Your Personal Time is Just That

February 14, 06 by kenrich

A friend of mine has been instructed by his employer that he could not do any work on the side (moonlighting) that is deemed to be a conflict of interest. The company he worked for, previously, did not have a problem with this. When his company got bought out by a much larger company, the rules of his employment changed.

It seems like this is common problem in American society today. Corporations and big business are trying to maintain too much control over our private lives. Do you remember a time when America was proud of their pioneering and entrepreneurial spirit? America was founded by people who recogized the shortcomings of being ruled by the British empire and sought ways to improve upon their situation. It seems like more and more, we are starting to move away from that.

You can see this everyday as pension benefits disappear and the government is helping to break up labor unions. Companies are gradually trying to take back the power that rightfully belongs to the people. Don’t take your freedoms for granted. Protect your freedoms and rights as citizens of the United States and don’t let big business dictate every aspect of your life.

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