NY transit workers on Strike

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    http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/12/20/nyc.transit/index.html




    Hurray Unions !!!
     
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    Their average salary is nearly twice that of university trained teachers and policemen over $60k per year. They pay nothing for their medical care. They can retire at 55, with a full pension.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20051220/ap_on_re_us/nyc_transit_strike

     
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    Well they're all liberals up there. Doubtless they accept the need to go without mass transit, all for the benefit of the Worker. Good for them.
     
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    i have always wanted to organize a stike agisnt strikers....you know their first day back no one goes to their place of work except to give them shit and prevent them from doing their job
     
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    FIRE THEM ALL with no incentive or mechanism to return to work for the city of New York or state government of NY!

    then computerize the system like instapundit noted.
     
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    NYC is such a craphole. The unionized workers there are such babies. They have it CUSHY. You'd be hoofin' it to your non-unionized job today. Don't like the pay of a subway man? Go to night school.
     
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    Indeed fire them all today. Watch how many line up tommorrow to apply for those jobs at half of what they were making. Break the union. Unions are good when the power between them and management is balanced or close to it. When one side has too much power, its disaster.
     
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    Ahhhhh, The unions, they really know how to make friends and influence people, don’t they. IDIOTS!
     
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    This is all a really nice Christmas f you to the people of NY from the unions that I hope they never forget. My friends there are all bitching because they're freezing out there with everybody else walking to work. Dumb, greedy unions, this is a god-send to efforts to bring them in line....
     
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    So you believe you should be able to decide for them if they are getting paid enough, instead of them making that decision?
     

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