PaintSquare.com
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

Advertisement

PaintSquare



August 6 - August 12, 2012

The NFL’s referees have been locked out while they negotiate an agreement. What do you think should happen?


Answers Votes
Replace them. Plenty of refs could do that job. 40%
Don’t allow strikes or lockouts; just keep negotiating. 36%
Give’em what they want. They’re worth it. 24%


Suggest a topic

   

Tagged categories: Contracts; Labor

Comment from Brian Chapman, (8/7/2012, 6:22 AM)

I absolutely abhor anything to do with professional sports. While these atheletes and officials certainly are good in their chosen careers, the amount of money on the table is simply ridiculous. While the vast majority of hard-working, honest Americans scrape out a living for a few thousand dollars a month, these clowns are collecting tens of thousands per day, then have the audacity to ask for more AND, whenever there is some disaster or tragedy somewhere in the world, they ask us to help. PLEASE.


Comment from Greg Szanyi, (8/8/2012, 7:41 AM)

The refs are really not asking for that much...$275.00 per game. That only amounts to a total of $3.25 million for all of them combined. So I say to the NFL...Shut up and pay them!!


Comment from John Fauth, (8/8/2012, 8:58 AM)

I think the poll is missing a fourth option... allow a business and their outside contractor to negotiate amongst themselves without interference.


Comment from michael deaton, (8/9/2012, 7:13 AM)

PAY THEM.... THAT IS A ROUGH PROFESSION.


Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (8/14/2012, 10:07 AM)

Brian, these refs earned an average of $149k last year. Not bad, but they are the best in their profession, under intense public pressure, and earn a lot less than the athletes - let alone the teams.


Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
Strategic Materials Inc.
 
www.truabrasives.com
 
TruAbrasives™, a clean crushed glass abrasive superior to other abrasives for performance, health, and environmental benefits.
 

 
SAFE Systems, Inc.
 
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments
 
Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.
 

 
CS Unitec
 
Remove Coatings, Corrosion & More!
 
For metal & concrete. Scalers, scabblers, deck hammers & scarifiers. Safe for hot work zones. Call our specialists: 800-700-5919.
Demo videos at www.csunitec.com.
 

 
SEMicro Division, M.E. Taylor Engineering, Inc.
 
Coatings Adhesion Testers
 
The PATTI® accurately measures the bond strength between coating & substrate. Outfitted properly, the surface can be rough, porous, or curved & >10K psi strong!
 

 
Clemco Industries Corp.
 
Maximum Dust Suppression Systems Start at $14,950
 
The system comprises proven technology and equipment with user-friendly flexibility in mind. See it in action.
 

 
RBW Enterprises, Inc.
 
Robotic Blasting and Painting
 
When using the FasterBlaster and FasterPainter, blasting and painting can be conducted simultaneously. View the video for a full explanation of the operation.
 

 
BASF
 
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water!
 
Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films www.basf.us/industrialcoatings dpsolutions@basf.com 800-231-7868
 

 
Monti Tools, Inc.
 
BRISTLE BLASTER® – THE ORIGINAL ONE
 
  • Abrasive blast with a power tool
  • Remove corrosion, mill scale and coatings
  • Cleans & roughens
  • Meets SSPC-SP 10 / NACE No. 2
  • Profile up to 4.7 mils
  • ATEX Zone 1
  •  

     
    Advanced Recycling Systems
     
    Recycler Rentals
     
    Abrasive Recycling Systems, Dust Collectors, Vacuum Units, and Lift Platforms. Quality Sales, Service, Parts & Rentals!
    ARS Recycling Systems - Phone 330.536.8210
     

     
    Waterjet Technology Association (WJTA)
     
    Click to register today!
     
    See the latest automated and handheld UHP waterblasting tools/systems/products. Exhibits, live demos, educational sessions, waterjet short course, networking.
     

     
     
     

    Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

    TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@paintsquare.com


    The Technology Publishing Network

    Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

     
    EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
    REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
    MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us