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Re: IBEW Representative Tom Reid, Can He Provide Proper Justice?
« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2015, 05:37:18 PM »
Erik,

Bros. Reid was very clear and succinct in his words, which were carefully chosen.

The parking lot ambush, a favourite of the hurry-up justice crowd was tawdry.

When members were polled whether they wanted Speranza secretly tape recording them and the 353 meeting, they voted overwhelming No.

You couldn't get a more resounding reply, even if you posed the question "who wants get get  f u c k up the ass by the boss?"

Glad Perry's crazy position has infected our labour relations, because he opens the door for further intrusive actions by employers who want to spy on members.

Bright Nutz Speranza would screw everything up, just like his suicide grievance re Over-Age 50 clause, which the contractors won.  Why?  Because protecting older workers is reverse discrimination against younger members.

Ypu're incessant piddly constitutional itches always have a way of blowing up spectacularly.
don't you think?

So what do u mean further intrusive actions by companies to spy on members. Like to tell us about any intrusive spying measures already undertaken. I hear through the grapevine a specific contractor was spying. Can you confirm or deny that rumour. And the reasons for spying because in my view its because they want to hide stuff.  If there is mutual respect between a company and employee. Give and take so to speak. Employees putting in a full days work and the company paying what they are supposed to then no reason to worry about the employee or vice versa. 

So why would a company worry about what an employee stated at a union meeting. By the way the excuse made was that an employee on disability might be worried. Why should an employee legitimately hurt worry because he went to a unioin meeting. Its not work now is it? So what he does on his personal time is not paid and no ones business under the charter of rights.

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Re: IBEW Representative Tom Reid, Can He Provide Proper Justice?
« Reply #16 on: June 21, 2015, 06:36:52 PM »
I don't think the contractors need to spy.. the spies work for contractors..
But bottom line is,, the contractors they are ok if you work strait time, don't know the agreement, don't speak to other members for rights, be available when they need you with no question ask,
When I see member bring 8 bottles of water everyday on the job with 78 floors, and I ask for water the first day, and I get the ROE,THE CONTRACTORS DONT SPY !! THE RAT IS THERE !!!

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Re: IBEW Representative Tom Reid, Can He Provide Proper Justice?
« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2015, 11:28:39 AM »
This is an interesting analysis written by Eric Klyne in another topic, I will quote part of it here to make a few points but the active link will take you to the other topic for the full post.

In my opinion it seems that IBEW officers are willing to ignore that the law of the land allows for a citizen to carry a recorder to protect themselves. It's important to understand that the law does not allow a person to use recordings to harm others or to defame others publicly. If a person used a one party consent recording to embarrass or defame another person publicly they could be libel under the law. So the law covers what some officers seem to be worried about. Similarly an IBEW member using information recorded to harm the IBEW by sharing it with other unions or "employers" or "employer supported organizations" could be disciplined under the IBEW Constitution.

I mentioned to Tom Reid in our conversation that if a member truly wanting be a spy at a union meeting with malicious intentions it would be impossible to detect at a meeting or to identify if they passed sensitive information to competitors or employers. I stated that the IBEW should electronically record all union meetings and use those recordings as a reference in the event that there were disagreements about what should be included in the minutes.

Simply stating that the IBEW Constitution provides for recording of what is said and done by defining the duties of the recording secretary does not preclude any member from keeping their own minutes. It is the official minutes that count and that is why it is so important for the union body to accept them and to be properly recognized when identifying omissions.

Officers making statements like "My minutes will stand as written" without an explanation or proof to justify such a statement in response to an identified omission is arrogant and in the case of excluding the recording of actions taken taken at a meeting is simply a violation of the IBEW Constitution and a chargeable offence.

IVP Daniel writes in his appeal decision to me related to being told I could not attend a low rise sector meeting by local 353 officers that I should have "obeyed now and grieved later", but that makes no sense in the context of the rules, the parliamentary rules are in place to allow for proper procedure within the meeting. If the same officers violate the rules repeatedly it makes no sense to simply accept it and be denied your right to attend a meeting.

I have taken the time to appeal directly to Brother Reid about current issues by speaking to him, I challenged the statement made in Brother Daniels decision by stating that I have filed charges related to improper procedure in union meetings with the international office and yet have not been contacted by the international representative that was assigned to investigate. One week after that conversation I was contacted by international representative Bruce McNamara to schedule a meeting to discuss two sets of charges filed by myself against local 353 officer about a year ago. I asked Bruce for an explanation and he simply said I'm sorry about that.

