[NetBehaviour] depression about work

list|marianne list at criticalm.org
Thu Apr 28 17:19:32 CEST 2011


It is depressing. 
But you write beautifully, that's something to be proud of, indeed!


> From: James Morris <jwm.art.net at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity
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> Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 13:27:11 +0100
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> Subject: [NetBehaviour] depression about work
> 
> ten years ago i graduated from university with an art degree.
> i was earning a good £1 or more above the uk national minimum wage.
> now i am earning 7 pence above the uk national minimum wage.
> the jobs have got worse:
> i used to be able to sit, now i must stand.
> i used to get one half hour break and two 10 minute breaks.
> now i get one half hour break.
> last year i got 2 five minute breaks and 2 twenty minute breaks.
> now i get one half hour break.
> last year i was paid for breaks.
> this year i am not.
> last year i was paid shift allowance.
> this year i am not.
> similar job similar company similar industry but different. i thought
> it was bad last year.
> down down down down.
> at least i can look forward to october and the national minimum wage
> increase. increases above what i'm earning. i suspect i won't be
> earning more than the minimum wage then.
> filling the world with plastic crap, that's something to be proud of.
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