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Quitting A.I.G.

Executive’s resignation letter published in the NYTimes


 

Jake DeSantis, a former A.I.G. executive, wrote a letter of resignation to company CEO Edward Liddy.  He also gave it to the New York Times for an  Op-Ed piece. It’s a lucid take on what some hard-working and guiltless  employees have suffered through in the past year. DeSantis was asked to work for $1 a year to help fix the problems that some former employees caused. He was repeatedly reassured that he would be compensated for the 14 hour-days he logged. Now those contracts won’t be honoured. He won’t give  the money back, but he vows to donate 100 per cent of his ‘retention  payment’ to charities helping people who have suffered in the downturn.

The New York Times


 
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