City Increases Number of Staff Needed to Open Libraries

Pure_Fishtown's picture

From today's Philadelphia Inquirer

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/37489964.html

This sounds like "I'll get what I want no matter what I have to do" to me.

dan's picture

I believe this is the

I believe this is the political equivalent of
"If I can't get what I want, I'll take my ball and go home."

lauraska's picture

Yup. It's extremely

Yup. It's extremely childish. I've also heard that the library administration was spreading rumors around the employees about having to do another round of layoffs as a result of the court order, because they just couldn't afford to keep all the libraries open and keep all the staff. And now all of a sudden they need more? Frankly, I think that Ms. Reardon needs to go. Her style of politics is not welcome, here, as far as I'm concerned.

Pure_Fishtown's picture

lauraska wrote:Yup. It's

lauraska wrote:

Yup. It's extremely childish. I've also heard that the library administration was spreading rumors around the employees about having to do another round of layoffs as a result of the court order, because they just couldn't afford to keep all the libraries open and keep all the staff. And now all of a sudden they need more? Frankly, I think that Ms. Reardon needs to go. Her style of politics is not welcome, here, as far as I'm concerned.

I couldn't agree with you more. To me, it seems Ms. Reardon will not get a spine and say what really is needed. When Nutter says jump she asks how high.

We all know there is a budget crisis; and we know there needs to be cuts. Libraries and fire houses are not the answers.

There is another interesting article today on the Philly.com site written by former managing director, Phil Goldsmith. Here is the link: http://www.philly.com/inquirer/opinion/37489834.html

AM's picture

Absolutely disgraceful.

Absolutely disgraceful.

michaellouis's picture

absolutely disgraceful. dan

absolutely disgraceful. dan said it perfectly.

roma258's picture

That is a bush league move.

That is a bush league move. The timing stinks....that is all....

Jabara Fractus's picture

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