Who is Betsy Farrell

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    A very telling blurb from the link in the op;
    "Workers have been further incensed by remarks made in a memo from an AT&T executive, Betsy Farrell. In the memo, obtained by the Times, Farrell writes that when workers leave their jobs, "The company doesn't suffer. In fact, these actions help us financially when we don't pay you."

    Sounds to me like weak ground to stand on if your employer can function fine without you.
     
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    "Landline Workers"? Isn't the land line the electronic equivalent of the Covered Wagon? :confused:

    I'd be lookin' for a new job, LAST YEAR! :lol:
     
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    No one is irreplaceable. Even Apple is surviving without Jobs. :lol:
     
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    Based on the statement ole betsy made in her memo, it would not surprise me to hear of a reduction in AT&T's workforce. I mean if it really is a financial benefit to the company when these people walk out.
     
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    In fact the replacement workers are supervisors and vendors. Do you believe they number the same as the staff that walked?

    The remark was telling in that Betsy demonstrated disdain for the workers - not the best strategy in a negotiation and not one quality managers would ever do.
     
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    I posted that to tweak the nose of the self righteous. Nothing contemporary Republicans stand for is consistent with the teachings of Christ.
     
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    I do believe your christology is flawed. But that's your problem. Not mine.
     
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