Anne Feeney

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A song for the folks at United Airlines

To the tune of "Breaking Up is Hard to Do"
Offered in solidarity by Anne Feeney, unionmaid@earthlink.net
https://annefeeney.com
Soon to be the Labor Notes "Song of the Month"


For all IAM & AFA at United..........


Down dooby do down down, we can shut ya down dooby do down down
We can shut ya down dooby do down down
Shut ya down is what we'll do......

Not long ago we flew those friendly skies
Morale was high - Our stock was on the rise
Now you're giving us the royal screw
And shut ya down is what we'll do

You say our wages are to blame
Bucky Brace should hang his head in shame
We made more money back in '82
And shut ya down is what we'll do

Our future is in chaos - We've given so much
Those guys on top are way out of touch
BO-NUS!!! What gives you the right????
Four hundred fifty million, Tilton
Tell us how you sleep at night!

The IAM (or AFA) is gonna have its say
The CHAOS game is one that two can play
United workers deserve more from you
And shut ya down is what we'll do

Well first we tried your ESOP - We gave back our pay
Now you take our pensions away!
Your plans are destined to fail
United workers need a raise, and Tilton, you belong in jail!!

The day will come, just wait and see
What we can do in solidarity
United workers deserve more from you
And shut you down is what we'll do

Dooby do down down; we can shut ya down dooby do down down
We can shut ya down dooby do down down, and shut ya down is
what we'll do!