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Discussion in 'The Church Forum' started by JohnPaul, Jun 10, 2019.

  1. Hisman

    Hisman Active Member

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    What a joy it is to see how much love and encouragement can come from d9meone calling himself a “Christian”....NOT.
    :mad::eek:o_O

    God help us....
     
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    Well said.
    We are obviously “on the same page, “ as they say.
     
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    I sure hope That God gives you the same measure of grace , that you meet out to others. :rolleyes:

    You obviously don’t take that scripture seriously.
     
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    Thank you for your invitation Mayflower.
     
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    JohnPaul - I'm sorry that you're dealing with this. Have you thought that if you're let go that possibly God may have something better for you? I recall living in an area where there were some unsavory people. Even though the best thing to do was to move to a better area I still clung to that area because it was all I knew. We moved and it was like going from Hades to Heaven - we moved to an area where the people were normal.

    There have been times in my life when God seemed not to act. I don't understand, as I feel I'm not in any sin, and trying to live the way He wants. Sometimes I just have been unable to understand God. James Dobson, one of my favorite authors, wrote a book titled "When God Doesn't Make Sense." I've never read the book but the title is encouraging.

    You're fortunate that you're living in a time when getting a college education is easy because you can take classes online. I'd encourage you to explore different jobs you may be suited to - you can take aptitude tests online.

    Life is always changing - it may be time for you to change with it - it may be the best course of action, only you don't see it yet:)
     
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    Sovereign-Grace thank you for your advice, funny thing I just moved to the place I’m at because of my job, I was traveling about a hundred miles a day to get to work for about 5 years till I decided to move closer to my work.

    You see working with the certain product makes me extremely sick, I’m not the only one, my other coworkers that work with the product also get sick, but they won’t say anything in fear of losing their jobs, I won’t put my health at risk, I told my supervisor I need a mask, but they won’t get me one and won’t allow the other workers to use one because it’s not part of the sop.

    I’ve been lucky they haven’t made me work around it or in that department, the owner of the company told me that soon that’s all they’ll be making, so I take it as soon they’ll have no need for me and will just get rid of me.

    I am currently looking for work and pray to our Lord Jesus Christ to guide me in the right direction.

    Thank you so much for your time and your words.
     
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    If you're getting sick then your body is trying to tell you something. My neighbor worked over chemical vats and by the end of the day couldn't talk due to its affect. He wound up getting esophageal cancer. I don't believe that I would stay there. In fact, you may be able to go on disability for a short time until you find another job due to getting ill from the chemical. Or you can ask your employer to lay you off - it will give you time to regroup and look for another line of work. It sounds like what your employer is doing is an OSHA violation - if you bring that up they may be wary and offer to lay you off.
     
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    Hi J.P.,
    I would take Sovereign Grace's advice and see if you can get temporary disability. I think God can find you the perfect (for YOU) job and in the meanwhile, He will provide for you, if you trust Him. Try to be calm and peaceful so you can look forward to your new beginnings!!! God Bless you in ALL your endeavors ♥ He IS faithful, and He is the Perfect Father.
    God bless and keep you!
    nancy
     
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    aspen “"The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few

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    this is a great thread. Thanks for contributing everyone. John Paul I am continuing to pray for you
     
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    Hi; good to see you.

    Why not read John's Gospel in the first three chapters in a trusting way? :)
     
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    I only get sick when I go near the product, which I no longer go near it because I told them I get reactions from it, so I don't think I can get Disability.

    It is insane that this day and age a company can
    Thank you Aspen, I need prayer.
     
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    Sovereign-Grace, sorry for my late reply.

    I only get sick when I’m near the product, which I haven’t been since I told them I get reactions from it, and will only work with it if they provide me with a full face mask respirator, which is part of the correct SOPs, they only provide the workers with dust masks which is ridiculous.

    The sad thing is that my other coworkers are getting sick from the product, one guy is getting muscular aches and stomach pains, the other one breaks out in rashes and gets nose bleeds and burning sensations in his face and numbness of his jaw.

    It’s insane that this day in age people are being put through this, especially here in America, a first world country.

    You are correct, they are in violation of osha laws, I am the only one who spoke up and told the owner, manager and supervisor I get sick from the product.

    I have faith in God and our Lord Jesus Christ and know they will come through for me, I am currently looking for other employment without anyone’s knowledge and know that I’ll find something, God works in mysterious ways.
     
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    Nancy, thank you so much for this kind post and encouragement.

    I won’t qualify for temporary disability, I’m not getting sick now as I don’t work around the certain product that makes me sick, after I told them I get reactions from it and made it clear I need the proper protection equipment in order to work with it, they are probably worried about a lawsuit if they force me to work with it, which I wouldn’t do.

    I feel bad for my coworkers who are in fear of speaking up and in the long run will damage their health.

    Damaging ones health is not worth any amount of money.

    I will find something suitable God willing.

    I am feeling a lot better with everyone’s prayers and words of encouragement, thank you so much.
     
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    Hi JP,
    Glad to hear you are feeling a bit better. And, NO, there isn't a job out there worth your health and, I KNOW God has the perfect job waiting for you. Just recognize the doors He opens. I was so daft that in my earlier years, I was so blind that I just kept slamming those doors He opened shut, of course, not recognizing it as Him directing me...DOH!! Lol...I am getting much better with recognizing when He say's to "go"...He never want's us to fret or worry so, since I don't do much of that anymore, my life has become much more calm and peaceful...no matter what I was facing.
    I am so happy you like our forum, thee are many wonderful folks here. All you need do is ask us for prayer and, we WILL pray for you...there, I just did, and you did not even have to ask ♥
     
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    So, what did this stupid Govt. do now, relax the OSHA regulations???
    A Christian might not sue this corp. but a non-Christian sure would, I hope they have very good insurance because this sounds like a big lawsuit will possibly follow...shame, such little concern for the welfare of their workers :(
     
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    That chemical sounds highly toxic. Years back my husband was the supervisor and was told to have his men work in a building where asbestos was getting ripped out of. I was concerned because I knew asbestos was toxic. We didn't have the internet then so I contacted someone in the government who knew about asbestos. He warned me that there was a protocol that had to be followed and a special test had to be performed to ensure asbestos wasn't circulating in the air. I told my husband and he had the test run and asbestos was swirling all around them and he ordered his men not to work in the building. They had to hire the proper company to remove the asbestos.

    But if you're leaving anyway it doesn't matter - you can tell your current co-workers to contact OSHA. I'm afraid America is becoming more like a 3rd world company or a Banana Republic.

    There is also a risk of chemicals entering through your pores. A friend - who has since passed away - worked with a toxic chemical. She told me that blood used to seep out of her pores. She later got cancer - although she had been a smoker for a time.

    I just don't trust working around anything that could be toxic. You only get 1 temple.

    Good luck in your job search!
     
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    Nancy I think we're all "daft" early on - and sometimes even later on:)

    There are good people on here that will pray for you if you ask. It's very encouraging.
     
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    The problem is no one opens their mouth in fear of losing their jobs.

    If they all said they were getting reactions the company would be forced to get proper protection.

    Everyone is scared, these are all grown men.

    If OSHA were notified my company would be in trouble.
     
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    Sovereign-Grace I will reply when I can, it’s a long explanation.
     
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    Maybe someone should "anonymously" call OSHA and report this? These "grown men" need to "grow a pair"! They are going to make themselves sick! It's so sad that these corporations today care so little about their employees. They treat them as if they are all expendable and all they have to do is hire more people. Don't worry JP, you should not even be near there IMHO - God will open that door for you! I just know it ♥
     
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