To the Editor: First Local 237 told us that the Alternative Work Schedule was wonderful, then they went to court to try and stop it. Which way is up here?

For the third time in as many weeks, my wife has asked me if I am working Thanksgiving or Christmas. My answer each time is that I don’t know. Along with thousands of my co-workers, I’m currently being held hostage by this new schedule. Am I working on Christmas? Am I off on Christmas?

What are thousands of workers supposed to tell their children? Why were we told less than 48 hours prior to the AWS schedule that it was delayed? We are people, human beings, not pawns on a chessboard.

The suits making these decisions will be home with their families on Christmas. WILL WE??? We just don’t know, and we won’t know until the powers that be decide to tell us. Does anyone care? It seems not. Has anyone seen, or heard, from Greg Floyd lately?

JOHN BENNETT


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