Is it any wonder that IBEW members are apathetic about going to meetings and exercising their rights as members according to the IBEW Constitution when those that try are subjected to being charged and quickly found guilty by unfair tribunals and then made to wait as long 17 months for an appeal decision as I was in my most recent experience. Conversely complaints and charges according to the IBEW Constitution made related to improper officer actions are treated poorly and sometimes just ignored.

Is it unfair for any IBEW member to look at this and state that the system is biased and favours improper officers by allowing them to punish members whenever they decide to. In my experience it seems to happen around election time. I was banned from speaking at meetings in a year leading up to local union elections. There is nothing the IBEW can do to rectify the damage done by allowing that to happen and it appears there is nothing they wish to do to rectify it. That type of abuse to members by officers will in my opinion damage the IBEW more than any competitor organization could hope to do with whatever information they could get from some rat member spy that may exist but that I severely doubt exists at our meetings.

This "Notice of Libel" action by local 353 officers is happening right before and during an important IBEW Convention Delegates election in local 353 and falls in line with that type of strategy.

Just a coincidence?  :-\

The IBEW has no written policy or law that prohibits members from using electronic recording devices at meetings and in fact the IBEW Convention proceedings have a large gallery of guests and members other than all of the elected delegates observing the proceedings. They use electronic recording devices freely and there was no mention from any IBEW officers about about any policy or restrictions to their use. The IBEW Convention is a media fest that gives one the impression that the IBEW embraces communication with other members via electronic means by social media and Youtube.

Am I mistaken about that?


           

Back to the IBEW "PreCrime" Department. "Bullshit!" you say. "What evidence is there?" "Where are the footprints?" OK, I am glad you asked. Let's start with something that is currently happening within the IBEW Local Union 353. How about the recent email from the IBEW Executive Assistant to the International Vice President, Representative Thomas Reid?


Tom Reid stated:
"Additionally, as we discussed in the parking lot outside the First District office there are a number of practical, common sense,
reasons why the IBEW cannot allow members to tape record meetings, the most obvious being to protect the integrity of the meeting and the record there of. 

We would have no practical means of ensuring that the members were not sharing the tape recordings with whomever they saw fit,
which could include competitor unions, nonunion, or contractors.

Additionally there is no means of ensuring that the member taping the meeting has not manipulated the recording to their own advantage resulting in an inaccurate record.

Finally, it is not permissible because potentially there could be ulterior and malicious motives involved that are not in the best interest of the membership or the IBEW."



     You ask, "How does Tom Reid's email relate to the IBEW "PreCrime" Department "precogs" and what they are doing?"
Well, it's not just what Tom Reid said, it's also that they kicked Speranza out of a meeting for not answering whether he was recording it and believing that he had malicious motives.
 
They are accusing Brother Speranza of potentially violating the IBEW Constitution in the future and punished him without a trial.
These IBEW "precogs" already found Speranza guilty of violating Article 25, Section 1 (j) of the IBEW Constitution,
"Making known the business of a L.U., directly or indirectly, to any employer, employer-supported organization, or other union, or to the representatives of any of the foregoing."

And yet Brother Perry Speranza has never done that. He was punished for a crime that has never occurred.



I love our local 353, SOLIDARITY and SUCCESS to the members in Alberta!

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Re: IBEW Representative Tom Reid, Can He Provide Proper Justice?
« Reply #18 on: June 23, 2015, 07:08:19 PM »
Both you and Eric write such easy to understand posts. You are blowing the refusal to tape union meetings out the window for those who condemn it.

They make no sense at all. You guys do and anyone reading sees the same thing I'm sure.  Refusal to tape union meetings is to hide and cover up ommissions and errors and embarrassing stuff. Plain and simple .

Anyone could tape Union meetings without anyone's knowledge and the only malicious actions I see in my opinion are the kangaroo courts against you and continual harassment.

By the way the low rise sector guys at that ratification meeting you were escorted out by police (JOKE) were sold down the river. 


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IBEW Representative Tom Reid, Can He Provide Proper Justice?
« Reply #19 on: June 23, 2015, 11:59:47 PM »
Here’s the bottom line.  Klyne got tossed from the IBEW, an almost impossible task, but those who observed and dealt with him realized it’s sometimes better to kill the bastard spawn, not because they are personally threatened, but for the simple reason he is a perpetual noise machine. 

The union would grind to a halt and cease performing its primary mission, which is to negotiate  agreement(s), represent members, and advance a progressive political agenda.
 
Is someone distracts or detracts from these political imperatives, then you fight them at the ballot box and send them down the road kicking stones. 

It seems Klyne couldn’t run with the big dogs.  A lot of yapping, barking, but zero bite. 

He’s great in the art department, but he wasn’t able to measure up when he came to Toronto.  He tried, but hey, the list is long and some illustrious fella’s were served their head on a silver platter.  In fact, Perry Speranza was one of those guys. 

This tape recording thing is so egocentric, and exposes your political vanity and insolence.

If that’s all you got as political fodder, do the union some good and volunteer at a food bank, but whatever you do, don’t prance that dead horse around as some political cause celeb. 

And this COP thing is pure Perry Speranza.  In 2002, he and the last Bob Gill were asked to leave the Proto Electric employee BBQ, whilst Perry stood on the hood of a car and bellowed “men”, just like a scene from On The Waterfront.  It was classic Johnny Friendly.  He lost that election, which the first in a string of electoral defeats.  Each one more resounding that the last. 

However, the Peel Regional coppers gave Speranza an escort and was told to leave the premises.

Then in 2013 after causing a ruckus at the low-rise ratification meeting, in which Perry Speranza came equipped with hand bills and tape recorder, he crashed the meeting.

Sparks flew, there were loud voices, and in the end, another police escort for Speranza.  No criminal charges were filed, even though Speranza alleged he was assaulted by Tony Chiappetta.  However, the ever litigious former IBEW organizer charged 13 officers, reps and organizers with condoning breaches of the IBEW Constitution, however, these frivolous charges were dismissed. 

Always quick to remind 353 members of the long list of false charges and wrongful convictions he had to suffer, Speranza says he was exonerated of all charges.  But is that really true?

In my opinion, the Libel notice appears to relate to Speranza’s uncontrollable urge to publicly defame the LU 353 Officers as a bunch of criminal louts that dream of ways to thwart justice, and frustrate civil liberty minded members, such as Speranza. 

I really don’t see a connection between the libel action, and the IBEW Convention.  However, when dealing with paranoid and delusional people, I can understand how they may believe there is an ulterior motive, no matter how unlikely.

But his last bit of mischief making was at the June 2015 353 South Unit meeting.  This time Speranza got the jump on the officers, and called the cop’s to investigate a purported assault upon his person.

I’m sure we’ll soon learn that outcome of that saga, and whether Speranza was able to torque this into tit-for-tat grandstanding exercise against the very officers who filed the libel or defamation suit. 

In my opinion, people who shit on their union, looking to destroy the peace and harmony of union meetings, and besmirch the good name of union officers and our great union the IB of EW, deserve to spend time in the political wilderness.

No doubt, Speranza has become irrelevant, and members who attend union meetings mumble WHY do the union officers let this guy spew incessant incivility in the chamber of union democracy?

The reason WHY, because the officers are good trade unionists, and no matter how repugnant, foul and uncivil Speranza behaves, he gets his 7 minutes, then cut-off.

That's the mark of good leaders.  However, Speranza does not know when to stop, and let others use the union bully pulpit to advance their ideas and concerns.

All in all, Local 353 is a wonderful organization, not perfect, but darn good, and even members like Speranza are part of our union fabric, mind you, a stained part of our union tapestry. 

And grasshopper when you can snatch the pebble from my hand, you can enter the Temple of IBEW Democracy and bask in the warm glow of brotherly love and friendship. 

God bless.
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Re: IBEW Representative Tom Reid, Can He Provide Proper Justice?
« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2015, 02:03:20 AM »
This tape recording thing is so egocentric, and exposes your political vanity and insolence.

Gary Majesky aka GoodTradeUnionist,
Leave it to you to just sling insults, like a child having a temper tantrum, when unable to logically debate.
In Tom Reid's confusingly written email, he states that there is Canadian jurisprudence, or Canadian case law, that can be found online that would support the IBEW harassing any member for exercising their right to record union meetings.
Why haven't you pasted these links Gary Majesky?
Because they don't exist.

