Suffolk guard privatization plan questioned

Source: Paul Larocco,, June 11, 2012

Some Suffolk lawmakers are worried about County Executive Steve Bellone’s plan to privatize social services security guards, saying they know little about the firm that will soon replace unionized workers. Without legislative action, 21 guards at five county social service buildings will be let go June 30. Dreamland Security, the Bronx company that watches Suffolk’s nursing home and a health center, will take on the social service centers — but only through the end of August, when its existing contract expires.

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