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  1. Rough Thoughts on Unionizing....

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    Mke
    , September 16th, 2013 at 05:50 PM
    I think there should be a sticky thread about the possibility of the industry Unionizing. I believe there are a lot of un-satisfied workers who should be able to see the thought process on how to better their circumstances. I believe that there are only three definitive options for the average locator. Unionize, Organize, or deal with it.

    I also believe that if you are not "pro-union" you are considered an outcast and not for the locator. If you are a locator, or ever ...
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  2. STS Last Leg

    by , September 3rd, 2013 at 01:42 PM
    Anyone have any news about the Demise of STS-I have heard rumours that both AT&T and AGL contracts are up for grabs and STS is on their way out of Georgia
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  3. Synergy One Locating out of Illinois Frontier already

    by , July 11th, 2013 at 08:05 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by All American View Post
    Does anyone know if Synergy One Locating already lost Frontier in Illinois? Rumor has it that Frontier canned them in Illinois and went with someone else.

    Updated July 11th, 2013 at 08:07 PM by All American

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  4. After a long 4th of July weekend...

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    Mke
    , July 9th, 2013 at 12:46 PM
    It has dawned on me that I'm done. I'm tired of the same crap. It feels like work and training is just one big excercise in futility.

    I had the rookie, before the holiday, go out and remark a site. A site that the contractor has hit our irrigation twice before. I specifically tell the rook to mark everything. He comes back to the office and tells me that the contractor told him that he was ok with everything and didn't need him to mark anything.

    Fast foward ...
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  5. Recent Utility Line Hits

    by , April 20th, 2013 at 09:06 PM
    Some examples of why we need to mark lines and stop hoping contractors will call before they dig. Even when they do call, accidents still occur, as DIRT reports. These accidents are more common than is realized.

    http://eastcountytoday.net/oops-anti...-construction/

    http://www.theeagleonline.com/news/s...-water-outage/

    http://sarasota.patch.com/announceme...s-not-impacted ...
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