Tag Archives: Collective bargaining

Saturday April 2nd’s International Solidarity Event

Join unions from the United States and Canada at the international border to stand in solidarity with workers who are struggling to keep their right to collectively bargain. Buses will be departing Portland at 7:00 am from ILWU Local 8, … Continue reading

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More on “Connecting the Dots”

The letter below was sent out March 17th in response to Mr. McFarlane’s “Connecting the Dots: PMLR, the budget and the union contract” article: Dear Neil: I read the repost of your “Connecting the Dots” series. Neil, if you spent as … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots

ATU 757 Members: I read Neil McFarlane’s communication to TriMet members titled “Connecting the Dots.” In his communication, McFarlane preached the ago-old party line that separate pots of money can only be used for certain things. For example, McFarlane claims … Continue reading

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Shell Game

Here we go again. It appears that TriMet has mastered the art of the “shell game.” Under Neil McFarlane’s leadership,  TriMet believes that it can directly communicate with its unionized workforce and convince them that they should feel  good about … Continue reading

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President Hunt’s comments at the ATU 757 Retired Member Chapter annual Christmas banquet

Good afternoon and Merry Christmas to all.   It is great to see many of you again, and sad when you realize some who were here last year are no longer with us today.  But  Christmas is supposed to be a happy and joyish … Continue reading

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TriMet Still Doesn’t Get It!

Jon Hunt’s November 23, 2010 E-Mail to Neil McFarlane: Neil, I received a copy of the email sent by Kelly asking to confirm meeting with you and Shelly on November 29, 2010. In response to your November 17, 2010 memo, … Continue reading

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