The was a time in this country when companies were proud of their man-hour safety record. "Rick Antle, the company’s president and chief executive, said it employed 2,200 workers and that 33 citations over two decades was “pretty good.” Well that is 16.5 violations a decade or almost 1.4 per month. So what that means is that it is OK to have a violation or two every month of the year that puts workers, not MANAGEMENT in jeopardy of injury or death.
“This report, crafted by a union-funded, union-backed group, has little to do with solving real issues,” he said. “It simply repackages old data from up to more than 20 years ago in an attempt to make people believe they have uncovered something new.” Exactly! It is an ongoing issue that companies fail to rectify, and unions would put a stop to it if they were representing the employees. When you do not have a voice at the workplace, you can only continually point out the issues. The companies do not want to solve them because it would cost them money, PROFITS. Wal-Mart does not care about it's own workers: why would they really care about their supplier's workers issues, as long as Wal-Mart gets the price they demand for the goods they are being supplied?
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