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Subject:  Re: Unwritten Rules of Wage Slavery Date:  2/1/2000  6:04 PM
Author:  jtmitch Number:  2851 of 794682

bmullens wrote:

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.


My reply:

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