Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty cut everyone's pay -- including his own -- on Friday, saying the state's sixth-largest city is broke because the City Council blocked his proposed tax increase. Doherty, a Democrat, warned nearly 400 police officers, firefighters and public works employees about his doomsday plan, prompting a Lackawanna County judge to order the city to pay full wages to all employees, citing that it is a violation of their contracts. Hours later, the payday envelopes went out, and, despite the judge's order, they were light. Read more: www.foxnews.com...
Originally posted by OLD HIPPY DUDE
Just have to rob all the pensions kill medicare and S.S.I.
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Can't people see where this is going ? TPTB are just hitting the reset button . Once everyone is making minimum wage then there will be "WORK FOR EVERYONE! " Just have to rob all the pensions kill medicare and S.S.I. .......... Oh yea, and take away the guns. It's almost over folks.
Originally posted by circuitsports
Sorry but the city should have adressed this before it was an issue not when - reactive not proactive is the policy norm in this country and why we have these issues.