Squeezing Workers

A side benefit to the recession for corporations is they can use the fear of layoffs to try to get more out of their workers:

http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2009/03/30/eshelman/index.html?source=newsletter

I can vouch for this personally.  The company I work for has been going to ever increasing lengths in recent months to extract greater efficiency from workers.  Frankly, in this job environment, corporations have their employees by the balls.

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One Response to “Squeezing Workers”

  1. Brian Saxton Says:

    The customers have corporations by the balls, too. Well-managed companies don’t squeeze their employees for the joy of it — but losing the business isn’t in anyone’s interest.

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