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|Subject: Re: Unwritten Rules of Wage Slavery||Date: 2/1/2000 6:04 PM|
|Author: jtmitch||Number: 2851 of 794682|
Technology, which is supposed to be making our lives easier, makes it impossible to "tune out" the workday. If I don't
stick around and answer every e-mail and voicemail, every page and cel call before I go home, I'm forced to take the
work home. God forbid anything should wait until the following business day.
I really agree with this. The last company I worked for (whom I shouldn't knock too much because their stock which I didn't sell has had a remarkable recent runup) gave everyone a pager, a cell phone and a laptop. I called the tot