Wednesday, March 30, 2011

new screw McCarron website: "Respect our Crafts"

click: Building and Construction Trades Dept, AFL-CIO
Welcome to “Respect Our Crafts.”

The purpose of this website is two fold:

1. To commemorate and reaffirm the one singular ideal that gives strength to the union construction industry. And that ideal is UNITY.

2.To prevent the spread of an insidious and poisonous plague of “raiding” the work of other crafts that is being perpetrated by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters under the leadership of its General President, Doug McCarron. Read More>>

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Wikipedia: Nepotism is favoritism granted to relatives regardless of merit.

Coles Labour Association Canada

CMAW Local 1928 Lockout going into third month

read full article at BurnabyNow
Pat Haggerty, the negotiator for Local 1928, says the situation is at a standstill.

'The company is saying, you've got our offer,' he said.

'They're not hungry enough to negotiate,' Haggerty added.

The request by the union, to hold off on contract negotiations until this June, would not have cost the company any additional money, he pointed out.

'Our position was, there's not going to be an increase,' Haggerty said. 'And that wasn't good enough.'