View Full Version : Union strikes ... leaves disabled people helpless.

03-06-2011, 03:20 AM
Many people cannot live without power.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Hawaiian Electric Co. used managers and outside contractors to repair storm-damaged power lines yesterday after its unionized work force walked off the job over a contract dispute.

HECO executives said the strike would slow efforts to restore service to about 8,000 Oahu homes and businesses, mostly in the Ewa Beach area, that were without power last night. </div></div>

LET THE EXCUSES BEGIN (http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/20110305_heco_strike_1300_workers_walk_off_the_job _amid_outages.html)