Page 5 of 10 FirstFirst ... 34567 ... LastLast
Results 41 to 50 of 98

Thread: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

  1. #41
    Sage



    Jack Fabulous's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    midwest
    Last Seen
    @
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    10,014
    Blog Entries
    1

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    What are the odds of 5 stores where this issue is happening all needed the same type of repairs at the same time for the same duration and with hours of notice given? I'd say pretty close to 0. It's union busting at its finest.
    Actually it is quite likely. Walmart stores are cookie cutters and in many cases are built with the same blueprints using the same materials. I don't know the specifics of what exactly they are claiming needs to be done but there being a common problem in several different stores doesn't seem that unlikely.

    The proof will be in the pudding here. You can bet that these stores will be being watched and if there aren't some massive repairs being done at them, people will find out about it.

  2. #42
    Sage
    jamesrage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    A place where common sense exists
    Last Seen
    Yesterday @ 06:04 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Slightly Conservative
    Posts
    30,489

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Quote Originally Posted by Blemonds View Post
    What kind of plumbing repair requires a permit?
    When Is a Plumbing Permit Required?

    https://www.cityoftulsa.org/our-city...ter-forms.aspx
    Last edited by jamesrage; 04-20-15 at 10:22 PM.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

    Cicero Marcus Tullius

  3. #43
    Guru
    sawdust's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Last Seen
    03-04-16 @ 08:47 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Libertarian - Right
    Posts
    3,177

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Quote Originally Posted by Blemonds View Post
    Provide an example
    No permit is required to change fixtures however if they relocate fixtures, plans and permits are generally required. In addition, in many municipalities electrical work over a certain value requires permitting and inspections. Any signage renovation requires permitting.
    "A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury." Attributed to Alexander Tytler

  4. #44
    Professor

    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Last Seen
    02-18-17 @ 10:42 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Very Conservative
    Posts
    1,828

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    You betcha I did. Also read "City officials in Pico Rivera say that nothing has been brought to their attention and no permits at all have been sought for any work,". Also read that he isnt elaborating on this plumbing leak that takes 6 months to take care of, what is this the BP oil spill?
    Again, what will they be doing that requires a permit?

  5. #45
    Sage

    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Last Seen
    Today @ 12:21 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Other
    Posts
    8,525

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Quote Originally Posted by Blemonds View Post
    Provide an example
    Difficult to do without knowing the exact location of the building and the nature of the repair and the total cost of the project.

    In my county, any repair involving gas requires a permit and inspections, regardless of the cost. That includes repair or replacement of a domestic hw heater. Any project involving a cost of over $40,000, renovation or new construction requires a permit. Moving a gas or water meter, installation of a new septic system or repair of an older one same thing.

    In a 6 month repair in a typical box store would meet many or all these items would trigger.

  6. #46
    Professor

    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Last Seen
    02-18-17 @ 10:42 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Very Conservative
    Posts
    1,828

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Doesn't seem to be anything specific that applies to Walmart

  7. #47
    Sage
    Hatuey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Last Seen
    Yesterday @ 09:53 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Moderate
    Posts
    41,321

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Quote Originally Posted by Blemonds View Post
    With the employees getting two months paid vacation, the short notice is not an issue.
    What are the job markets in those areas? Paid vacation? Lol. I'm sure they're rolling in the deep with that money.
    I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK

  8. #48
    Sage
    jamesrage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    A place where common sense exists
    Last Seen
    Yesterday @ 06:04 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Slightly Conservative
    Posts
    30,489

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Quote Originally Posted by Blemonds View Post
    Doesn't seem to be anything specific that applies to Walmart
    What kind of plumbing jobs would take six months,require that the store be closed and require no permits?
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

    Cicero Marcus Tullius

  9. #49
    Gradualist
    TheDemSocialist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Somewhere in the Midwest
    Last Seen
    07-21-17 @ 02:44 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Socialist
    Posts
    34,951
    Blog Entries
    7

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Quote Originally Posted by Blemonds View Post
    Again, what will they be doing that requires a permit?
    You usually have to get one when commercial property is doing construction and or renovations...
    Just a democratic-socialist in the heartland of America.CHECK OUT MY TUMBLR(BLOG)HERE "Life is beautiful. Let the future generations cleanse it of all evil, oppression, and violence, and enjoy it to the full."

  10. #50
    Professor

    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Last Seen
    02-18-17 @ 10:42 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Very Conservative
    Posts
    1,828

    Re: Wal-Mart workers allege layoffs, store closings were retaliatory

    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo View Post
    Difficult to do without knowing the exact location of the building and the nature of the repair and the total cost of the project.

    In my county, any repair involving gas requires a permit and inspections, regardless of the cost. That includes repair or replacement of a domestic hw heater. Any project involving a cost of over $40,000, renovation or new construction requires a permit. Moving a gas or water meter, installation of a new septic system or repair of an older one same thing.

    In a 6 month repair in a typical box store would meet many or all these items would trigger.
    Here's what Walmart has said:

    "Walmart hasn't applied for any permits there yet because they first need to determine what repairs are needed, Sutton said. "

Page 5 of 10 FirstFirst ... 34567 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •