However with the elevated backlash, households of staff are actually posting a plea — please, do not take your anger out on the sector staff.
“They’re out right here busting their butts daily,” Jill Tunzi, whose brother has labored for PG&E for 30 years, informed ABC7 Information, “They’re those on the market when there’s storms or hurricanes or no matter, they’ll different states serving to restore energy.”
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“I imply, you need these individuals,” she added. “These persons are serving to you.”
Tunzi posted the same message on Instagram to voice her frustration about the way in which PG&E staff are being handled.
A reminder to not take your anger at PG&E out on PG&E staff…
This girl says her brother has been cursed at; individuals have thrown rocks at his associates. One other household mentioned they’re scared to go away the PG&E truck outdoors their dwelling for worry of being focused. #pgeshutdown pic.twitter.com/6ce8l0xsx7
— Liz Kreutz (@ABCLiz) October 10, 2019
“Persons are cursing at them, you go to the grocery retailer, individuals had been cursing at PG&E,” she defined, “And they’re the employee bees, they don’t have anything to do with the facility outages or the fires.”
In truth, she famous, most of the staff have additionally misplaced energy. Some are even fireplace survivors.
Tunzi shouldn’t be alone. She is one in all many PG&E households who shared this sentiment on social media.
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A photograph of a PG&E employee embracing his new child son went viral. Almost 40,000 individuals have shared the put up.
“They’re hardworking individuals,” Tunzi mentioned of the photograph. “That is the right instance of a household man, a dad, you recognize, taking good care of his little man.”
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