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A UFCW Boss’s “Incredibly Stupid” Statement

James Riley, a union boss from the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), says a grocery’s chain plan to automate some jobs – to make the business more competitive – is “an incredibly stupid idea.” It’s this kind of forward thinking that earned Riley a 45 percent salary increase from 2000 to 2004.

Of course, no one knows how to run a competitive business like UFCW bosses.

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