Heidi, Where do you live? It sounds like a blue collar paradise! Those guys are lucky! There ain't no unions in Texas. I'm sorry to hear about the female snake in your husband's company. What a drag!
Paul O On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 08:12:26 -0500 [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: > Well, Paul, my husband is in what you would refer to as a > "white-collar" > job and supervises what you would call "blue-collar" workers. > However, > many of those "blue-collar" workers make much more money than my > husband > does because of the union. They are unionized and are thus paid > overtime, > etc...my husband is salaried but does not get paid overtime, yet he > is > required to put in over 60 hours per week (and he is not the only > manager > in this position). Last weekend, in 3 days, he put in 42 hours. He > puts > in MANY MANY MANY more hours than any of his spoiled unionized blue > collar > workers even DREAM of putting in themselves! And yet, they're > talking of > striking next year because - BOOHOO - the company cannot continue to > pay > 100% of their health insurance premiums. The company is not asking > the > unionized workers to pay any more than what management has been > paying for > years, yet the spoiled unionized workers are planning to strike over > this > next year when the contract is up. Quite frankly, my husband is > being > oppressed in his job by a female regional manager who favors other > females > in promotions. The last person to get promoted was a female with > less than > 2 years of service in, yet my husband who is eminently more > qualified and > smarter and who has nearly 5 years in, was not promoted. Yes, my > husband > is white collar, but I have to work, too. > > Heidi > > > > [Original Message] > > From: Paul Osborne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > Date: 9/14/2003 7:56:10 PM > > Subject: Re: [ZION] working woman > > > > Gordon B. Hinckley, "Women of the Church," Ensign, Nov. 1996, 67 > > "Some years ago President Benson delivered a message to the women > of the > > Church. He encouraged them to leave their employment and give > their > > individual time to their children. I sustain the position which he > took. > > NEVERTHLESS, I recognize, as he recognized, that there are some > women (it > > has become very MANY in fact) who HAVE TO WORK TO PROVIDE FOR THE > NEEDS > > OF THEIR FAMILIES. To you I say, do the very best you can. I hope > that if > > you are employed full-time you are doing it to ensure that basic > needs > > are met and not simply to indulge a taste for an elaborate home, > fancy > > cars, and other luxuries. The greatest job that any mother will > ever do > > will be in nurturing, teaching, lifting, encouraging, and rearing > her > > children in righteousness and truth. None other can adequately > take her > > place." > > ---------- > > There are "many" woman who have to work because their husbands are > blue > > collar workers who have been oppressed by the financial changes of > our > > society. The prophet is confessing to the Church there are changes > taking > > place. President Bensen is dead and can no longer counsel the > Church > > regarding the movement of the LDS people in a changing world > which > > continues to get worse and oppress the poor working men of this > world. > > President Hinckley confesses that the number of woman is "MANY" > that > > "HAVE" to work. > > I feel that those people (especially white collar men) that tell > the blue > > collar men that wives shouldnt work are way out of line and are > NOT > > following the counsel and example of the prophet! It is the white > collar > > men that have oppressed the blue collar men since this world began > and > > the day will come when that will no longer be the case. > > Finally, if you self righteous white collar brethren don't like > what I'm > > saying-- then shove it where the sun don't shine! :-((( so blahhh > to > > you! ________________________________________________________________ The best thing to hit the internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! Surf the web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today! ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// --^---------------------------------------------------------------- This email was sent to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] TOPICA - Start your own email discussion group. FREE! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/create/index2.html --^----------------------------------------------------------------