My friends became concerned as month four of the layoff train arrived at the station. When the journey started I had a lot of fuel and a couple of cars with very few baggage. 883 more words
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Shakespeare was right: Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow is the petty pace at which our lives creep in from day to day. At least that’s how it feels when you’re a wage slave. 1,313 more words
Nothing was a surprise, but everything was awful.
A man gets a sinking feeling, knowing he’s doomed, that he’s making too much, and his age makes him cost too much, and the company gets to where it makes his life miserable for a while, hoping to run him off, and then it finally just lays him off, knowing at last it can hire some kid for half the money. 603 more words