Microsoft sweatshop: 'We are like prisoners... We do not have a life, only work.'

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  1. Pinga

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    http://www.nlcnet.org/reports?id=0034
     
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    This was at the bottom of this abysmal story (http://www.nlcnet.org/reports?id=0034) that ronjor posted.

    Sounds like a threat to me..."keep your sweatshops or we'll take our business to another company (or country)"!

    People badmouth unions, but really there is no better tool, at this point in time, for workers, especially in developing countries.

    Yeeeah, MS is going to investigate...uh-huh...if they investigate as well as they build a secure, safe, no hi-jack OS,
    those workers aren't going to see much change.

    On the other hand, I'll quit any complaining about my job for, well, at least a couple months.. :D


    Thanks Ronjor and pinga for bringing this to our attention. :)
     
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    This is why India is failing to compete with next door China, oh well! at least people have too much time on their hands there I guess, good or bad.
     
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    You're ever so right, Marja. And this is what Naomi Klein, sharpest pencil in the universe, has to say:
    http://www.naomiklein.org/articles/2009/11/revisiting-no-logo-ten-years-later
     
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    Thanks for informative posts.
     
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    Microsoft's only response should have been - "Your Potential, Our Passion".
     
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