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Only in the coal region of Pennsylvania would a town sign a contract with the local police union that only allows union members of the police force to arrest someone. The Chief of Police isn't allowed to arrest anyone, he carries a gun, a badge, handcuffs, etc but he must call a union officer to make an arrest. Seems the Chief ignored this and arrested someone now the union is suing the city.
Yes, I was born and raised in the coal region of PA.
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Jan 16, 2013
 
Paladinhgwt wrote:
Only in the coal region of Pennsylvania would a town sign a contract with the local police union that only allows union members of the police force to arrest someone. The Chief of Police isn't allowed to arrest anyone, he carries a gun, a badge, handcuffs, etc but he must call a union officer to make an arrest. Seems the Chief ignored this and arrested someone now the union is suing the city.
Yes, I was born and raised in the coal region of PA.
It would seem that this contract would be voided in State Court as it violates the States' right to authorize powers of law enforcement.
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Jan 16, 2013
 
Paladinhgwt wrote:
Only in the coal region of Pennsylvania would a town sign a contract with the local police union that only allows union members of the police force to arrest someone. The Chief of Police isn't allowed to arrest anyone, he carries a gun, a badge, handcuffs, etc but he must call a union officer to make an arrest. Seems the Chief ignored this and arrested someone now the union is suing the city.
Yes, I was born and raised in the coal region of PA.
That sounds interesting.

Can you provide enough to google the situation ?
Oh my

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Jan 16, 2013
 
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Jan 16, 2013
 
Wow, as a former police union president I Iove that result.

I understand now.

We used to have to negotiate against the chief and their labor lawyers every contract.

The chief is paid to fight the cops to deny the cops any pay raise or benefits, and to try to take away what we previously negotiated.

When the chief prevails he gets a big bonus for screwing the working cop.

If the cops prevail after spending tens of thousands of our money, the chief smiles and says thanks - because he too just got the pay raise and benefits he tried to keep the cops from getting.

I remember our chief showing me the new shoes he got for free, when we negotiated the city had to pay for tactical boots for SWAT members.

Win/Win for him.
Lose/Lose for the cops.

You shouldn't be allowed to be a parasitic scab, especially one who actually fights against the cops, but wants to enjoy what others earned at their expense while you fought against them. Choose your side and live with the result.
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Wow, as a former police union president I Iove that result.
I understand now.
We used to have to negotiate against the chief and their labor lawyers every contract.
The chief is paid to fight the cops to deny the cops any pay raise or benefits, and to try to take away what we previously negotiated.
When the chief prevails he gets a big bonus for screwing the working cop.
If the cops prevail after spending tens of thousands of our money, the chief smiles and says thanks - because he too just got the pay raise and benefits he tried to keep the cops from getting.
I remember our chief showing me the new shoes he got for free, when we negotiated the city had to pay for tactical boots for SWAT members.
Win/Win for him.
Lose/Lose for the cops.
You shouldn't be allowed to be a parasitic scab, especially one who actually fights against the cops, but wants to enjoy what others earned at their expense while you fought against them. Choose your side and live with the result.
But unions are the real scabs. Want a job? Then work.
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Freak Boy wrote:
<quoted text>But unions are the real scabs. Want a job? Then work.
Fine with me.

Just don't demand a 40 hour work week, overtime pay, safe working conditions, workman's compensation coverage, holidays, vacations, retirement, pensions, minimum wage, seniority rights, or any of the thousands of other benefits obtained through the sweat and blood of union workers.
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Jan 16, 2013
 
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Fine with me.
Just don't demand a 40 hour work week, overtime pay, safe working conditions, workman's compensation coverage, holidays, vacations, retirement, pensions, minimum wage, seniority rights, or any of the thousands of other benefits obtained through the sweat and blood of union workers.
Boring.
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<quoted text>Boring.
No you're not, we are happy you're here.

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