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Old 09-22-2011, 18:22   #1
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Union stupidity

Well, the correct term would be thuggery.


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.


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


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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Old 09-23-2011, 10:06   #2
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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.
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Old 09-23-2011, 22:57   #3
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From my professional experience with these guys I hope the longshoremen thugs get prison time.

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