More importantly, it hurts the lives of the many people that were working for Hostess. They can't make a living without a job, without a job they wouldn't have the money to pay for their bills or even their house and might even add to the growing population of homeless people. It would also hurt the states in which the bakeries or plants were shut down. Also, the liquidation affects the people who love Hostess, people who grew up with Hostess, and the new-coming babies that won't be able to enjoy any of their products anymore. The Union is supposed to help the economy, not take away businesses that will help it.
<BR> Imagine a life where as an employee you have no security in a job, if your employer believes he or she can be more profitable without you then without you is how they continue. Or if you are injured your income disappears also. This is how many workers lived their life in America at one time with continuously cut wages. Desperately trying to hold onto their position because no one else will care if they are replaced. While workers fought for fair treatment and job security, the employers wanted the freedom to become more efficient and profitable.
Employers had no compassion or empathy for their workers who slaved away in their factories. Because immigrant labor was cheap, it was often exploited by the employer. Workers tried to better the situation by unionizing and have a show of strength with the numbers of workers. The big businesses, used government support to suppress the organization of strikes or work revolts. However, when unions rised up and demanded fair wages, employers would have to consider these demands and negotiations would have to take place.
The fear of having lower SPH forced employees to make the non selling hours off the record and this resulted in losses for the employees, in both, monetary as well as recognition of extra efforts work. The main cause of this problem is the incentive for the sellers. It causes employees to work off the clock in order to increase their SPH. Another important problem that the employees of Nordstrom confront is the peer pressure. Every employee want be in the shifts that had maximum sales to increase their sales-per-hour, so there was a lot of competition.
For example in paragraph 2 he explains in detail the labor condition he is arguing against; long hours, discrimination, unhealthy facilities etc. Another example where he appeals to logic is where he states how easy and little effort it would take to solve the issues regarding sweatshops. He states “Many consumers in the West refuse to pay a little bit more even if it would improve the lives of sweatshop workers”. Ravisankar also mentions the selfishness of corporations who are more interested in making
If I were a human resource manager, I would be ashamed and I would feel like I didn't do my job, and that I just ignored a safety issue that was serious. The lawsuit costed the company a lot money and I would be afraid that I would lose my job over the lawsuit. The courts verdict would affect me greatly and I would be ashamed to go back to work. Their was no explanation as to why the safety complaints were never investigated
Working conditions and treatment in the work place at this time were harsh, poor and inadequate. Reforms that had been introduced were frequently ignored by employers. The hours were extensive and they worked for little pay. Yet the workers did not complain in fear of being sacked. Even though unions had moved to improve the rights, justice and conditions of the workplace, it was not surprising that many workers were sacked for simply joining the unions.
The social responsibility that Company Q owes to its employee’s is not closing the stores in the high crime rate areas. Providing a source in an under privileged community for not only employment but also a store that consumers can find products that are more health conscience, benefits everyone involved. Unemployment in any community can be devastating as many employees of a business
Believing sexism will go away without putting major changes in place, is not a reality. Sexism blatantly exists in the work place. Obvious (and most common) examples of this would be: women are often paid less than their male counterparts for the same position, men often receive rapid job promotions in comparison to women and women are usually the targets of gender based harassment. Women frequently struggle with the lack of pay they receive, in comparison to their male counterparts. A woman working in the same job as a man will usually earn less, despite the fact that she may have the same or better training, education, and skills required for the job ("Study Shows Female Managers in Britain Earn Less than Men, and Equality Could Be 57 Years Away."