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Aug 9, 2013
@kaffekup - No, his package with benefits is $57,000. http://www.forbes.com/sites/kylesmith/2013/02/21/detroit-gave-unions-keys-to-the-city-and-now-nothing-is-left/
They can't fire him because of Union agreements so they "make work" for him in the Water and Sewer Department. He's a farrier, not a blacksmith or welder.
 
 
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Aug 9, 2013
@mcbure Why are you picking on PHB? What about Ted, Wally and the $60,000 horseshoer?
 
 
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Aug 9, 2013
As always, there is more to the story: the Detroit "horseshoer" or farrier, actually works at the central repair facility doing welding and metalwork, for about $30,000. Which is actually a bargain.
 
 
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Aug 9, 2013
Ah yes, the old "special projects" 25 sq ft office with no windows at the back of the plant. The one that used to be a janitor closet. I knew a guy that would come it at 8 am sharp, stay in that office for 8 hours and leave, at 4:30 sharp, for years. Finally HR gave up and RIFed him, since he accumulated so many more years in special projects his payout was huge.
 
 
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Aug 9, 2013
Firing is expensive?
 
 
 
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