (Original post by #ChaosKass)
    Exploited my backside. They're businesses, their goal is to make a profit, not to pander to their low-level workers. If they don't like it they can find another job elsewere.

    Make a profit, yes. But people who go work need to also make reasonable amount of money. Paying average wage of about £2 per hour IS exploitative. Pressuring drivers to drive dangerously is also unacceptable.

    Either you didnt watch the full clip, or you're a genuinely very bad individual.
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    (Original post by Laomedeia)
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode...de-out-special

    These things are quite common. Sports Direct, Apple, care workers and prison officers to name a few. You would think there would be a clamp down on unscrupulous employers by now. If the government cant make work pay, might as well stay on benefits.......or turn to crime that does.
    If you want Socialism I hear Venezuela is nice. I imagine it's more your pace.
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    (Original post by The Last Citizen)
    If you want Socialism I hear Venezuela is nice. I imagine it's more your pace.
    So much stupid in one post..
    Defending this kind of behaviour is disgusting. You shouldn't have to work for 12 hours or more everyday making £2 an hour just to survive. It's an absolute disgrace.
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    (Original post by cbreef)
    So much stupid in one post..
    Defending this kind of behaviour is disgusting. You shouldn't have to work for 12 hours or more everyday making £2 an hour just to survive. It's an absolute disgrace.
    I agree, most people aren't worth £2 per hour, what with their periodic Facebook breaks, monthly sickies and general unwillingness to engage in anything which demands standing vertical.
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    (Original post by cbreef)
    Yeah because being an employer with any sort of moral code is too much to ask for these days. Today's young people are screwed.
    Today's young people are entitled snowflakes who know nothing of life until they're set free from the playground at the age of 22. They've invested the best years of their life in an economic black hole which will do nothing to prepare them for the world of work, other than to set them on the path for a career in the Asda graduate management programme.

    They have all of the qualifications, and are qualified for nothing.
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    (Original post by The Last Citizen)
    Today's young people are entitled snowflakes who know nothing of life until they're set free from the playground at the age of 22. They've invested the best years of their life in an economic black hole which will do nothing to prepare them for the world of work, other than to set them on the path for a career in the Asda graduate management programme.

    They have all of the qualifications, and are qualified for nothing.
    Elaborate
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    (Original post by The Last Citizen)
    I agree, most people aren't worth £2 per hour, what with their periodic Facebook breaks, monthly sickies and general unwillingness to engage in anything which demands standing vertical.
    This generation is no different from the way the last was.
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    Tis the way it will always be, smart people get paid more and know how the play the employment game and win.
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    (Original post by The Last Citizen)
    If you want Socialism I hear Venezuela is nice. I imagine it's more your pace.
    Wanting basic ****ing employment rights and to not be exploited by greedy bosses is not "socialism".
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    (Original post by Willy Pete)
    Tis the way it will always be, smart people get paid more and know how the play the employment game and win.
    Smart people don't always get paid more though. Our system exploits younger/less educated people for the benefit of the already wealthy. Asking for £7 an hour shouldn't be meet with a stern face, especially considering the boss of Amazon is worth 50 BILLION dollars. That's more than you'd make in a thousand years of these pathetic wages.

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    They will always try find a way to pay you less.
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    (Original post by cbreef)
    Smart people don't always get paid more though. Our system exploits younger/less educated people for the benefit of the already wealthy. Asking for £7 an hour shouldn't be meet with a stern face, especially considering the boss of Amazon is worth 50 BILLION dollars. That's more than you'd make in a thousand years of these pathetic wages.

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    They will always try find a way to pay you less.

    Smart people have a salary and put themselves in a position as a single point of failure. This gives the employee the upper hand.
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    (Original post by #ChaosKass)
    Exploited my backside. They're businesses, their goal is to make a profit, not to pander to their low-level workers. If they don't like it they can find another job elsewere.
    (Original post by The Last Citizen)
    If you want Socialism I hear Venezuela is nice. I imagine it's more your pace.
    Genuinely curious, do you two even work or have ever worked? Or are you both another bunch of angsty virgins
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    (Original post by Willy Pete)
    Smart people have a salary and put themselves in a position as a single point of failure. This gives the employee the upper hand.
    There will always be a need of someone to do that work though.

    In the example given by the show, he got £2 an hour, 13 hour day, no breaks or toilet, no insurance, badly programmed routes, aggressive/ unreasonable management. What is this to you? fair?
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    (Original post by Laomedeia)
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode...de-out-special

    These things are quite common. Sports Direct, Apple, care workers and prison officers to name a few. You would think there would be a clamp down on unscrupulous employers by now. If the government cant make work pay, might as well stay on benefits.......or turn to crime that does.
    government can't make work pay ?


    making work pay requires people to turn up, work to an acceptable standard and ttake legitimate instruction ... somethign a great number of people appear to have difficulty with regardlessof ethnicity, education or background ...

    then of course there are those who won;t 'lower' themselves to doing agency work / zero hours / part time , instead waiting for the rare circumstance when a large employer has to advertise substantive full time roles externally rather than take on agency / up the hours of casuals or part timers
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    (Original post by Willy Pete)
    Smart people have a salary and put themselves in a position as a single point of failure. This gives the employee the upper hand.
    Bull....
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    To be honest, they could have found a different job, considering how awful their current employer was treating them. No on pet forced them to stay.
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    To be honest, they could have found a different job, considering how awful their current employer was treating them. No on pet forced them to stay.
    Because getting a new job is that simple.
    Btw most of them did end up leaving.
 
 
 
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