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I go into people’s homes for a living, from suburban McMansions to dumpy apartments. I see their family photos on the mantel; I smell what they’re cooking in their kitchens, and what they’ve ...
by DuzT
Comment Count 169 comments on Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 04:40 AM PDT with 536 Recommends
Hello (or, hallo, as they say in Belgium)! This diary was inspired by Lightbulb's wonderful series at Daily Kos, "Confessions of a retail worker." Maybe it will become a series, also? I don't know. ...
by averblue
Comment Count 102 comments on Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 05:59 AM PST with 272 Recommends
I stopped working for a moment, lit a cigarette and thought to myself, “How did I get here?" How did I come to be standing in a muddy ditch, chin deep in thorn bushes wiping mouse piss off my hands?
by DuzT
Comment Count 63 comments on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 05:56 PM PST with 169 Recommends
The warehouses in California's Inland Empire ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 07:35 AM PST with 126 Recommends
It's not my first diary, of course, but my first for this group. Hats off to Lightbulb and others who have been writing about labor issues--especially retail labor issues. I have been a union or ...
by commonmass
Comment Count 95 comments on Fri Jan 27, 2012 at 06:11 PM PST with 55 Recommends
Back in October, Joe took an examination. He has to pass this test in order to advance in his chosen career. It would have been better to take this one during or right after he completed his ...
by Spirit of Life
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Jan 20, 2012 at 06:00 PM PST with 51 Recommends
Workers at the Target in Valley Stream, N.Y., did a very brave thing last year: they exercised their constitutionally protected right to come together to talk about the issues they face at work and ...
by Joe Hansen
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 23, 2012 at 08:23 AM PDT with 23 Recommends