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#1 Marc_Abernathy

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 05:05 PM

to you NY ops,

how is the transit strikes affecting working in and around NYC? also just for everyday traveling?

reports have stated sales and the "matinee day" have dropped considerably...

everyday the union workers stirke they lose 2 days pay...
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#2 Charles Papert

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 09:36 PM

everyday the union workers stirke they lose 2 days pay...


Ah well, as a union operator these days, every day you work you get paid half what you used to...

(apologies to those affected by this strike for this quip)

Edited by CharlesPapert, 21 December 2005 - 09:37 PM.

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 11:02 PM

Thank god my gear lives in the studio and I can get to work by motorcycle... Sucks for those that have to walk across the Brooklyn bridge...

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 11:10 PM

yeah i saw some footage of that re: broklyn bridge... fascinating! that many people.

for those who missed:

the mayor is talking about aresting the union members who started it. the union officials are AGAINST the strike urging the workers to go back to work...

up to 7million people are shuttled back and forth by the transit system daily.

amtrak and the rail system are in an overload.

streets have been shut down....

arbitration is still on going with no agreement in site just yet..
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