New York City sanitation bosses think they’ve got it so bad that they intentionally delayed snow-removal, according to the NY Post.So how bad have they got it?
City workers enjoyed steady employment through the recession, killer benefits and a generous pension package. Then there’s the pay. 315 sanitation workers earned over $100,000 in 2009, according to SeeThroughNY. The top guy, John Doherty, earned $205,180.
There are also perks that come with the job. While delaying clean-up for the city, sanitation workers promptly plowed the street in front of Doherty’s Staten Island home, according to the Daily News.
The Department of Sanitation is protesting a 6 per cent staff reduction in the past two years, along with demotions for 100 supervisors. That’s nothing to laugh at — and it could get worse — but is hardly justification for sabotage.
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