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Old 01-13-09, 08:02 PM
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Want to see if anyone else works where I do-have been trying to talk to my employer about supporting this new law. They are HQd in SF with a large national presnce but so far just getting blown off; want to see if other emplyees out there who would support requesting that this employer support this. Thanks.
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Want to see if anyone else works where I do-have been trying to talk to my employer about supporting this new law. They are HQd in SF with a large national presnce but so far just getting blown off; want to see if other emplyees out there who would support requesting that this employer support this. Thanks.
Gap? All their talk about Social Responsibility doesn't really pertain to Eco-Friendliness.
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I talked to my employer as soon as the law was passed. However, due to lack of regular cyclist commuters at our company (just me and one other person), I guess the CEO felt that it was not worth the effort. They did, however, started other commuter (public transportation) programs, so that might be something for the future.
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I've got my union on it, and apparently the HR head is for it.
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thanks for all the replies-no not the Gap--think more like Stagecoach.....it just really seems to suck that my only option is a letter to the CEO and then of course all the mid level managers duck and cover----
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My company, based in New York with a branch in Menlo Park, and proudly promoting its "green" ways (PR), has a bike room stocked with 6 company bikes for employee use. They are not participating in this program. It is only $20/mo. but I could use $240 in '09. So while well-intentioned, this law seems to be an ass, or perhaps it is just me.
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My company, based in New York with a branch in Menlo Park, and proudly promoting its "green" ways (PR), has a bike room stocked with 6 company bikes for employee use. They are not participating in this program. It is only $20/mo. but I could use $240 in '09. So while well-intentioned, this law seems to be an ass, or perhaps it is just me.
you know Im almost sure its not U
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$20/month is definitely not much, but it does help pay for tires and tubes. With the way the economy is, I definitely won't complain about having an extra $20/month...
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