Behind the Counter:What Management Does
I stop at convenience stores driving from work, usually tired, a little tense from Maine’s winter roads. My travel to the counter, pales with that of the store clerk , paid minimum wage (or a little more), for 10 hour shifts, with no benefits, no option of closing early when Maine winter bears down. These clerks are "labor", people that unions can’t help because "Management" skillfully exploits them. . No one could ever support a family on the money they earn, at these often second jobs, with no overtime pay required.
We all suffer here as Maine Governor Lepage embarrassingly slips on the learning curve called what labor is and what management has done for them by Maine government (hint: Management problems are addressed through the Department of Business and Financial Regulation). Meanwhile, please visit your local...
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