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A Storm/Verizon vent.

Ok.. I live on Long Island. There have been evacuations, the city's transportation is shut down and we are all in hunker down mode.. of course no school. My DH works for verizon. They have been looking for reasons to fire people and treating their employees like shit. My DH put in for vacation a while ago for our anniversary so he's home. His friends though are driving around in this storm doing installs, NOT repairs, but installs. This means they are climbing poles. I just can' believe they would put people in that kind of danger.

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Farrahann

Asked by Farrahann at 12:48 PM on Oct. 29, 2012 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I find that really hard to believe. That's insanity.
    texasgurl33

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 12:50 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • I pray for their safety.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 12:56 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • Doesn't surprise me, Verizon is a shitty company. Always has been, always will be.
    FreeForAll

    Answer by FreeForAll at 12:57 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • and that's why we are going back to comcast in 2 weeks!!
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 1:00 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • That's crazy
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 1:12 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • They just announced they're letting them go at 2 instead of 5.. aren't they sweet.

    Farrahann

    Comment by Farrahann (original poster) at 1:22 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • I live on Long Island as well. I can't believe Verizon, thats terrible!

    Rnurse

    Answer by Rnurse at 1:26 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • Well if anything happens lets hope the family sues the hell out of them. I'm not for sue happy people but when they are making their people put their lives on the line, I say go for it.
    Those poor people I hope all of them stay safe.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 1:30 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • Are people even going to be home for them to do these installs?
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 1:57 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

  • Why do an install when it's just gonna be washed away or blown away by the storm?! Not to mention the safety aspect of it. That's stupid. Make the CEO of Verizon leave his cushy office & go up on a pole in this crap!

    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 1:59 PM on Oct. 29, 2012

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