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on Nov 22, 2013
Why does it seem like the labor negotiations with this union SEIU is always designed to screw the commuters and provide these workers with contracts that are bloated and allow under skilled people to be paid far more than their work entails. Teachers don't make this kind of money, yet BART workers, garbage collectors do?
How in the heck does a temporary employee have access to anything let alone a major contract.
Clearly, the tail is waging the dog here. I can't believe how messed up these people are.
Start preparing the replacement workers. Start preparing the management termination papers. Start preparing the recall papers.And, finally keep the temporary employee (SCAPE GOAT) out of the process.
The BART contract in itself was a gift they were lucky to get. Public sentiment is not with the BART unions, or any unions right now, and I think they should approve what the Directors signed off on and put this to bed. I've been a Goverment employee for 24 years now and I don't know any of our bargaining units that have a paid FMLA. BART unions would be pushing their luck and will also hurt their fellow unions, if they decided to take up this fight. It would be the typical, win the battle, lose the war, type of scenario.
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