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I just started working at a major pork producer in North Carolina and i ve never had a job like this!! I'm not afraid of hard work and it is very hard but what galls me is the the way the factory management treats the workers .Every rule seems to be geared towards "these workers are lazy and stupid and we need to force them in to doing the right thing with out unflinching compromise or they will destroy this company mindset." Working as a meat cutter on the assembly line is not for the faint of heart but the pay is ok at 10/hr with health care and i do love meeting all the different people...the work force is made up of mostly Hispanics with a nice percentage of Haitians and they all work their asses off with out complaint and it is so nice to watch and work with them, it reminds me it was these  same folks that came here on ships centuries ago that made our nation a great nation!! I just wish I had the skills to help organize these folks but i am a no body .If anyone has suggestions as to  how to get a union started im all ears!!!!!

Originally posted to lightarty on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 07:43 AM PDT.

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