Thursday, December 30, 2010

How Not to Bargain in Public

Sanitation workers selfishly slowed down the cleanup -
These garbage men really stink.

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, several sources and a city lawmaker said, which was over a raft of demotions, attrition and budget cuts.

It's too bad for all the actual hard working public employees, but it's episodes like these that tend to stick in the minds of the public.

Did they actually think a poor performance would help their case come contract time? Or was an attempt to punish the Mayor more important than doing their job?

1 comment:

Paul - Berry Laker said...

Things will change in 2011.

To you and yours,

Happy New Year.