Danbury Corrections Officers Speak Out On Working Without Pay
The conversation about how local Federal Corrections Officers have been hurt by the Government Shutdown is not going away. It's not going away because they are working without pay. We wanted to go right to the source and talk to two officers that work right here at the Danbury facility. Rob Curnan and Mike Parady were kind enough to take the time to join our sister station in the studio:
They continued with the guys in a second segment:
I don't know the answer here, but I do feel for these guys. We met two family men who work hard and do a job that puts them in physical danger everyday explain how they are not getting paid for this job. What I find particularly maddening is that the inmates continue to be paid. I realize we are talking about pennies versus real salaries but it's not right.