5 most hated companies in America

Whether it be poor customer service or employee resentment these companies really make their customers' blood boil.

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Feb 10, 2014 2:49PM
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I wonder how Comcast didn't make the list? Oh yeah, because they own NBC. 
Feb 10, 2014 2:58PM
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"...National Employment Law Project (NELP) found that McDonald's employees rely more on public assistance programs than any other large fast-food company, with an estimated $1.2 billion in costs to the public."

Pathetic...I remember the days when working at McDonalds was usually a kid's first job in HS...now, people are making it a career expecting McD's to pay a "living wage".
Feb 10, 2014 2:55PM
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Time Warner and Walmart didn't make the list? I'm calling bullsh*t
Feb 10, 2014 2:51PM
Feb 10, 2014 3:23PM
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LMAO!!! Dish makes #5 yet Comcast the worst customer service in the history ov EVER has not made the list? No bias in this article /sarc


MacD's #1 because of low wages? Since when is a fast food chain position other than possibly manager meant to be a well paying lifetime career? How about get people to better their skills and offer more than the ability to take an order and dip a pan in a fryer until the timer dings?!?



Feb 10, 2014 3:09PM
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How many times will MSN rehash this non story? Why no articles on how the economy sucks and millions are still out of work? MSN: Obama's best friend
Feb 10, 2014 3:49PM
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My most hated......MSN!  Simply for continuing to post this ridiculous drivel.
Feb 10, 2014 3:29PM
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The neat thing about bad companies is you don't have to buy their product or service do you? But what do you do with a bad government? How do you avoid that? I would like to see a list of the 5 most hated politicians and with that, a list on how to not buy their crap either; you know like if you like your insurance you can keep it; or the video made them do it; or there is not one smidgeon of corruption in the IRS; or WMD; or No Child Left Behind, when the all are.
Feb 10, 2014 3:26PM
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I know the Federal Government not a company but they should be on the this LIST.
Feb 10, 2014 3:44PM
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So a fast food company encourages their employees to sign up for food stamp assistance due to the meager pay? Oh the irony...

 

I still don't think working at Mickey D's entitles one to a $15/hr pay day...

Feb 10, 2014 3:06PM
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 its not surprising this news.  one reason they are hated is because the media loves hating them, and write nothing but negative articles about these 5 companies.  its pathetic. 

 

 msn you suck!

Feb 10, 2014 3:33PM
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Another recycled article from MSN.....how many times is MSN going to repost the same articles???
Feb 10, 2014 3:51PM
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The government, especially Congress, should be #1, followed by all banks, then telecommunication companies.
Feb 10, 2014 3:04PM
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I worked for two of those companies, Sears in the late 80's and Electronic Arts in the 90's. Both were horrible companies to work for. Bad treatment to their employees and low pay. EA tried to make me work 14 hour days, 7 days a week and I had to share a cubicle with 6 other guys, but at least EA put effort in to their games back then, now they put half effort in to their games. What a joke SEARS customer service is today, if you have take any thing back, you have to wait 2 to 4 weeks to get the credit back and their customer service is in the Philippines.

 

Comcast should be on this list, with their horrible customer service and rip off prices.

Feb 10, 2014 3:17PM
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My husband worked for dish network and I can echo at least in our area the horrible work practices they use. My husband did installations as well as trouble calls. First we had to use our own vehicle to drive all over the state. Problem two: my husband did not know what jobs or the locations of said jobs until the night before(they faxed the jobs the night before.) They would not schedule calls in the same area so he may have a job in the morning and a job over 300 miles away in the afternoon. If my husband called to notify the dispatcher(in another state that does not know our states geography)  of the geographical impossibilities they would say it was his problem to figure out (have you ever been angry that your installer was not there on time?) . He would work from before sun up till after sun down. More then once when it was too dark to work the dispatcher would ask if he had a flashlight. He had to drive over 150 miles to the nearest storage to get the equipment he used such as receivers and dishes as well as LNBs and cable. If he needed anything outside of that like special drill bits to go through your thick cement wall, ladders, drills, staple guns and staples, anything not hardware from dish was up to him to supply. The last straw was when I was hospitalized and he called his employer after working tirelessly for over two years (we really needed the income with medical expenses) he called the boss to try and apply for FMLA leave. The boss flipped out on my husband.  They did not directly violate employment laws as they did not fire him, however they did quit scheduling him. I would never do business with this company, and if you have ever been frustrated with your installer, trust that they are just your average Joe working hard for their family, they do not set the rules or scheduling. A year after they quit scheduling my husband we were then put through a legal ordeal as they tried to accuse us of theft of receivers and equipment that we later had to prove in court were installed and activated in homes as per company orders. Luckily for us my husband kept great service records of all jobs he did including pictures otherwise who knows what they would have put us through. Beware of DISH network!!!!
Feb 10, 2014 3:51PM
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Well, we have choices,  n o one has to work or eat at these establishments.
Feb 10, 2014 3:07PM
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People actually believe this propaganda? There hasn't been an accurate poll since W won his second term and the libs began their assault on the American people-c'mon sheep, wake up, wake up!! 
Feb 10, 2014 3:22PM
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If these companies are so disliked, how do they stay in business?  Simple, it's called capitalism and they are free to operate their businesses as they wish.  Seems to me that all of the companies cited in this article are doing just fine.
Feb 10, 2014 2:56PM
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I don't think that McDonalds scores poorly due to low wages. It's probably more due to the lousy food that they sell. Their coffee is good though.
Feb 10, 2014 4:00PM
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Another story to promote hate towards business, what are the odds the next story will promote info to the low info libtard crowd about government waste and how we can use that money before raising taxes ?

 

Remember kids, big evil bloated competition less government is a regressives sacred golden cow !

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