Tag Archives: Contract

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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Video of Sam Gillespie, Grievance Director of UFCW Local 555 addressing TriMet Board of Directors; closing words from President Jonathan Hunt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KuZFyGIyB0

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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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February 2nd Negotiations Update

Once again, Neil McFarlane’ description of negotiations last Friday and yesterday was “fiction” as usual. TriMet’s position is the same as it has been: “take-away after take-away.” One thing he didn’t write about is what time talks ended last Friday. … 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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