falling like domino’s

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€5 per hour at domino pizza [rte video deeplink]

from the socialist party cllr. that blew the GAMA scandal; Mick Murphy has again uncovered a massive underpayment scandal in Irish life.

Founded in 1960, Domino’s Pizza is the recognized world leader in pizza delivery. Domino’s is listed on the NYSE under the symbol “DPZ.” Through its primarily franchised system, Domino’s operates a network of 8,238 franchised and Company-owned stores in the United States and more than 50 countries. The Domino’s Pizza® brand, named a Megabrand by Advertising Age magazine, had global retail sales of nearly $5.0 billion in 2005, comprised of $3.3 billion domestically and $1.7 billion internationally.

[march 06] Recently two economists said that “increased volatility of employment may be necessary? – in other words prepare to be laid-off, possibly hired somewhere else but then laid-off again, possibly in quick succession. They went on to say this “is undoubtedly costly for those individuals who lose their jobs?. Is this the future for people in this day and age – casual jobs?

Increasingly the choice that capitalism is giving workers will be: either work for poverty wages or don’t work at all. The trade unions should fight re-locations and closures. These companies made billions off the backs of the workers and it is not acceptable having robbed people of that wealth, that they are allowed rob them of a decent future. [source www.socialistparty.net]