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Carpenters Protest Showroom Work

Union members object to choice of workers for Mercedes-Benz expansion.

Members of the carpenters' union protested Thursday outside Mercedes-Benz of Huntington.

The union members said the work of expanding the showroom and other parts of the business was being done by non-union workers.

A spokesman for Mercedes-Benz said the crews were hired by a contractor and not the dealership.

Bill L. August 10, 2012 at 08:00 PM
I'm not talking about the "retired" union lackeys. I am talking about active union carpenters. I see them daily in action. They have zero shame.
Jim G August 10, 2012 at 08:05 PM
Jim, you are either very naive or just another lazy union slug. Work hard, think hard and you will earn a living. Unions were at one time a necessity but now they are destroying this country. Why are all the jobs being exported to other countries? It's because unions have forced employers to seek a better alternative.
Jim G August 10, 2012 at 08:07 PM
Check out what unions have done to the NYC transit system. It's a disaster.
JAB August 10, 2012 at 08:18 PM
I though the conversation was about construction in Huntingtion,not in other countries. In Huntingtion illegals are doing the jobs for cash & not paying Taxes.
Ranger Sewer August 10, 2012 at 09:52 PM
So howcome the Unions do not go after the Illegals for the same job then? I could never understand this. anybody know why?

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