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1 posted on 01/06/2013 8:23:06 AM PST by redreno
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fire them. If they aren’t grateful to have a job in this environment, get rid of them.


2 posted on 01/06/2013 8:24:03 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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Sounds like unionitis to me.


3 posted on 01/06/2013 8:24:45 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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Its called the blue flu.
I can tell you right now there probably a 1000 applicants waiting for one of those jobs.


5 posted on 01/06/2013 8:27:30 AM PST by tshaun
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Its called the blue flu.
I can tell you right now there probably a 1000 applicants waiting for one of those jobs.


6 posted on 01/06/2013 8:28:01 AM PST by tshaun
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Who gives a crap if the inmates have to stay in their cells? They should be locked in 24 hours a day. No basketball, no weight lifting, no tv, no radio. Prison should be prison, not a fitness club.


8 posted on 01/06/2013 8:30:11 AM PST by Veggie Todd (Eat Mor Chikin)
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IL: Union runs out of courtrooms in fight over prisons

By Ben Yount / December 13, 2012 /

By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog.org

SPRINGFIELD — The state’s largest public employee union has run out of courtrooms to argue against Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close four state correctional facilities.

But the union, and some lawmakers, aren’t giving up.

http://watchdog.org/64563/il-union-runs-out-of-courtrooms-in-fight-over-illinois-prison-closings/


9 posted on 01/06/2013 8:33:07 AM PST by KeyLargo
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Unions and gun control. What could go wrong?


11 posted on 01/06/2013 8:35:33 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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This makes no sense, how will the guards get their bribes for smuggling in shivs and drugs? I can’t imagine how obese these lazy union thugs are considering Chicago has the fattest cops in the nation.


13 posted on 01/06/2013 8:39:38 AM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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Didn’t these “professionals” allow a couple of hardened inmates to escape a couple of weeks back? Not the same prison, but the same friggin’ guards (union)!


14 posted on 01/06/2013 8:52:43 AM PST by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush! (Oathkeeper))
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In New York, it's called "blue flu," because officers wear blue uniforms.

The last time NY State's Correctional Officers went on strike was in 1979. The National Guard was called up to work at the prisons. They were out a little over two weeks (April 19th-May 4th) before voting on a new contract.

I was hired as an officer the end of September, 1980. By that time, the fines for having violated the State's Taylor Law had started being garnisheed from striker's paychecks. The union was also heavily fined, and they were eventually voted out as the bargaining unit for officers. Each individual who had participated in the strike was charged two days pay, for every day of work they had been out. As well, before they could retire, they were required to work the extra time they had lost while on strike.

I never heard one officer say anything good about the strike. After all was said and done, it turns out they ended up with the same exact contract that the State had initially offered them before they'd gone out on strike. There was also a lot of animosity against local union officials that held office at the time of the strike, and they were voted out at the next elections. I spent 25 years in uniform. We worked without contracts several times over those years, but there was never any discussion about striking, and I never would have gone out if they'd voted for it. All of those heavy fines incurred previously, had served as a deterrent to any future strikes. Every time contract negotiations came around, the union would send out cards for us to write down our suggestions of what issues the union should pursue with the State. I always recommended "safer working conditions," because what good was making more money each year, if you weren't alive to spend it? I'm in my 10th year of retirement, and am glad I got out when I did. Health has gone downhill since then, and everytime I run into someone I used to work with, they've got nothing good to say about the job.

15 posted on 01/06/2013 9:00:35 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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So, if all these criminals were to be allowed back onto the streets of Chicago...how would one tell the difference?


18 posted on 01/06/2013 10:09:15 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month)
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