Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller

Non Sequitur

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  1. firedome

    firedome said, over 3 years ago

    overtime? what’s that? my company won’t allow overtime. a 40-hour work week is just that- a full-timer works no more than 40 hours. period. no exceptions.

  2. Number Six

    Number Six said, over 3 years ago

    I’m on a minimum wage, not a livable wage.

  3. Salinasong

    Salinasong said, over 3 years ago

    @Number Six

    You got THAT right!

  4. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, over 3 years ago

    All jobs suck. I helps if you know how much going in.

  5. bluskies

    bluskies said, over 3 years ago

    Sounds a lot like the credit card offers I keep getting in the mail- from companies whose credit cards I ALREADY HAVE! At a lower APR, of course.

  6. Agent54

    Agent54 said, over 3 years ago

    Overtime? I am salaried, 50 cents an hour if it is a 42.5 hr week or 70 hr week. Than the Fed takes it share out in taxes.

  7. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago


    If they let you leave at the stroke of 40 hours, then what’s the problem?

  8. The Life I Draw Upon

    The Life I Draw Upon said, over 3 years ago

    You mean there are jobs that the Chinese and Mexicans don’t have?

  9. Leslie Barks

    Leslie Barks said, over 3 years ago

    I work for the government as a computer programmer. Starting this week we have to take one “furlough” day per week for 11 weeks. For “furlough” read “Leave Without Pay” … which amounts to a selective taxation on government workers, who are paid less than industry standard to begin with. Austerity is hitting us hard!

  10. AKHenderson

    AKHenderson GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    I learned the other day that the nation’s second largest employer is Kelly Services. Nice recovery we’re having.

  11. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, over 3 years ago

    will not surprise me when kids(under the age of 13) begin to work in the workplace. 40+ hours for the kids. it will start with the poor kids. at first, it will be office work. then, it will be light industrial. then, they would go into heavy industrial. and, no gov’t rules or laws about safety, pollution controls, etc…, more and more kids will be doing unsafe jobs for 1 cent a month. they call it valuable work experience.

  12. watmiwori

    watmiwori said, over 3 years ago

    @Leslie Barks

    If the gummint were really serious about austerity hey’d make everybody WORK without pay — including Executive and Legislative first and foremost. Since they [the Legiskative in
    particular] are not at all keen on personal
    austerity, but must be seen to be “doing somethhing,” the troops in the trenches, those
    who do all the actual WORK, have a roundabout pay cut forced on them….

  13. trimguy

    trimguy said, over 3 years ago

    Anyone in my company works over 40 hours, it gets credited to next week’s paycheck. So if I work 42 hours, I work 38 the next week, but get paid for 40.

  14. rmacprivate

    rmacprivate said, over 3 years ago

    You’ve hit the nail on the head. Yea it’s lousy that the economy isn’t what it used to be, but suck it up folks.
    If people start living within their means you can get by. Yes, it will hurt. Lose the oversize house, the extra car, buy a used toy what ever it might be….if you can afford it.
    Forget about loans. If you really, really want something, start saving up and pay cash. Immediate gratification at the cost of paying off a loan with interest is not going to work in the current economy, for a large portion of the working class.
    One interesting thing,more people were saving money in years past than is the case now.
    It’s fun to blame the government for all our ills. But at the end of the day, as individuals we shouldn’t just sit around complaining and waiting for a miracle to happen.

  15. CasualBrowser

    CasualBrowser GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    “That was the choice your President made…”
    I don’t know about the government in the country you live in, but in the US, this decision is and was made by the executive AND legislative branch. Mr. Obama didn’t enact the sequester himself.

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