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Tag: Free Will
By JGillman, Section News
Of course we will believe when we see it.
However, this important legislation protecting workers choices would be the shot in the arm for a still ailing Michigan economy. It would create a more competitive atmosphere not only with other states, but would allow the global competitiveness we have previously enjoyed to return. Its about time we do this, yet have faced a number of obstacles that ought not have been there. The election clarified the will of the people sufficiently enough to understand that they are tired of having Michigan run by a few elite labor bosses, and its time for a change.
So when Jack Hoogendyk sends out this note:
"With all this compelling data, and circumstances being as ideal as they have ever been, what is holding up the legislation that has already been written, from being introduced in the House and the Senate?It offers a little hope.
We'll take it where we can.
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Its that time of the year, where my promotional sales people call and ask how many calendars, pens, or flashlights we want. This year I had to tell them it wasn't going to happen. "No amount of off color jokes can get me to buy those pens this year Mark." OR "Sorry Sarah, I just cannot afford the pocket organizers this time. Call me again in the spring."
That money is being used elsewhere.
Its still sometimes a tough decision to turn down a sales person you wouldn't know by face but have somehow developed a decent "phone relationship" with over time. For several years I was one of those businesses which could be counted on, even if I played hard to get, for a small sale at the very least. But the way things are going, I thought it was time to put off the gratuitous promotions through gadgets. This year I have different priorities.
Maybe the governor could understand as well, that sometimes you have to take a step back and look at what is available to work with, and actually compare to what is available. Kinda tough I suppose, when you need something... anything decent as a legacy.
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