For lower Fairfield County, Mitch Gross of CL & P provided the staffing breakdown through yesterday.
Monday 225 in the morning 250 by end of day
Tuesday 300 line crews 130 tree crews.
The breakdown for Tuesday 135 are CL & P line crews, the rest are imports from other states.
Each line crew is a two person crew.
The story running in The Day is that union line workers are complaining that shifts were cut to avoid overtime. They claim that in prior storms they’ve worked 17 or 18 hour shifts. According to Gross, the policy for CL & P is 16 hours on 6 hours off.