Work Harder for No Extra Money

Scott Adams nails another one:


The actual exchanges aren’t so callous or direct, of course, but this is the essence of “exempt” employment.

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  1. Greg Ransom says:

    More work for the same pay — so wages aren’t ‘sticky’.

  2. Herb says:

    And then there’s Fedex, who is accused of “illegally classifying drivers as independent contractors rather than employees to save money.”

    Gotta love profit maximization. It’s always good for somebody…