The feds are looking into the possibility that sanitation workers may have committed crimes by deliberately slowing down work in the early stages of the blizzard cleanup, according to law enforcement sources.
One example includes YouTube video of three sanitation trucks allegedly parked for many hours outside a Dunkin Donuts, while workers sat inside drinking coffee.
Concerns were also raised that City Hall may have been leaderless when the blizzard hit, according to a front page story in Wednesday's Daily News. Mayor Bloomberg, who often visits his Bermuda getaway on weekends, refused to say if he was away for the holiday weekend. The deputy mayor usually tasked with snow cleanup -- Stephen Goldsmith -- was away in Washington. Another deputy mayor, Howard Wolfson, was vacationing in London.
This potential leadership vacuum has led City Councilman Peter Vallone (D-Queens) to consider proposing a law requiring the mayor to formally notify the city clerk when he's out of town and has named a temporary replacement.Answer Question
Answer by NotPanicking at 1:26 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 1:26 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
All union workers? or the ones being investigated? Why would any old union worker be charged for something that was allegedly done by sanitation workers?
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 1:27 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Mayor Bloomberg, who often visits his Bermuda getaway on weekends, refused to say if he was away for the holiday weekend
Why does this matter? Is this like being pissed at Christie for being away when he knew a blizzard was coming?? who cares....
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 1:29 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by Carpy at 1:33 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 1:34 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by mustbeGRACE at 1:42 PM on Jan. 5, 2011