ConEd Negotiations End in the Dismissal of 8,500 Workers
Well, this completely backfired.
So now what? This company provides 3.2 million New Yorkers with A/C and they just shafted a large portion of their workforce. (This is a great time for firing, too. It's not like there's a heat wave or anything.) The laborers even offered to work without a contract,just
to make sure we, as users, have the electricity to power our Wi-Fi, fan, laptops and whatever other plugged-in device we have. Can supervisors, who are used to cubicles and the 9-5 shift, complete the job of a manual laborer?
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