Care Fears - HodgeCo

  • Aired:  09/19/13
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John Hodgman shares innovative ways to get around paying weekend overtime rates and pesky child labor laws. (3:07)

FOR MORE ON THISWE'RE JOINED BY SENIOR

DERANGED MILLIONAIRE JOHNHODGMAN.

>> HELLO.

>> Jon: WHAT DO YOU MAKE OFCOMPANIES GAMING THE

HEALTH-CARE SYSTEM.

>> AMATEURS, JON, REDUCINGWORK HOURS, CUTTING EMPLOYEE

ROLES, STILL PAYINGMANDATORY WORK FOR ON

WEEKENDS.

>> Jon: RIGHT, BUT THEY HAVETO.

HOW DO YOU AVOID PAYINGWEEKEND OVERTIME.

>> SIMPLE, JON, AT MYCOMPANY, HODGECO WE USE A

DIFFERENT CALENDAR.

MEET FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY NEWFRIDAY AND BACK BY POPULAR

DEMAND FRIDAYCLASSIC.

THE DOWNSIDE NO MOREWEEKENDS BUT THE UPSIDE

THREE CONSECUTIVE CASUALFRIDAYS.

DUNGAREES, WHAT COULD BEBETTER THAN THAT.

>> Jon: OVERTIME PAY.

>> MY EMPLOYEES UNDERSTANDIT'S ALL ABOUT TRADE-OFF.

IF I PAY OVERTIME HOW CAN IPROVIDE MATERNITY LEAVE.

>> Jon: YOU OFFER MATERNITYLEAVE.

>> OF COURSE I DO.

SOMEONE GETS PREGNANT THEYCAN LEAVE.

YEAH.

THAT JOKE KILLS AT THEANNUAL [BLEEP] BRUNCH LAST

MAY.

THE POINT IS WHEN IT COMESTO COST-CUTTING THIS OBAMACARE

DODGE IS CHILD'S PLAY.

AND SPEAKING OF CHILDREN.

>> Jon: THIS IS NOTGOING TO END WELL.

>> DO YOU KNOW THAT IT'STECHNICALLY ILLEGAL TO HAVE

CHILDREN WORK IN YOURSHIRTWAIST FACTORY.

>> Jon: I DID KNOW THAT WHATI DIDN'T KNOW WAS PEOPLE

STILL MAKE SHIRTWAISTS.

>> BUT HERE'S THE LOOPHOLE,JON, IT IS LEGAL FOR KIDS TO

WORK IN THE MOVIES.

>> Jon: I DON'T LIKE WHERETHIS IS GOING.

>> YES, I'M MAKING A MOVIE.

IT'S A HEARTWARMING STORYABOUT A BUNCH OF

MISFIT KIDS WHO COMETOGETHER UNDER THE

LEADERSHIP OF A GRUMPY BUTLOVABLE COACH TO FORM AN

UNDERDOG SHIRTWAIST FACTORYTO TAKE DOWN THOSE SNOBS AT

THE RICH KID SHIRTWAISTFACTORY ACROSS THE LAKE.

I'VE BEEN FILMING FOR 7YEARS.

16 HOURS A DAY.

AND WE'RE WAY UNDERBUDGET.

>> Jon: SO BASICALLY YOUHAVE A SWEATSHOP THAT MAKES

OBSOLETE CLOTHING.

>> NO, I HAVE THE KIDSWORKING ON ALL KINDS OF

THINGS, JON, ASBESTOS,PRELIT FIREWORKS, INDUSTRIAL

HAND MANGLERS.

>> Jon: INDUSTRIAL-- WHOWOULD BUY AN INDUSTRIAL HAND

MANGLER.

>> COME ON, JON, IT'S 2013YOU DON'T WANT TO

MANGLE HANDS BY HAND.

ASK ANY MOB ENFORCER, YOUCAN GET CARPAL TUNNEL THAT

WAY.

>> Jon: I UNDERSTANDOBAMACARE DOES PUT CERTAIN

BURDENS ON BUSINESS BUTDOESN'T THE EMPLOYER BEAR

SOME SORT OF RESPONSIBILITYTO THE EMPLOYEE, THIS SEEMS

LIKE YOU'RE GIVING A HUGEMIDDLE FINGER TO YOUR

WORKERS.

>> SO YOU HAVE SEEN MYEMPLOYEE ORIENTATION VIDEO.

>> OH, HELLO.

I'M JOHN HODGMAN, ALLOW METO BE THE VERY FIRST TO

WELCOME YOU TO YOUR NEWCAREER AS A PURELY PART-TIME

NONEMPLOYEE AND OR HALF PAIDINTERN OF HODGECO-- ASBESTOS

AND MANGLE.

I GOT YOU A GIFT.

REACH IN YOUR POCKET THEREIT IS.

OKAY.

HA, HA, HA.

HA, HA, HA.

HA, HA, HA, HA, HA.

>> Jon: HOW DO YOU EVEN GETAWAY WITH THAT.

HOW DO YOU GET ANYBODY TOWORK FOR YOU.

>> JON, WE'VE BEEN AT 7%UNEMPLOYMENT FOR FIVE YEARS.

BEING AN EMPLOYER THIS YEARIS LIKE BEING A GIRL AT

COMIC CON.

DOES NOT MATTER HOWOFFENSIVELY INACCURATE YOUR

PRECRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHSYOUR SUPERGIRL COSTUME IS.

YOU ARE TO THE GOING HOMEALONE.

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE HEAD BAND,JOHN.

>> Jon: I UNDERSTAND THAT.

JOHN HODGMAN, DERANGEDMILLIONAIRE.

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