Letters to the Editor

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A bitter pill: Today we saw our co-workers being fired. These people were the folks that we worked with, laughed with, put in long hours with; they were our friends, not just other co-workers. Today was the beginning of the firing of 500 IT employees in Denver. They were sent a cheesy e-mail telling them that they had a half-hour appointment with their manager at a certain time and location. Some of my friends who were fired today were three months shy of having thirty years with the company. They were escorted out of the building with their personal belongings, like criminals. And according to our CEO, Joe Nacchio, these folks were the clowns.

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