Randsavage, you write in this fourm to provoke a response. So i will reply in kind. As a detective you leave a lot to be desired because I am far from a union offical. Your ignorance is evident as you seem to believe that dues paid to unions are the source of income to local union administrative officials. You do not have even a slight clue of the subject that your are trying to degrade. Your simplistic assults on a subject you know very little about is humorous.I shall say that you are no match for Howard Stern, at least he has an intelligent argument to his rhetoric. I find you comical at best. There is one point of truth and intelligent statement that you have made, Dresser Rand is a crap company. The rest of your rant is a sad attempt for attention. My advice to you would be to return to school before you attempt to show the world your intellectual prowess, or lack there of.Degrading others will not make you superior, good leaders understand this point, apparently you are a follower. I respectfully wish you well.
I must have struck a nerve, please except my apologies.
I understand the truth is difficult to embrace, especially when your bread and butter comes from rabble rousing and giving false hope to hard working men and women who could better themselves by becoming independent from the thought oppressive condition of following a union.
These are lame excuses, you must be a union official, you bread and butter comes from the hard earned wages from the employees you dupe. Folks need to know they can be free from unions, take matters in thier own hands and better yourselves. Get educated there are better options, otherwise continue on in the muck of union life and crap companies like DRC.
My experience related to this location tells me they will Roll Over for the Master! I may be wrong but if history repeats itself they will not take a chance and strike. Personally, I would love to see them stand and fight but I don't see that happening. I wish them well.
I also wish them well and wish that the Company would offer a decent contract, but thats not going to happen, they will want more give backs,after all they need to pay for the move to France so the CEO's wife could get back home, the massive bonus $$$ spent for non-performance and to pay for the dead weight in the Salary ranks ...... the Goverment group for example. It will be the same old story ..... times are bad......where else could you get a job if this place was closed ..... we will bring in Scabs and force you out if you strike , Etc., Etc. ........... maybe they would go for this to be a lean six sigma project or one of the new flavors of the month, that way we could at least be assured nothing would actual change from the current contract.