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Resource ID: #16344
Subject: City Government
Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)
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Date: Feb. 4-5, 16, 1999

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WTXF-TV report s about "... the illegal and widespread practice by city sanitation workers of picking up swag, trash that should be collected by private haulers. This practice, according to city officials, costs the city hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in lost trash dumping fees and productivity. One worker we spoke with told us he was told to pick up swag on his first day on the job and that workers would often make their illegal pick ups first and by the time they got to their regular route they would be on overtime..."

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