Duane Hammet- way to go, union!

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Duane Hammet- way to go, union!

Postby srellim234 » Fri Oct 22, 2010 1:40 pm

Saw this on the local news this morning.

http://beforeitsnews.com/story/232/206/ ... _Best.html

Too bad the union is protecting the jobs of its illiterate management.


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Re: Duane Hammet- way to go, union!

Postby dusred » Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:32 pm

I was traveling today and turned on Sean Hannity and interestingly enough this guy was on there. My first thought was WTF! but after realizing it's a union I wasn't surprised. He spent 10 minutes telling how awesome his son is, how he served for the fire department from the time he was 16 and just how he was so proud of him for joining the Navy. He said he took a tour on the George H W Bush, the ship his son is serving on, and they gave him that shirt. He called it "my son's flag".

He said he voted against Obama but supported him as President. He said he didn't want it to turn into a political thing. He basically said the union can go fcuk themselves and he'll find another job. I hope the best for him.

I suspect Obama to come out soon and throw the unions under the bus.

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Re: Duane Hammet- way to go, union!

Postby srellim234 » Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:40 pm

Update- today KTLA said Hammet was contacted by the union and it's "bending over backwards" to make it up to him. From what I understand it includes paying him in full as if he had done the work and dealing with the union people who fired him.

Probably wouldn't have happened if KTLA hadn't been all over it yesterday and made a big case of it all day long. Once the national news picked it up it was too much negative press for the union to handle.

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Re: Duane Hammet- way to go, union!

Postby IBCoupe » Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:26 am

Before It's News wrote:It seems union workers are not allowed to wear political clothing of any kind during a presidential event.

Duane’s shirt and sweatshirt wasn’t about support of “41″ but rather of the USS George H.W. Bush AIRCRAFT CARRIER on which his son is currently serving proudly.
That entire thing (both the sweatshirt and the firing) seems pretty innocuous.

Which, of course, is no reason not to blow either out of proportion.


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