An office populated by so-called white collar professionals who are forced to work not only during regular hours, but also at home, in the evenings, weekends, holidays and “vacations” in order to complete projects on time – this only to receive more projects with even more ridiculous deadlines. Often these deadlines are so tight because of the poor planning and shortsightedness of management. Management justifies this slave driving by paying these workers in the neighborhood of $70,000 a year, which is less than 1% of the company’s total revenue.
Man Jeff is always working, he barely gets any time with his family." "Yeah but he makes like $70,000 a year so that's the trade off." "I thought he went to college so he WOULDN'T have to work hours like that." "No he went to college so he could work in a white collar sweatshop.
by MastaRoe April 24, 2011