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Sven Franklyn Weil wrote:

> To the board ops that walked out and got abusive at this radio station:
> a) You had NO right to get abusive with your boss.  If you  didn't like
> their boss' answer, a civil and polite letter of resignation would have
> sufficed.  Way to burn bridges...how's this little scenario going to play
> out on your resumes? What's going to happen when you need a reference from
> your previous employer (if this was your first)?
> To WCAP's brass:
> b) Giving your board ops a couple of bucks raise would have not been a bad
> idea.  Hell...they're the ones responsible for the air-product and the
> ones forced to listen to YOUR radio station; no matter how boring it may
> be.
> Of course, I don't know the economic state at WCAP and what the whole
> story behind this whole scenario is.
> Does anyone have any more details?
> --
> Sven F. Weil
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With the contentious state of union-management relations,

I'm forming my opinion carefully.

I don't know the details specific to WCAP either,

If it's a small, privately owned  news talk station , maybe the owner
may not

had the  money to provide a decent wage.

However, assuming the board -ops had approached the owner about a pay

previously and were made empty promises ( it could happen) then I can
understand their


There is no need for verbal abuse, but at some point, communication broke
down, or there

was never communication to begin with.

Ironic, in the communications field :)