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Union stupidity

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by Morris, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. Morris

    Morris CLM

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    Well, the correct term would be thuggery.

    http://www.komonews.com/news/local/130391448.html

    They are upset and all butthurt because their antics are causing a serious rift. The county dealing with this is struggling financially and this "action" didn't help.

    http://www.komonews.com/news/local/130362958.html

    But then again, when you have members like this . . .

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MO7XFj2xVdM

    The tragically funny thing about all of this is that it started out when their union didn't get hired because another union did for a cheaper and more effective rate. Further, the actions could force the company to leave which would mean ZERO longshoremen jobs in that city.

    I feel for my LE brothers and sisters down there. What a stupid mess, caused by some union thugs.
     
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  2. merlynusn

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    The Merchant Marine (the ships and the shore side) has some of the strongest unions around. Heck, when we'd sail, we were required to have pot roast once a week, steak once a week, etc per the contract.

    And yes, they'd stop work at the drop of a hat because of some perceived slight.
     

  3. Newcop761

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    From my professional experience with these guys I hope the longshoremen thugs get prison time.

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