Interesting. I have not heard of opting out of direct deposit, is that because it keeps people working at our financial institutions? I understand the self checkouts. I guess my conundrum is that Union Strong Pro-Union Worker Labor Protest T-Shirt I don’t want to have to make a scene for my convenience, whether it be at the bank or grocery store. I’m not interested in waiting 20+ minutes in line at either place just to have a 3 minute transaction. My time is worth a lot to me, any advice? It’s principle, I don’t work at a store, so I won’t act as a cashier. I don’t use direct deposit for the reason you said plus I don’t want a contractor to have the ability to deposit or withdrawal from my account.
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When you sign up for direct deposit, you give them the ability to pull money from your account as well. I’ll wait 20 minutes, it may be an inconvenience to me, but it’s worth it in my mind.Union Strong Pro-Union Worker Labor Protest T-ShirtStores try and squeeze every ounce of profit out of things now and it usually comes from screwing over their employees as much as possible Agreed. And for those that think a few extra minutes is a huge burden, they really can’t also claim to be pro labor. A noble act is often inconvenient, and more challenging than cutting corners. The company I’m at doesn’t have hard checks anymore
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Physical check is in our agreement. Last contractor I was the only person who had one I personally don’t think striking should be our go to move as a labour movement. Protests, absolutely! But as tradespeople ourselves, our whole mindset is always to complete the job. Especially bringing the Code of Excellence into things, we have a stronger focus on our client over the contractor.Union Strong Pro-Union Worker Labor Protest T-Shirt The whole point of a Union is to use a grievance procedure instead of the old school wildcat strikes and wobbles. I think if you get a group of workers to respect themselves enough and be strong together, they don’t need a strike because the employer will already be afraid of not taking us seriously and know we are here for business.