“With no pay” said another.
“and the uniform!” The group looked down at their work apparel in disgust.
“ Have I got this right?” said the Union rep “You're complaining about working conditions? What do you actually want? I need to know before I see the big man”.
“Gingerbread” they chorused “and chocolate coins”
“I know what he'll say though”
“What he always says- Ho ho ho!”
The elves sighed.