Wednesday, April 17, 2013


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 “Delegate Body to Vote on Ratification of Wall & Ceiling Agreement”

When: Thursday April 25, 2013 3PM-5PM!
Where: District Council 395 Hudson Street.

"The District Council is directed, as a matter of "best practices," to seek ratification of the completed Collective Bargaining Agreement, dated March 12, 2013 ("CBA"). Among other reasons, some of the material terms included in the CBA appear not to have been included in the Memorandum of Understanding ratified by the Delegate Body on August 22, 2012. Following ratification, the Court will consider the District Council's application to modify the Final Order and Judgment of Contempt and Remedy, dated May 26, 2009, of United States District Judge Charles S. Haight Jr." ––RICHARD M. BERMAN U.S.D.J, April 11, 2013.

 “As per the order and direction of Judge Berman, the fully executed Wall & Ceiling agreement will be brought before the Delegate Body for ratification at the next Delegate meeting. The next meeting will take place on April 25th at 5:00 p.m.”–– Office of the Executive Secretary-Treasurer, April 11, 2013.

1. The District Council Delegate Body should immediately and fully comply with Section 20 of the District Council Bylaws by formally adopting written rules and procedures governing the method of collective bargaining ratification and should do so before any further collective bargaining matter is taken up by the Delegate Body.

2. All votes relating to collective bargaining ratification should be by roll call of the delegates.

Review Officer 
Dennis M. Walsh
April 15, 2013


  1. This rally is intended to urge our delegates not to ratify the WCC on the 25th but to instead set things up for a vote by the entire membership, correct? Come to the rally, see your delegates and urge them to vote no on voting on the contract that night, and vote for replacing a delegate body ratification vote with a full membership vote, so all the members of our union can have a vote on this contract, correct?

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  3. listen everyone this is YOUR chance to let the hierarcy know how we want things in our district council. if 300-400 people show up NOT GOOD ENOUGH. we need boucou turn out there are 20,000 to 25,000 members????? SHOW UP

  4. it's also to end the Internationals push for Corporate Control of our DC via 100% full mobility and contractor contorl of all hiring.

    They are trying to end the Union Hiring Hall we've had for almost 132-years. McCarron wants us to be the corporate Bitch Union.

    Damien submited a proposed order for the Judge to decide on a DC Union we control with 70-90% of the direct hires coming form the Local Union Hiring Halls.

    We all need to get behind him and the other guys doing this and get everyone out to rally next week & bring someone with you



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