Employer Advises Dumpster-Diving for Axed Workers
, courtesy of the Houston Chronicle
. From the "booklet...part of a 150-page packet to ground workers, such as baggage handlers, whose jobs will likely be cut after their union agreed to allow the airline to outsource some of their work
- The four-page booklet, "Preparing for a Financial Setback" contained suggestions such as shopping in thrift stores, taking "a date for a walk along the beach or in the woods" and not being "shy about pulling something you like out of the trash." [emphasis added--would you go on a date in the woods alone without the National Guard?]
- "If you have saved some money, pat yourself on the back -- you deserve it," the booklet reads. "Take out only what you need and spend prudently."