Sunday, October 23, 2011

A Message From Local 157 President Patrick Nee

Reminder to Vote on Monday, October 24!

Dear Brothers and Sisters: 

Monday is Election Day, and I sincerely hope that everyone reading this will exercise the right to vote. Some of us may have our minds made up, while others are still undecided. Some people may know exactly what issues matter to them, while others may still be unsure of where the candidates stand.

The important thing is to Get Out and Vote!

I am asking for and need your support once again and help elect the Members Voice Slate as Delegates to the New York City District Council of Carpenters.

This is a very important election, the issues and challenges we face today are real and crucial to both your future, your families future and the future of this union.

Local 157 is the largest local in the UBC with over 10400 members and you will be electing (48) Delegates and one (1) Executive Committee member to represent you.

The Delegates you elect will have an enormous responsibility to address the issues and find solutions to the problems of rising health care cost, underfunded pensions, over assessed membership, making sure our contracts are fair and being enforced, hold cheating contractors accountable, improve communications and transparency and find ways to increase man-hours and better job opportunities for all our members.

We are counting on members and friends like you to come to the District Council tomorrow and Vote The Bottom Line—Vote The Members Voice Slate and Lets Take Back Our District Council!  

God bless you and God bless our Union.

Patrick Nee
President Local 157




  2. Is this true.... 7 of the 16 vetoed were Nee picks..George La Montagne,John Daly,John “Cigars” DeFalco,Kevin Corrigan,Kevin Corrigan,Tommy McGonigle,Turlough “Sam”
    Did I miss any??Jaysus Nee who helped you pick yer man Frank Spencer

  3. Another Unity Team Puppet.

  4. Blow it out your ass you 5 year member

  5. opinions are like assholes....October 23, 2011 at 11:07 PM

    Sam Noone was approved. A little bald despot has pissed on the rights of 16 members. And he is not even a member, yet you guys would deny those members their right to due process on his say so.Walsh said it himself, he made his decision in many cases based on a one hour interview with no documentable reason other than his opinion. Well opinions are like assholes, everyone has one and everyone thinks that his doesn't stink

  6. We will see tomorrow when the votes are counted
    If the membership was fooled by tee shirts and one party websites I for one have faith in this membership to pick and choose who they want I believe they are sick and tired
    Of being told how to vote and are going to voice their concerns at the ballot box WE the MEMBERSHIP are the UNION! No one else!


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