Not sure how private the email is as several of my employees received it and forwarded it to me.
A) Interesting that a union is involved (massage therapists in Portland unionized at the Dosha Salon chain and it has been a disaster)
B) The salon & spa industry has been a "gig" economy long before it was fashionable, with a high % of establishments not following basic labor laws
C) MTs are their own worst enemies not being educated about their rights in the workplace and here is someone trying to change that by providing education and advocacy.
Every politician decries the lack of "real jobs" in this country over the last decade, and it could easily be argued that this issue gave us our current President.
Yet MTs seem to march lemming-like to non-real jobs -- illegal situations in the name of "freedom & flexibility" while undercutting their own best interests.
Smithers: "Sir, I'm afraid we have a bad image, people see you as a bit of an ogre." Mr.Burns: "I ought to club them and eat their bones!"