Friday, November 5, 2010

Morning Skate: Call in the National Guard

By Artistry

Pittsburgh police are threatening this morning to boycott the Winter Classic at Heinz Field.  It seems the Steelers, who have a lease on the stadium, are refusing to pay the police their standard holiday rate.  Come on, Pittsburgh police.  Your holiday rate?  2.5 times regular pay.  Tasing unruly Caps fans?  Priceless.

4 comments:

  1. I say we tell the Steelers if they provide us with all the equipment, we'll do it for half the regular pay. I could use the $140 dollars.

    And this is why our city has money problems. We shouldn't have been paying them that kind of money in the past to begin with.

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  2. This really isn't surprising in the city that pays bus drivers $90,000 a year.

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  3. Those pesky Unions and their contracts. First it was the new ice...now security. What's next?

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