The IBEW Constitution, Article XVII, Section 3
is not a policy to harass, bully and interrogate individual members, as to whether they are recording the meeting.

The IBEW Constitution, Article XVII, Section 3
is not a policy to harass, bully and prevent members from tape recording meetings of the L.U.

To be clear and succinct[/size] (when referring to IBEW Constitution, Article XVII, Section 3),

"The R.S. shall keep correct minutes of each meeting of the L.U."
does not translate to
"we cannot and will not knowingly allow members to tape record meetings of the L.U."


AND why did Tom Reid put himself in such an embarrassing position with such a ridiculous interpretation?
Why didn't the IBEW officers rely on the IBEW LU 353 Bylaws?
Weren't the Bylaws allegedly amended to have a rule that prohibits audio recording meetings?
I recall that the IBEW 353 officers violated Parliamentary Procedure in their attempts to pass that rule too.
AND where are the 353 Bylaws? They are public information like the IBEW Constitution.

Always quick to remind 353 members of the long list of false charges and wrongful convictions he had to suffer, Speranza says he was exonerated of all charges.  But is that really true?

Gary Majesky,
We know you like to LIE and misinform IBEW members but why try to misinform members about that?
Most of those decisions that found Speranza innocent are on this forum.

In my opinion, the Libel notice appears to relate to Speranza’s uncontrollable urge to publicly defame the LU 353 Officers as a bunch of criminal louts that dream of ways to thwart justice, and frustrate civil liberty minded members, such as Speranza. 

Gary Majesky,
you and most of the LU 353 Officers are disgracefully corrupt louts that thwart justice, and frustrate civil liberty minded members, such as Speranza.
The Libel notice is just an abuse of the Canadian Courts. You jerks wouldn't be so quick to do that if Canada had SLAPP laws like the USA. But no worries.
If the LU 353 Officers are silly enough to pursue it, the Judge will hear the evidence that supports the label of being disgracefully corrupt. Audio recordings are admissible in Court.

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Re: IBEW Representative Tom Reid, Can He Provide Proper Justice?
« Reply #21 on: June 24, 2015, 08:36:45 AM »
Here’s the bottom line.  Klyne got tossed from the IBEW, an almost impossible task, but those who observed and dealt with him realized it’s sometimes better to kill the bastard spawn, not because they are personally threatened, but for the simple reason he is a perpetual noise machine. 

The union would grind to a halt and cease performing its primary mission, which is to negotiate  agreement(s), represent members, and advance a progressive political agenda.
 
Is someone distracts or detracts from these political imperatives, then you fight them at the ballot box and send them down the road kicking stones. 

It seems Klyne couldn’t run with the big dogs.  A lot of yapping, barking, but zero bite. 

He’s great in the art department, but he wasn’t able to measure up when he came to Toronto.  He tried, but hey, the list is long and some illustrious fella’s were served their head on a silver platter.  In fact, Perry Speranza was one of those guys. 

This tape recording thing is so egocentric, and exposes your political vanity and insolence.

If that’s all you got as political fodder, do the union some good and volunteer at a food bank, but whatever you do, don’t prance that dead horse around as some political cause celeb. 

And this COP thing is pure Perry Speranza.  In 2002, he and the last Bob Gill were asked to leave the Proto Electric employee BBQ, whilst Perry stood on the hood of a car and bellowed “men”, just like a scene from On The Waterfront.  It was classic Johnny Friendly.  He lost that election, which the first in a string of electoral defeats.  Each one more resounding that the last. 

However, the Peel Regional coppers gave Speranza an escort and was told to leave the premises.

Then in 2013 after causing a ruckus at the low-rise ratification meeting, in which Perry Speranza came equipped with hand bills and tape recorder, he crashed the meeting.

Sparks flew, there were loud voices, and in the end, another police escort for Speranza.  No criminal charges were filed, even though Speranza alleged he was assaulted by Tony Chiappetta.  However, the ever litigious former IBEW organizer charged 13 officers, reps and organizers with condoning breaches of the IBEW Constitution, however, these frivolous charges were dismissed. 

Always quick to remind 353 members of the long list of false charges and wrongful convictions he had to suffer, Speranza says he was exonerated of all charges.  But is that really true?

In my opinion, the Libel notice appears to relate to Speranza’s uncontrollable urge to publicly defame the LU 353 Officers as a bunch of criminal louts that dream of ways to thwart justice, and frustrate civil liberty minded members, such as Speranza. 

