Where is the shop steward?
“You know what Justice Black used to say? Flexibility is mush.”
With that quip, Judge A. Raymond Randolph cut into the opening statement of the government’s lawyer, who was defending new workplace rules at the Department of Homeland Security.
I’ll ask one more time: would someone who is in a HLS or other national security position and in a union please weigh in? Are working conditions so abismal that you have to fight this fight? Honestly, because being “exempt” for most of my life (the rest of the time I was “expendible”) I figured half-witted, pain in the ass bosses, long hours and dinner from a vending machine were par for the course.