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  •  Here's to Tom and all the others unemployed (11+ / 0-)

    by Romney brainchild Bain.

    Tom Gaulrapp has slept at the Bainport camp 18 nights in a row now. Referring to Romney and his relationship with Bain, Tom says, “We have a lot of people who are behind us on this but the person that needs to be behind us, that can stop this with one phone call, won’t do it.”

    Tom has been employed at this plant for 33 years. The original severance package was tossed out and replaced with a less generous one. Originally, Tom would have received one week of pay for every year of employment plus a bonus for time over 30 years. That would have given him 46 weeks of full pay while out of work. With the new package a cap was added at 26 years with no bonus so now he will only receive 26 weeks of pay.

    Meanwhile the Bain execs will walk away with millions and millions after they cheated the employees out of their livelihoods. How despicable can you get?

    "extreme concentration of income is incompatible with real democracy.... the truth is that the whole nature of our society is at stake." Paul Krugman

    by Gorette on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 08:20:22 AM PDT

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