May Day Drabble

May 01, 2011 16:04

I've been thinking of my father today, a man who dedicated quite a lot of time fighting for better safety and conditions in his workplace. For his sins, he was blackballed, and would have remained completely unemployable if it hadn't been for like minded friends who found him work. Anyway, all the thinking inspired this. Happy May Day!

Mystical Warriors of The World, Unite!

“We’re really not asking for much.”

“Just fairly rostered working hours, pay increases in line with inflation, and guaranteed holidays.”

“A sliding scale for bonus payments...”

“Paid maternity leave.”

“Plus a better laundry allowance.”

“Also, some of the younger girls want more say in how things are run.”

Giles studied the determined group of Slayers in front of him. “Well, your demands seem reasonable enough.”

The Council accountant, opening his mouth to protest, was cut off with a swift kick to the shin.

“Frank,” Giles cautioned with a smile. “Let’s not discover what would happen should they call a strike.”

giles, btvs, may day, drabbles are fun

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