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TigerLicks
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Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help

because they're nonunion.

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This country is in a bad way. They were just there to help.


JBM210
Member since Dec 2010
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
frick them. Turn away help in a time like that. Go frick yourself.I'm going home.


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ChewyDante
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
fricking wow.


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prplhze2000
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
They can suffer for all I care.


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The Boat
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
They said gtfo of here with your southern hospitality.


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GRTiger
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help


Classic.


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SportTiger1
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
Wow. I have nothing for unions these days.


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Sentrius
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help


This is the same state where you have to be certified to pump fricking gas.


TigerTattle
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help

Meanwhile some kids are cold and food can't be cooked, if there's any to be had since the stores have no power. Unions disgust me.


TigerLicks
Buffalo Fan
Dallas, TX
Member since Oct 2003
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
Rex, DA, Decatur going to defend this? Calling you out.


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Uncle Stu
Member since Aug 2004
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
quote:

Unions disgust me.

....and have broken the back of the American blue-collar workforce


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baybeefeetz
Eastern Michigan Fan
the now
Member since Sep 2009
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
There are two sides to every story. I like when at the end of an article I at least see, "we attempted to contact so-and-so, but they didn't answer the phone" or whatever.

Journalism is in a bad way.



lsuprof
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Member since Dec 2008
386 posts

re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
Geez, this doesn't hurt anyone but the utility customers who are going to have to wait longer to have their power turned back on.

Are these NJ union members implying that they would not offer assistance in southern states after a hurricane because they would have to work with non-union workers?


baybeefeetz
Eastern Michigan Fan
the now
Member since Sep 2009
16183 posts

re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
do any of you realize that these union workers have employers who apparently bargained away the right to allow non-union workers to pitch in?


TigersSEC2010
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Member since Jan 2010
19531 posts

re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
Just fricking wow... Worthless pieces of shite.


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TigerLicks
Buffalo Fan
Dallas, TX
Member since Oct 2003
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
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There are two sides to every story. I like when at the end of an article I at least see, "we attempted to contact so-and-so, but they didn't answer the phone" or whatever.


Matters in disasters?


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Jake88
George Mason Fan
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
And this is how Democrats would have the rest of the country act. Swell.


sparkinator
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Member since Dec 2007
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re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
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do any of you realize that these union workers have employers who apparently bargained away the right to allow non-union workers to pitch in?


Strawman...You're better than this.


baybeefeetz
Eastern Michigan Fan
the now
Member since Sep 2009
16183 posts

re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
What? there's probably a contract that says union-only.


Plus, if you haven't noticed, there are a shite ton of details missing from this little news story.



bamalee
Alabama Fan
Member since Jan 2009
496 posts

re: Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away in NJ for Sandy Help
This is just sad, the truth is I would put money that Southern crews have more exp. dealing with down power lines and restoring than anybody. If I was non union I would just get up leave....


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