I really don’t see a connection between the libel action, and the IBEW Convention.  However, when dealing with paranoid and delusional people, I can understand how they may believe there is an ulterior motive, no matter how unlikely.

But his last bit of mischief making was at the June 2015 353 South Unit meeting.  This time Speranza got the jump on the officers, and called the cop’s to investigate a purported assault upon his person.

I’m sure we’ll soon learn that outcome of that saga, and whether Speranza was able to torque this into tit-for-tat grandstanding exercise against the very officers who filed the libel or defamation suit. 

In my opinion, people who shit on their union, looking to destroy the peace and harmony of union meetings, and besmirch the good name of union officers and our great union the IB of EW, deserve to spend time in the political wilderness.

No doubt, Speranza has become irrelevant, and members who attend union meetings mumble WHY do the union officers let this guy spew incessant incivility in the chamber of union democracy?

The reason WHY, because the officers are good trade unionists, and no matter how repugnant, foul and uncivil Speranza behaves, he gets his 7 minutes, then cut-off.

That's the mark of good leaders.  However, Speranza does not know when to stop, and let others use the union bully pulpit to advance their ideas and concerns.

All in all, Local 353 is a wonderful organization, not perfect, but darn good, and even members like Speranza are part of our union fabric, mind you, a stained part of our union tapestry. 

And grasshopper when you can snatch the pebble from my hand, you can enter the Temple of IBEW Democracy and bask in the warm glow of brotherly love and friendship. 

God bless.

Good Trade Unionist or should I say substandard trade unionist-remember how unions were built-on people willing to push the buttons and do stuff in order to help the working class. Do you forget that or did you think good trade unionist was a good name-a catchy name. Once again a way to attack Perry.

And Eric Klyne being kicked out. Now that was a union doing whatever they want with no repercussions. I believe that Eric walked away from a rep job because he saw inconsistencies. Now thats a bigger man compared to those who run away from issues. Wow isnt it amazing how after all this stuff is exposed on this net that finally after a year the international rep calls Perry. Quite interesting if the stuff isnt true. But it is and that is why Eric was kicked out. Because he knows how to throw the punches that hurt. But you see they dont hurt because someone is protecting this union and letting them get away with no accountability.  But you had to get rid of him nonetheless. Still a threat.

You know what I think-I think if you put the one with the bar credentials after his name and Eric Klyne I think we would know who would win as long as you didnt have a dirty judge.

So instead of trying to bring up all the stuff that Perry did in the past which is what good trade unionists have done in the past to further their cause-which is show balls--perhaps you can strap on some balls so that you can be in the same class of being a good trade unionist.

Yes you still havent logically debated with Eric once again. Thats what we want to see. A good debate.

When are you going to talk about Jaimie B-thats a good case--no comment from you. Why not? Dont have any insults to hurl at that apprentice?  An apprentice denied work with ADD. Lets see if that was happening in ibew 353 and an apprentice with ADD got hurt on the job and the wsib rep had to defend him. Would not the wsib perhaps try to use his ADD to perhaps get out of paying the claim but the wsib rep would fight tooth and nails to defend him. Isnt that true.

I would love to see any of the paid reps have any balls to stand up for Jaimie. Any of them out there who realizes its wrong but wont give their opinion because it might mean they lose their jobs? Now that is not a true unionist.

So when you can come on here and debate and answer the questions posed without hurling your insults then perhaps you will be taken more serious and I hate to tell you but every time you come on here you just make yourself look worse. But thats my opinion.
which I hope is shared by lots of people reading and lots of people do read this forum.

And did you know that good trade unionists will use every avenue peossible to make their case known. So have fun with your libel case because Im sure Perry is not backing down. Good trade unionists would never back down.






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« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2015, 08:54:41 AM »
Perry has not become irrelevant now has he good trade unionist--thats why there is the libel suit--he is more of a threat now because he is now going beyond this forum to speak his mind.

By the way are you taunting that no one can take the pebble from your hand. Are you gloating about being untouchable? Well maybe the libel case will help take the pebble from your hand!!!!

