Originally Posted by Richie Waves
Ridiculous, few apologists on Huffpo blaming the unions for this... da fuq!
also, the mine was closed that day, did he actually make some of the miners put coal on their faces?
I know I should not bite...I know I shouldn't....but did you miss the part about telling the workers it was mandatory to attend? Whether they want to attend or not...mandatory by all standards means "they have to attend."
doesn't matter if the mine was closed. Work required (mandatory--there's that word again) that they attend a function. Either they should have been paid or it should not have been mandatory to attend.