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Thanks a Lot: Utility Union Strikes in the Middle of Heat Wave

Stan306 Wrote: Jul 02, 2012 2:31 AM
Nothing like recognizing that if they don't do their job and people suffer or die - the union will take yet another hit. It's too bad that we have to get to a situation like this before we realize that the unions are greedy self serving worthless... and after Wisconsin - the unions realize that there illegitimate empire can come to an end. Let us not mistake greed and self preservation for dong the right thing
jbuchner ue Wrote: Jul 02, 2012 6:52 AM
they where locked out by the government
Joseph64 Wrote: Jul 02, 2012 8:40 AM
Because of their greedy, selfish demands that go beyond all notion of what constitutes a fair wage and benefits. The city can't afford to pay them what they want. The money isn't there.

Remember when New York City's unionized sanitation workers refused to work during the middle of a deadly blizzard in 2010? All because they were protesting the budget? 

Selfish Sanitation Department bosses from the snow-slammed outer boroughs ordered their drivers to snarl the blizzard cleanup to protest budget cuts -- a disastrous move that turned streets into a minefield for emergency-services vehicles, The Post has learned.

Miles of roads stretching from as north as Whitestone, Queens, to the south shore of Staten Island still remained treacherously unplowed last night because of the shameless job action,...

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