Monthly Archives: May 2011

Working Together – Not Against, In Salem

As most of you are painfully aware, negotiating successor collective bargaining agreements these days seems to take a long, long time. TriMet’s contract expired on November 30, 2009, has not settled, and is tied up in protracted litigation. C-Tran’s coach … Continue reading

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TriMet’s McFarlane Seeks to Gag TriMet Employees

In a May 10, 2011 agency-wide email blast, TriMet’s general manager Neil McFarlane ordered TriMet employees not to talk to any media, traditional and on-line, about TriMet. It goes without saying that no unauthorized employee should speak on behalf of … Continue reading

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