NYC: Hurricane Sandy Relief Supply Trucks Turned Away By Local Union Thugs
TWG: One more reason I detest unions. Selfish, greedy and mean. Those union thugs would rather the people there starve and freeze to death than to allow someone to provide the much needed assistance. I hope some needy NY families kick their asses out of town and FIRE THEM.
Davisburg trucker turned away in NYC after hauling power transformers
Published: Saturday, November 03, 2012
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, it seems to be pretty clear that residents of New York City and the surrounding areas could use all the help they can get.
However, a Davisburg man said some people in the area are more interested in “protecting their turf” than in distributing those supplies to the masses.
Mike James, an independent trucker, said he and three other truckers were told to haul a load of transformers to the city to replace equipment anticipated to be lost in the storm.
James, two men from Holly and a Flint man arrived in the city Tuesday night and slept in their trucks before attempting to deliver the 144 transformers to emergency workers.
When they arrived Wednesday, they were turned away by Con Edison employees because they were not union workers….