Joey Quits (worker quits hotel job with a marching band)

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This is a video about supporting unions and workers' rights. https://www.twitter.com/joeyquits and https://instagram.com/laneve__ After a long, long fight, workers at this hotel have finally won the right to organize a union: https://pbn.com/Renaissance-Providence-Hotel-workers-vote-to-join-union,110150/ Visit https://www.joeyquits.com to hear stories from other hotel and restaurant workers. (We've since shut down the site but you can still view old posts and stories from hotel workers). Press Inquiries: joeldefrancesco@gmail.com FAQ: 1. Q: Why is your name bleeped out but you have your real name in your username? A: When we first uploaded it I bleeped my name out and didn't have my real name on anything related to the video. Once it began to get popular, I realized I could do more by attaching my name to it than by hiding from it (see my website/other videos/etc.) Youtube doesn't allow you to reupload videos so the name is bleeped out even though I used my real name online now. 2. Q: Didn't you screw yourself? Now you'll never have a job you idiot. A: No, I've gotten several jobs since making this video. In fact, the attention from this video and the things I've channeled it toward have created more opportunities than I ever had before. Video of Joey La Neve DeFrancesco quitting the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel Filmed by Jori Ketten, featuring the What Cheer? Brigade http://www.whatcheerbrigade.com I want to give a little context for the many of you who don't know me: I worked in this hotel for 3.5 years. I worked while going to school full time to pay my tuition and living expenses. This was not a job I had for two weeks before quitting in a hissy-fit. The working conditions in the hotel are horrendous. In the kitchen, workers are regularly forced to work 10, 11, 14, 16 hour shifts that begin at 5:30AM and last well into the night. Housekeepers are reprimanded if they fail to clean 16 rooms or more in a 9 hour shift. Anyone who speaks up—especially anyone who is openly pro-union—is disciplined or fired. Managers, like Jared, scream down employees daily. I worked extremely hard to change the conditions in the hotel. My co-workers and I regularly organized ourselves to push back against management and demand respect. I was also one of many workers who led the fight to organize a formal union at the hotel. For legal reasons I must mention that this specific action was an individual decision and had nothing to do with the union. The hotel has yet to recognize our union, and they continue a vicious union-busting campaign. They punish and fire pro-union workers, spread lies in captive-audience meetings, and generally attempt to scare the workers out of joining the union. Still, through just being organized and threatening to form a union, we've won countless victories, including raises, new uniforms, lower housekeeper room quotas, etc. This video a bit of performance art highlighting the struggle at the Renaissance Providence Hotel and hotels throughout the country. © Copyright 2011 Joey La Neve DeFrancesco All rights reserved Contact: joeldefrancesco@gmail.com best job quit. job quitting. quits job marching band. musical quit. Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel. what cheer? brigade. downtown boys. unite here. renaissance providence hotel. procaccianti brothers.

Comments

no name : *boss walks in* "what the hell is this. Guys, all of you out." Who the hell just tells a random band to leave.

Pericles of Los Angeles : You know that a boss is great when his reaction to a situation he doesn’t understand is aggression.

Goyard Galli : You sir have real friends

Hier könnte Ihre Werbung stehen : Omg I thought they would play some sad ass song but no they start going completely nuts I haven't laughed this hard for some time

1899Capone : His Boss is on screen for 5 seconds but it is already visible that he is an A-Hole.

100,000 subs With not one video : 2:26 guy has no instrument he’s just happy to be there

YoMamaAtMyHouseLastNight : People quit managers not jobs!!!!

Andrew Rodden : Excellent taste in exit music.

Kratos : "Jared I'm quitting" *Ali-A intro plays*

Lipid : "Days without lost time accident" Holy shit shoulda quit sooner.

Poot : Replay button: 2:00

Frank Costanza : Having worked at Holiday Inn for 3 years i totally get this

TheSoundOfTwang : Needed more cow bell..

Super knullisch : 02:16 HAHA! ZEROING those "3 days" on the chart!!! YEEEEAAH BABY!!!

deltaray3 : My name is *beeeeeep* (name prominately displayed in you tube channel name) [NEVERMIND, Read Youtube Descriptions because they can change and videos can't.]

ankit siruvani : Now that's how you quit in style

Greg Dundee : I prefer the simple No show and leave them in the shit method, very satisfying when they try calling you all day. Thats when they realise how how much you do for them.

Bored : Haha, I'd totally do this if I had friends.

Giraffe Legend : I can't believe they played Bubamara, song from white cat black cat. Such a cool way to quit job!

HanShotFirst : If my rock band ever makes it big, I'm going to quit and perform a special love song for my current boss in the lobby at peak hours describing all the wonderful ways he makes me want to stab him in the face.

Young Vinny : *I would pay to get that band to do the same for me* Literally, I'd ask for a random job, get hired, 1 hour later get fired in style😂😂

Sarah Michaels : Epic!🤣 From everyone out there who has had to work at a crappy job with a crappy boss, we applaud you.👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👍

BintyBat : Today Joey is a drone operator; targeting & eliminating our enemies overseas.

Jhonny Klop : Most amazing video on YouTube hands off

Stewie Griffin : This guy deserves 9999999999999 dollars

Laynna Lane : Literally went out with a BANG 📣📯🥁🎺

77777aol : 'This department has worked 3 days without accident' What happened 4 days ago ?!!!!!

Sonictheporcipine : When youtube recommendations get it right.

Jetdot37 : I love how they keep it going.

thibaud drion : Actually replayed the scene cause I found the song quite entertaining 😂😂

OhPhilly : Hit like so hard cracked my phone screen.. worth it

Bill Hicks : in the five seconds his former employer appeared, I can get why he quit the way he did. What an uptight schmuck.

sulyman1234 : I'm glad this got to my recommendation

Storm Blox : This video made him more money then working in that hotel for 10 years

Ye OldE GrAnNy : Bro, ur like a god to me😂

Greg Caesar : *_RABBIDS INVASION FLASHBACKS!_*

xsanctom : This was a great career move by James Franco, look at him now.

Cyanoxic Rose : 1 2 3 4 🎶🎷📯🎺🥁🎶 ROTFLMAO

TheAmazingMrMcFlyy : I laughed so hard, what perfect timing. Congrats dude, work to live, don't live to work !

Ben Marino : Middle management on the fast track to the middle. Underwhelming and average.

ThePabloSylar : BEST. WAY. OUT. EVER. OMG! i loved every second of this.

Charlesinfinite : You could just see that that boss was a total dickwad!

Ken Chen : I think you could see tears in his eyes a little.

Ashwin kumar : 2:02 That's Really Lol...

john porterfield : Now thats how you quite a job

Jose Lara : Update: Jared still works for the same hotel chain and hates his life

awdturbo4 : I think that was stupid.... you should have gone thru the lobby.

pp3k07 : This is the best one.

Agree Disagree : That was awesome! why would anyone hit the thumbs down button? Lol