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Help Guitar Center Employees Earn a Fair Wage


It’s easy to make fun of Guitar Center and the culture therein, but I’m guessing that the majority of musicians who frequent MetalSucks purchase some if not all of their gear from the musical instrument superstore. And it’s only fair that the people who work there — who, in many cases, are in bands themselves — get paid a fair wage. Unfortunately ever since the investment group Bain Capital bought Guitar Center wages have been slashed, standards in the workplace have devolved and benefits have been cut.

So the workers of Guitar Center in New York City are attempting to do something about it: through a petition on MoveOn...