Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Episode 9: Tech Campus Housing and Living Wages!

Norma fills in again as Pete flies home from overseas. We have tech companies creating housing for employees, talk of school stuffs and a discussion about living wages for striking fast food workers!

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Show notes:
  • A story of phallusies
  • Voretaq7 tweeted feedback!
  • Being fined for bad reviews of a business?
  • Non-disparagement clauses in terms of use!
  • Litigious society and liability
  • Tech companies going too far with culture by creating company housing?
  • Teachers work all the time, if you count good behavior...
  • Haha..."doody pay."
  • What good are contracts if you get fired for following them?
  • Remember the "company man?"
  • Companies will get rid of you, ethically or by other means.
  • Is a campus housing community good?
  • Golfing for promotions!
  • Food strikes!
  • Minimum wage...what was it for?
  • Surely no one foresaw what exists today when making laws then...
  • But fast food would cost SO MUCH!
  • Living wages are evil why?
  • Unskilled? Worthy of contempt? But they handle your food!
  • We subsidize corporations paying low wages!

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