Thursday, May 16, 2013

The BCA and District Council Reach an Tentative Agreement

Signed Collective Bargaining Agreement between the BCA and the NYC District Council

The following Building Contractors Association CBA and the Market Recovery Addendum have been sent to the Delegate Body and the local unions. They will also be delivered to Federal Judge Richard Berman on May 16, 2013.   

These items will be reviewed and voted upon next Wednesday, May 22, at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Delegate Body.

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  1. so ,the first three raises of 2.13,2.40 and 2.40 will be going into the benefits funds.does this mean that we will see our benefits restored to what they were? are we to get back dental, our ppo,etc.? because if I am right we gave back, I mean spencer gave back two raises we were supposed to get,going back what two years or more?????turns out we have needed this money all along,must be badly because now this great contract that is being shoved down the members throats is going right into the benefits.and the bosses will now take full advantage of their extended control(hey kid I got work for ya next week,but its gotta go under the table)great job up there we now have the new boss,same as the old boss........

  2. Page 39-Section 7. - Wages - Wage rates and fringe benefit contribution (sic) within the bargaining unit shall be determined and/or reallocate (sic) by [the] (sic) Union at its sole discretion:

    1)Given there are multiple benefit trust funds within the 'bargaining unit', the word "contribution" is plural. That means you would put an "s" at the end of the word Jimmy, thus;
    2) - The word "determined" and "reallocate" have as their root "determine" and "allocate" both of which are verb transitives, or v.t.. Given Murphy added the suffix "d" to "determine" signifying it past tense, subjugating the verb and used the an/or conjunction - reallocate would thus become "reallocated" to maintain the countinuity & flow of the sentence as constructed. The entirety of said sentence as constructed is illiterate, the District Council and its chief in house corporate counsel should reconstruct same as the determination and allocation of any & all contract pay raises or future raises via any and all CBA's must follow the District Council By-law Section 21 wherein said allocation of said pay raises "shall be determined by the Council Delegate Body"; thus, said Section 7 must be deleted in its entirety.

    3)-"by Union", given the context of the sentence structure which Murphy attempts to draft here, it would require "the" to be inserted between "by" and "Union", re:

    the /T͟Hē/, Adjective
    1.Denoting one or more people or things already mentioned or assumed to be common knowledge: "what's the matter?"; "call the doctor".
    2.Used to refer to a person, place, or thing that is unique: "the Queen"; "the Mona Lisa"; "the Nile". "the Union".

    Ok Jimmy - enough with English 101 for today, less the recommendation that you go back to a Junior College and take an English class and upon graduation move on to take a few legal writing refresher courses at an accredited University. Hint - Do not call your alma mater.

    All allocations from negotiated total wage amounts to annuity, health and welfare, pension, funds sponsored by the International, apprenticeship, labor-management cooperation committees, vacation savings, and holiday plans, shall be determined by the Council Delegate Body.

    What part of the aforementioned NYCDCC Sec, 21 By-law process do you fail to comprehend Mr. Murphy? This one is a No-Brainer! You, the individual signatory General Contractors and Subcontractors and/or Contractor Associations and/or their named designees or representatives and/or the DC's negotiating Committee have absolutely zero say in any and all reallocation language whether in draft or final form.

    Dear Jimmy, please read, understand, follow, comprehend and obey the NYCDCC By-laws as written and approved by the Review Officer, the United States Attorney and as approved and signed off by Federal District Court Judge Richard M. Berman.

    This means any & all applicable by-law Sections. The By-laws clearly & unequivocally grant unto the 100-member Council Delegate Body the full plenary power & authority to initiate, author, amend, add to and/or delete from said By-laws what they deem prudent and necessary; as opposed to what you and the Welfare Fund attorneys try to jam down the throats of the 100-member CDB via your continued attempt to insert illegal language within every Contract (CBA) which end runs the By-laws and the Consent Decree inclusive of the DC & UBCJA International's agreed to waivers and your alleged joint commitment to end racketeering.

    It seems clear and plain for all to see that you have no intention to comply with said requirements, thus, the only thing remaining here is for the Review Officer Dennis Walsh to veto your services permanently because not only are you an idiot, you are plainly corrupt.

    Is this clear enough for you little Jimmy?

  3. Changing tense: -d/-ed and -ing

    Suffixes can change a word's tense (or time). For example, adding the suffix -d or -ed to the end of a verb changes it from present tense to past tense. Adding the suffix -ing changes a present-tense verb into a present participle, or gerund. Table 2 shows the past tense, present participle, and gerund forms of several verbs.

    Table 2: Suffixes and Verb Tenses


    Past Tense

    Present Participle/Gerund













    Notice that the past tense of "run" is not formed with -d or -ed. Many verbs, such as am/was, buy/bought, and sell/sold, form irregular past tenses. The suffix -ing, however, works for all verbs.

    Tense is a form of a verb that shows time, action, or state of being. Verbs are the only words in English that can show tense. English verbs have six tenses: present (walk), past (walked), future (will walk), present perfect (have walked), past perfect (had walked), future perfect (will have walked). Adding a suffix to a word to change its tense is called conjugating the verb. For four of the six tenses you also add a "helping verb" such as have or will.

  4. FUCK



    All courtesy of the literary marksman @ NYCDCC


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