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Postby Ash » Fri Sep 23, 2005 12:55 pm

That wouldn't surprise me in the least.


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Postby JoePublic » Fri Sep 23, 2005 1:31 pm

My theory is this......let's say the TWU represents 4 groups of workers....TELUS, Shaw, Company X & Company Y. If President regularly earns $80,000 (as stated earlier as of Jan 1, 2000 it was $79,240.71), then that's $20,000 per company represented.

So if the TELUS workers go on strike, the execs will forsake their $20,000 that can be attributed to TELUS and earn $250/week, which over a full year equates to $13,000. Add to that any additional expenses, such as travel, hotels, dining and IF they're taking any hit in the pocketbook, it would be minimal.

If the TWU represents 5 companies, then $80,000 divided by 5 is $16,000 per group represented. In which case, the President would actually be earning MORE than what he had been. Then he'd be more than likely to want this strike to go on for a long, long time.....let's estimate....6-9 months......

However, that's just a theory I'm working with.
Bottom line is he's still getting $60,000 + expenses unlike those on the picket line.....



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Postby !(a.scab) » Fri Sep 23, 2005 1:43 pm

The TWU has contracts with:

*TELUS
*Compass Group Canada
*Shaw (Abbotsford)
*Shaw Cable (Surrey)
*Shaw Cable (Vancouver)
*Strategic Communications Inc.

It would be luducrous to think that if any one of those agreements goes on strike that the union executive goes onto strike pay....



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Postby goatdancer » Fri Sep 30, 2005 6:13 pm

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The rest of the agreements are minor compared to the TELUS agreement. I can see how you believe that the TWU exec is still collecting big bucks. You fell for the bs that TELUS fed you.



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Postby JoePublic » Fri Sep 30, 2005 6:25 pm

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The rest of the agreements are minor compared to the TELUS agreement. I can see how you believe that the TWU exec is still collecting big bucks. You fell for the bs that TELUS fed you.
The information is on the twu website----check out the financial policy --- so unless Bruce shows you a financial statement he's getting his big bucks....it's you that is falling for the bs from the twu....



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Postby alec » Fri Sep 30, 2005 7:54 pm

I love a good labour dispute...

smoke and mirrors folks smoke and mirrors....

Years from now they will be talking about this one and everyone will still be divided.



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Postby jorver » Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:56 pm

alec years from now ..we will all say remember when we knew Darren..he will be running one of the 5 corporations that run the world..
(have you heard that theory..not necessarily about Darren but the 5 corps running the world) Face it he is smart.



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Postby alec » Fri Sep 30, 2005 9:00 pm

Yes he is smart. What everyone seems to forget is that being CEO is really just a temp job. All these guys have egos as large as all outdoors. they come to make a mark of some kind and them they move on. I can seel his next assignment being in one of the telecoms in the US.



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Postby goatdancer » Sun Oct 02, 2005 10:07 am

alec
Another one that 'needs' its union busted?



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Postby alec » Sun Oct 02, 2005 6:18 pm

Perhaps.

That would depend on whether he leaves this company with that reputation or not. He could also be merited with moving Telus into a lot of new technologies and imnplemtning a lot of efficiencies (besides busting the union).




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