‘No Red Tape’? New Jersey Turns Away Non-union Relief Crews

November 2, 2012 5:24 am  

(Breitbart) – How desperate is hurricane-ravaged New Jersey? Not desperate enough to suspend a union monopoly that keeps the state in the bottom ten states for economic competitiveness (and #48 for business friendliness). Relief crews from Alabama who were specifically called to New Jersey found themselves diverted to Long Island, NY after they arrived because they use non-union labor. Alabama is a right-to-work state.

WAFF-TV of Hunstville, AL reports:

Crews from Huntsville, as well as Decatur Utilities and Joe Wheeler out of Trinity headed up there this week, but Derrick Moore, one of the Decatur workers, said they were told by crews in New Jersey that they can’t do any work there since they’re not union employees….

The Tea Party asks you to commit like never before — donate now to Expose ‘America’s Fraud President’ To American Households!

Understandably, Moore said they’re frustrated being told “thanks, but no thanks.”

With so much at stake–and lives still in danger–it would seem logical to tell special interests to step aside.

On Wednesday, while visiting cleanup efforts in New Jersey in the company of Gov. Chris Christie, President Barack Obama vowed: “We are not going to tolerate red tape, we are not going to tolerate bureaucracy.”

Unless, of course, that red tape is enforced by Obama’s union cronies. Then stranded residents have to wait.

Here is a photo of the devastation of the town the crews were to have assisted–Seaside Heights, NJ:

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/11/02/New-Jersey-Turns-Away-Nonunion-Relief-Crews

GOP wants Ohio voting machines fixed
As predicted: Gore blames hurricane on YOU

Top Stories

Call for an “Assembly of the States’ in May 2016 (Breitbart) - It is time for states to undertake specific steps to re-assert their 10th amendment rights against the usurpations of the federal govern...
Charlie Daniels Celebrates Our Nation’s Birthday: My Beauti... (CNS News) - I have just completed a leg of our 2015 tour that has taken me across the entire heartland of America, Pacific to Atlantic, and once agai...
Favorite Fox News Hosts Share what Makes Them Proud to be America... (Bizpac Review) - The Fox News team released videos for the Fourth of July explaining why they are proud to be Americans. Sean Hannity, Megyn K...
Flags of Our Daughters: Honoring the Women Warriors Who Serve Our... (Fox News) - “Make no mistake about it. These women are warriors.” The man who shared these words was among the most tested special operations ...
Celebrating More than the Superficial on the 4th of July (Breitbart) - Americans celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks, barbecues, picnics and all other kinds of enjoyable festivities. It’s wonderful th...
GALLUP: Fewer and Fewer ‘Extremely Proud’ to Be Ameri... (Gallup) - As Independence Day approaches, most in the U.S. say they are proud to be an American, including a slight majority, 54%, who are "extremely...

Comments


Please help us stay spam-free. Mouse over a spam post and click the X to report spam.