North Carolina Chick-fil-A fined for paying workers in Chick-fil-A vouchers and having minors operating trash compactor

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Leave it to a company run under “good Christian values” to engage in these business practises.

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Conservative Evangelical Christian values in action, y’all. Pay close attention. This is what they have in mind for all of us “lesser-thans.”

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I distinctly remember operating the trash compactor (that smell is with me for life) (metaphorically) at the supermarket where I worked as a teenager. When did these newfangled “child labor laws” come about?

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Yeah, cardboard bailer in my case, but started when I was 15.

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Oh yeah, that one was everyone’s favorite! All the fun of operating heavy machinery, none of the smell of freshly squeezed garbage juice.

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They want to go back to the old days… when the vast majority of people survived with subsistence farming.

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I was thinking more along the lines of “Take your gruel and be glad of it! Now get back to work!”

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The gruel expenditures are too great, how can we streamline this?

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Sawdust!! Cheap and filling!

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And human beings were chattel property

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About the same time when people noticed that theirs kids were being maimed for life or killed because they should not have been operating heavy machinery without proper training.

Remember: OSHA regulations are written in blood.

I’m surprised someone at Chik-Fil-A’s corporate hasn’t pulled their franchisee’s license, TBH.

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Not surprised in the least.

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2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even while we were with you, we gave you this command: “If anyone is unwilling to work, he shall not eat.”

This, and worse:
Poor-houses. Work camps.

And that’s for those they don’t outright exterminate.
The LGBTQ population is at the top of that list.

Dirt is cheaper. Probably more flavorful, too.
Might be a way to deal with those Superfund sites.

But, but, but, those regulations KILL profits, and, so, are pure communism!
Why do you hate America?
/s

I’ll be kinda surprised if they do.

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But Jesus wants it that way!

Hey, at least you know they get Sundays off.

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Chicken tender ≠ legal tender. Or so my landlord keeps telling me.

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I’m fairly certain that Jesus did not say “suffer all the children go work in fast food for vouchers and perform dangerous acts of labor”…

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Though Rome is sometimes credited for inventing fast food

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I don’t know that historiography, but I bet that there was long a “street food” culture around the world, as long as humans started building cities with commercial infrastructure…

Actually… @Les_Pane, you teach a class on food, any ideas about that? Did the Romans invent fast food, or is it just sort of a common feature of cities with a brisk commercial life?

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I believe in 1938, with the Fair Labor Standards Act.