Start A Petition

Bain Capital: Don't Intimidate Workers | SumOfUs

Business  (tags: workers, rights, corporate, consumers, protection, healthcare, treatment, abuse )

- 1847 days ago -
Workers at the iconic music store Guitar Center are seeing their wages slashed and their benefits gutted by none other than Bain Capital. Sign our petition

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Past Member (0)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 1:48 am
Noted and signed ~ Thank you Candy!

Sherri G (128)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 2:47 am
noted and signed - TY Candy

Elizabeth O (94)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 11:02 am

Roger G (154)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 11:17 pm
noted, thanks!

Tim C (2420)
Monday May 6, 2013, 10:07 am

Katrina & Willi D (90)
Monday May 6, 2013, 9:03 pm
Signed! Companies Love TO INTIMIDATE WORKERS!
Remember Bangledesh Factory?

Robert O (12)
Monday May 6, 2013, 10:19 pm
Thanks for taking action!

Signed. Thanks Candy. They should be ashamed of themselves.

Glenn B (196)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 2:10 am

Emma S (239)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 3:40 am
Done! Thanks, Candy.

Gloria p (304)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 3:53 am
Previously signed.

Ro H (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 4:48 am

Charles W (60)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 5:01 am
I am sixty-one years old and "work place" disabled ... I play and teach piano, woodwinds, and stringed instruments ... I currently instruct several music students in order to stay active and mentally focused ... We do a substantial amount of business with Guitar Center as well as its multiple internet storefronts (ie. Guitar Center owns Musician's Friend, Music123, Woodwind & Brasswind, and others ... ) I had no idea that Bain Capital was involved in the retail music trade ... From my own experience -- I can tell you that Bain Capital diminishes or destroys the standard of living for the employees of the companies it presides over ... They downgrade employees salaries and benefits to the bare minimum ... They are believers in the "right to work for less" doctrine that the Republican (and to some degree) the Democratic corporate shills and Wall Street lackeys seem to be in love with and promote these days ... A little research this morning also revealed other Wall Street involvement -- Goldman-Sachs is involved in the monopolisation of the industry ...This social control of the middle class and working poor by monopoly needs to stop ... Unfair financial leverage is being exerted on the American people ... Obama needs to take the Shernan Anti-Trust Act and start breaking these monopolies up -- industry by industry ... for the sake of the middle class and working poor ... Since this is presently unlikely -- Maybe the American workers should form citizen tribunals and establish an internment camp as well as erect some gallows in Washington D.C. and New York City... Then -- they should begin to administer some "real" justice to these corporate criminals and Wall Street shysters ... No one else will ... My students and I are going to do our small part by boycotting these blood-sucking leaches ... We might pay a little more for a guitar -- but we will know the sales person that sold us that guitar is able to put food on the family table that night ...Enough said -- First student lesson of the day is at the door ...Wishing all Care2 members a Great Day!


Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 6:40 am
Equality: they're all human beings

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 1:07 pm

Dianna M (16)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 2:20 pm
Pretty much proves the old saying about 'birds of a feather' because even without Romney at the helm they're still slime.

Yes, yes, I know, slime doesn't actually have feathers. Hey, I can imagine these guys tarred and feathered, can't I?

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 3:02 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Candy.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 5:22 pm

. (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 7:17 pm
Worker intimidation seems to be going on a lot lately.

Tim C (2420)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 7:33 pm

David Menard (43)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 6:20 am
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Business

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.