Detroit firefighters complain of no toilet paper at station bathrooms
Firefighters say they have been short on toilet paper and cleaning supplies and must buy them themselves
By Julie Banovic
DETROIT, Mich. —Toilet paper is the last thing that firefighters thought they would have to negotiate for, but their union president said that is their new reality.
“I don’t know anybody else in the world that has to negotiate with their employer to get toilet paper,” said Dan McNamara, President of the Detroit Firefighters Association.
He said that for months they have been short on basic necessities like toilet paper and cleaning supplies.
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