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!
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
> job and supervises what you would call "blue-collar" workers.
> many of those "blue-collar" workers make much more money than my
> does because of the union. They are unionized and are thus paid
> etc...my husband is salaried but does not get paid overtime, yet he
> required to put in over 60 hours per week (and he is not the only
> in this position). Last weekend, in 3 days, he put in 42 hours. He
> in MANY MANY MANY more hours than any of his spoiled unionized blue
> workers even DREAM of putting in themselves! And yet, they're
> talking of
> striking next year because - BOOHOO - the company cannot continue to
> 100% of their health insurance premiums. The company is not asking
> unionized workers to pay any more than what management has been
> paying for
> years, yet the spoiled unionized workers are planning to strike over
> next year when the contract is up. Quite frankly, my husband is
> oppressed in his job by a female regional manager who favors other
> 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
> is white collar, but I have to work, too.
> > [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
> > individual time to their children. I sustain the position which he
> > 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
> > 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
> > are met and not simply to indulge a taste for an elaborate home,
> > cars, and other luxuries. The greatest job that any mother will
> ever do
> > will be in nurturing, teaching, lifting, encouraging, and rearing
> > children in righteousness and truth. None other can adequately
> take her
> > place."
> > ----------
> > There are "many" woman who have to work because their husbands are
> > collar workers who have been oppressed by the financial changes of
> > society. The prophet is confessing to the Church there are changes
> > place. President Bensen is dead and can no longer counsel the
> > regarding the movement of the LDS people in a changing world
> > continues to get worse and oppress the poor working men of this
> > President Hinckley confesses that the number of woman is "MANY"
> > "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
> > following the counsel and example of the prophet! It is the white
> > men that have oppressed the blue collar men since this world began
> > 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
> > you!
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