Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
"increase the total wealth of society" being, quite particularly in the case of the cleaning staff, a codeword for more efficient exploitation of wage slaves.
Instead of being one of your co employees, the janitor becomes faceless ; going around labor laws is much easier for the subcontractor than the large bank ; a janitor asking for better wages gets a "but we will lose the customer" rather than a non credible "we can't afford it". This goes for work conditions, too.

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères
by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Fri Sep 19th, 2008 at 09:11:08 AM EST
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