RAW deal? CM Punk, WWE, and the uncertain obligations of at-will employment
Cageside Seats - about 3 years
"I've given this company everything I got. I'm not complaining about it, because they pay me. They pay me to give that up, and it provides me with income. So I'm not whining about it. I'm just saying, 'I give you everything I've got, now you give me everything you've got.' I'm not talking about money. I'm talking about the best creative possible. Because I drew you a lot of money and I sold you a lot of shit. Now treat me like it. And not like a prima donna, because I'm not."
-- "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, shortly after no-showing Monday Night RAW back in 2002
While I was in college, I worked for a popular video game chain in Philadelphia for close to two years. Upon graduation, I was offered an incredible opportunity to ditch my life at the mall and join a major player in New York City.
The only catch?
I had to start in two days, which meant showing up for work the next day and telling my employer I was jumping ship. After I explained the situation and thanked them f
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