25-Hour Day

The balance of labor-management relations has shifted so far in favor of employers that workers have no leverage whatsoever in salary and other negotiations. It’s a buyer’s market. Whatever opportunity presents itself, bosses will exploit to make us work harder and longer for smaller salaries.

2 thoughts on “25-Hour Day

  1. This is not just bad for ordinary people. When healthy competition suffers, it is a sign we have moved away from a functioning capitalist system. There are many words more accurate for our economy. Errant right-wingers and socialists alike believe this is what a free market is supposed to look like.

  2. Interesting to note that when the corporate media discuss the problem of the exploitation of labour in countries not on the approved list, strong, independent unions are always mentioned as a remedy. Never seen these same media approve of strong, independent unions in, e g. the United States. Quod licet Iovi non licet bovi ?…

    Henri

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