"I’m amazed at how petty and abusive some of these practices are. Cutting corners is increasingly seen as a sign of libertarianism rather than the theft that it really is."
New York Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman (external - login to view)
I worked a crappy job after high school for about one year, unloading trucks for Zeller's. Something similar happened to me, though in the end it was some criminal fraud and embezzlement by the HR manager. And off to university I went!