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Postby Admin1 » Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:26 pm

From User Fast
Posted: October-09-2005 at 3:03pm | IP Logged

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TO ALL TWU MEMBERS

I have just heard from a contact very high up in the company that is gloating over TWU's capitualation!

This person tells me that by threatening to close down all western operations, the company has gotten TWU to agree to:

leave scabs untouched
stop organizing in the east
give up on getting contracting out protection
give up on a decent grievance procedure
drop the unfairs

In exchange the company promises to keep jobs in the west for the term of this contract only.

This person believes that the members will feel so betrayed by the sell out that they will agree to anything or even vote for decertification down the road, at which time Entwistle will have accomplished his goal.

He also says the CAW is pushing this agreement as well by trying to tell our members that we haven't got a hope of binding arb at the federal level nor hope of getting other union support. Huh?

Now I know that a lot of people will say 'every manager tells lies' but I AM WARNING ALL OF YOU - I DO NOT BELIEVE THIS TO BE A LIE.

IF YOU LOVE YOUR UNION AND YOU'RE READY TO CONTINUE THE FIGHT THEN CALL YOUR CONTACTS ON THE BARGAINING COMMITTEE RIGHT NOW!

PLEASE! BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE!



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