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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.

"They sent a message to the rest of the city that these particular labor issues are more important," said City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Queens), who was visited yesterday by a group of guilt-ridden sanitation workers who confessed the shameless plot.

Halloran said he met with three plow workers from the Sanitation Department -- and two Department of Transportation supervisors who were on loan -- at his office after he was flooded with irate calls from constituents.

The snitches "didn't want to be identified because they were afraid of retaliation," Halloran said. "They were told [by supervisors] to take off routes [and] not do the plowing of some of the major arteries in a timely manner. They were told to make the mayor pay for the layoffs, the reductions in rank for the supervisors, shrinking the rolls of the rank-and-file."

New York's Strongest used a variety of tactics to drag out the plowing process -- and pad overtime checks -- which included keeping plows slightly higher than the roadways and skipping over streets along their routes, the sources said.

The snow-removal snitches said they were told to keep their plows off most streets and to wait for orders before attacking the accumulating piles of snow.

They said crews normally would have been more aggressive in com bating a fierce, fast-moving bliz zard like the one that barreled in on Sunday and blew out the next morning.

The workers said the work slowdown was the result of growing hostility between the mayor and the workers responsible for clearing the snow.

In the last two years, the agency's workforce has been slashed by 400 trash haulers and supervisors -- down from 6,300 -- because of the city's budget crisis. And, effective tomorrow, 100 department supervisors are to be demoted and their salaries slashed as an added cost-saving move.


Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/sanit_filthy_snow_slow_mo_qH57MZwC53QKOJlekSSDJK#ixzz19cXspnoJ
 

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Only in Gov't could this happen. They should all be fired and replaced. But they won't. I'm sure they will get a stern talking to and be back to their lives as usual.
 

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Only in Gov't could this happen. They should all be fired and replaced. But they won't. I'm sure they will get a stern talking to and be back to their lives as usual.
In a right to work state, like TX, they would be gone. Sanitation work is important work and hard work, but it isn't rocket science. Fire their asses and publish where the line will start to replace them. It will be a long line in a very short period of time. :nuts:
 

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Gotta love the government unions protecting the lazy, incompetant, entitled, disfunctional, resentful and vitriolic. :lookinup:
 

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Criminal charges!?

There were even folks that waited up to THIRTY hours for EMS!!! Bloomberg lack the testicular fortitude to go up against the unions.

Aren't you glad THIS wasn't your vehicle

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There were even folks that waited up to THIRTY hours for EMS!!! Bloomberg lack the testicular fortitude to go up against the unions.

Aren't you glad THIS wasn't your vehicle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kt_r-jO3lKE

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It would be if he lived in NYC. :laughing:
That was a NYC owned employee take home vehicle. :nuts:

Equipment operators on public payroll destroying property bought and paid for with public taxes..... Only in NYC! :crazy:
 
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