Have you ever wondered who pays for the free pizzas??

pizza - pizza
India
December 30, 2006 12:59pm CST
Recently in The Times of India ther was an article/ advertisement about pizza delivery Companies which guarantees you free pizza if they fail to deliver within the specified time(like 30 minutes). Have you ever wondered who pays for the free pizzas??Well, the delivery boys is made to pay for the pizza. They are paid such low wages and the price of the pizza is deducted from their monthly wages which can amount to up to 60% in some months(It becomes difficult to run their family). To deliver the pizza the delivery boys take the high traffic risks as delivery becomes their priority. Their life and safety risks are neither looked into by the Pizza Shop Management nor the Pizza Delivery Boy himself. (They are more concern to avoid the deduction from their salary). If this type of exploitation is carried on in your city's pizza logistics we should stop availing the home delivery system, because to deliver our pizza one person may be risking his life. Is the life of an Indian citizen so cheap and of no value? In case he is late in delivering the pizza, we are enjoying the free pizza at the hard earned money of a poor delivery boy. Is it fair or right on our part to do it? Please think and if you feel that is wrong, please spread the message and stop having the so called FREE pizzas delivered at home or atleast pay the bill even if the pizza is a late...
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27 responses
@1986ankush (1241)
• India
30 Dec 06
i did not wondered as i know about this very clearly , also you must think pizza delivery bou will not suffer this loss as pizza is too cotly
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• India
2 Jan 07
Happy New Year and please don't wounder about any thing. Enjoy a free pizza if u get a chance.
• India
19 Jan 07
ankush only a small amount of money is deducted...
@nicedevil (685)
• Italy
31 Dec 06
no,im my country
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@paraacbe (231)
• India
31 Dec 06
well..this is atrocious..the company has to look into the roads and the traffic system of a country ..for instance in india reachin a place in time is highly improbable because of the unregulated traffic..it is higly pressuring an individual for the job he has to do....has any one heard of a news concerning the accidents met by the delivery boys ??these things are a usual sight in india and the governmnet must take stern action regardin this!!!
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• United States
31 Dec 06
I didn't know that. My husband used to deliver pizzas as a part time job and the place he worked for didn't do the whole "30 minutes or its free" thing. But I know that it can be a dangerous job. Most people don't realize that. When my husband was delivering pizza he was almost robbed a couple of times. Thankfully, he is street smart and knew how to get away. So be nice to the delivery guy and give a decent tip..because their job isn't always easy.
• India
2 Jan 07
Yes mam. i do agree with your response. and this is what i want to spread across the community to understand and implement. thank you for spending ur precious time on my comments on pizza. Happy New Year
• United States
31 Dec 06
the pizza place pays for the free ones. if they're cool they'll let the employees have the first batch but not very often. I think it's like some kind of rule that they throw it away and not let the employees have any of it. not cool
• India
2 Jan 07
happy new year
• United States
30 Dec 06
Well, he can always choose NOT to work as a pizza delivery boy. I don't feel that it's wrong, because I like getting my pizza on time. If the job sucks and it doesn't pay well enough, get a better job. Go to college.
• India
30 Dec 06
what will u do if u were in place of a delivery boy and not getting any other job and have family responsibilities on ur head plus u r not well off.
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• India
31 Dec 06
yes i have read that article ....!! well i support the home delivery system but i think we can play our part by not accepting the free pizza if they turn up late n paying the money ....!! after all ur eating the pizza so y not pay for it ....!!! also they should not cut the money from their salary ....!! i have seen them driving rashly ...!! it not only puts their life in danger but also the others commuting on the road ....!!
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@swatig (1187)
• India
31 Dec 06
I really appreciate u for spreading this message, as u see someof us dnt knw about this, really thankful to u to include this also in the discussion.
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@mkkid28 (267)
31 Dec 06
i would have thought it would come out delivery boy's wages who took so long to bring it lol. they should just not work as a delivery boy and find a new open delivery boy job that doesnt offer free pizzas
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@emmet18 (1116)
• Romania
31 Dec 06
I new that pizza boy payed for the pizza that did not arrived at time. I think that this is far.
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• India
31 Dec 06
Pizza stands for P-popular I - Interseting Z - Zoom Z - zang A - Amazing Its a amazing food I like it
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@imakella (669)
• United States
31 Dec 06
i do not wondered. but might be missing some tasty ingredients that u really get when u buy it.
• India
31 Dec 06
i also wanna know...can u tell me plzzzzzzzz
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@haranv (571)
• India
31 Dec 06
free pizzas? where?
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• India
31 Dec 06
ya i too wondered
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@tulip85 (60)
• India
31 Dec 06
well as far as i hav heard these pizza company...well the one frm which i order pizza...definetely dont punish d delivery boy....its d company who pays for it
• India
19 Jan 07
i don't understand why people don't understan...
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• India
19 Jan 07
i hate pizza if it is free now when ever i buy i pay. i have a record of 58 free pizzas.
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• India
19 Jan 07
it is shocking. companies should be sued...
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• India
1 Jan 07
oh it is really very bad practice done by pizza companies. we shold protest against such practices. as i have also seen delivery boys taking risk while driving on traffic.
@Metallion (2230)
• United States
31 Dec 06
This used to be a problem in the U.S. when "it's there in 30 minutes or it's free" was a popular claim. Companies got a lot of negative feedback about reckless driving by their employees and they cancelled the promotion.
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