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« Reply #23 on: June 24, 2015, 09:42:05 AM »
   


                PRODUCE AN UNEDITED VERSION OF THE TAPE OF THE LOW LEVEL ASSAULT ALLEGATION

                               REFUSAL IS CORRUPTON----DRAGGING OF THE FEET TO PRODUCE IT IS CORRUPTION

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« Reply #24 on: June 24, 2015, 11:19:26 AM »
GTU is the rumour correct that the goons of the union are helping you keep the pebble. And goons are not exactly good trade unionists but rather the ones that lurk in the shadows--the ones that attend members homes with guns in their pockets--to threaten someone to bow out of an election??? in front of children.

Is that rumour correct--is that the tool Joe gave Garry to protect his  political career? the gift of goons and other techniques? Remember good trade unionists push the buttons. 

Whose on the windows of members right now including Perry? Whose on Perrys phone lines? Who is spying from the air? Whose on his electronic devices-is the device in his walls? at or near the plugs   ah so many questions   i got a headache

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« Reply #25 on: June 24, 2015, 11:49:10 AM »
So why dont you tell us the saga of the alleged low level assault GTU. Has the tape been cleaned up so to speak? Did the goons help with that?

Perhaps the police refuse to push for the tape? Or they refuse to pursue it at all. Just like a lawyer can tell you have a good case and do not a police officer can tell a person not to pursue an issue. Same rule applies. Doesnt mean their right. Also being a cop is just another job and some cops do a good job, some do not and abuse their position.

You seem so optimistic GTU. Is that because your confident the goons will come through? Deliver?  Wow your confidence can speak volumes to intelligent minded people.

Are the goons going to buy a judge for the libel case? Good questions all based on your confidence and ego and of course on past stuff.   Dont like the questions. Im sure your lawyers dont like these questions either. Im sure they are sifting through every word. Is that what the $27000 hidden bill was for? The one at the June meeting that no correct answer was given for? But should.








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IBEW Representative Tom Reid, Can He Provide Proper Justice?
« Reply #26 on: June 26, 2015, 02:15:54 AM »
The fundamental problem with Klyne, Speranza and company is they act as though they are doctoral candidates from the University of Google.

We see a similar problem when people do their own wiring without proper training, or the tendency to self diagnose ailments without having gone to Med School.

Tom Reid is the Canadian Pope's right hand man - smart, experienced, and brimming with practical and learned insights.

So it's very sad that pompous incorrigible contrarians can't accept the sensible insights of a well respected and seasoned IBEW staffer whose goal is to promote the values of the IBEW we all cherish.

I believe Tom understands proper Justice, but better still, he's a devout trade union theologian that balances the interests of fairness, by doing the right thing.

We're fortunate Tom interceded with prompt clarification concerning Perry's parking lot inquisition, mind you the line is certainly smaller from the glory day's of 1st District protests, placards demanding justice, and Perry bearing cake and other confectionary goods.

Personally, i'm tickled pink Tom was able to diffuse this tempest in a teapot.
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« Reply #27 on: June 26, 2015, 12:03:29 PM »
I believe  USA members asked for a meeting with IO Washington to discuss issues and the IO refused. Refusal to discuss is a sign of hiding stuff. Afraid to have to face the truth.

Not all laws are morally right. Not all sentences in court are true justice. So just because the IO believes they can hide behind the ibew constitution doesn't mean their right or great lawyers or scholars. There are morally disgraceful lawyers and leaders.




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« Reply #28 on: June 26, 2015, 01:01:22 PM »
I certainly wouldn't want to equate the pope in any comment-the Catholic church has covered up and  hidden child molester priests for years.  They raped innocent children especially our forefathers of canada-the Canadian Indian .children.


So very tactless to use the Pop while huge lawsuits are before the courts. Some people must not think before they write.

Yes our world is full of morally corrupt individuals that hide behind money and power to hide stuff.



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« Reply #29 on: June 26, 2015, 02:12:26 PM »
The question which the IO should answer is why was Gary M made an A member ibew member as he doesn't work in the trade while communication guys under skipwith  were B  members and why were there some guys under skipwith comm agreement paying A member dues while they worked side by side with  the same classification who were paying B dues. Doesn't make sense now does it?

For  our great leaders so legally scholared where's the answers to that.  So you see the Union including IO enriched themselves with union dues that should not have been paid by members under skipwith  comm agreement who had to pay A members dues.  I hear the late Don Leitch was tongue tied when asked stuff.Refused a straight answer. Refusal to answer is cover up.