Thursday, February 20, 2014

BREAKING NEWS

Local157blogspot has learned that... Review Officer (RO) Dennis Walsh has informed the District Council that he will ask the U.S. Attorney's office on Monday to agree to a plan to modify the Stipulation and Order by removing all provisions requiring that he be given prior notice of all District Council and local union expenditures, appointments, contracts, rules and procedures and other matters.

The RO believes that the District Council and local unions should be given the opportunity - based on their consistently compliant practices - to demonstrate that their compliance is sustainable. He recently recommended and the District Court approved a plan to remove the requirement of the Stipulation and Order that local unions give him prior notice of all expenditures.

The RO has also informed the District Council that the veto authority of the RO might be dissolved in favor of the RO bringing motions in the District Court for contempt should the Consent Decree or Stipulation and Order be violated by the District Council, local union, or any member of a local union.

RO Walsh has stated that his office must become less visible to allow the District Council and local unions the opportunity to demonstrate their good faith and the sustainability of the reform measures implemented over the last three years.

As part of the plan, the Review Officer would not have to exercise his right to file a motion with the District Court to extend his tenure - with no alteration of the Stipulation and Order - by six months, and would continue to serve with a modified Stipulation and Order through at least 2014.

9 comments:

  1. DROP DEAD UNITY TEAM !

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  2. Surprise, surprise, Dennis is not done sucking us dry yet and wants another extension. What is he here now, five years? and has done nothing except use us as a cash cow. Now we will see what our delegate body is made of, no discussion required the RO has got to GO.

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    1. Why is it that all of the posts below seem to be written by crazy people?

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  3. Lateral transfer ahead?

    Perhaps Judge Berman is retiring soon & Dennis Walsh slides into the the chair via appointment to the Federal Bench and maybe Judge Jones exits stage right - to the RO slot.

    Besides, Berman's at that age when the grandkids are more important than staining his legacy on the bench w/ the stink of this Consent Decree and it's near 25-years of injustice without resolution of anything substantial.

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  4. Waiting to fire the ovens waiting to weed out the weaklings waiting to fire the ovens waiting to kick in their windows and smash in their doors waiting to follow the worms waiting for the final solution. Welcome to the machine come on in dear boy have a cigar your gonna go far your gonna fly high your never gonna die theyre gonna love you and they call it the name of the game its called riding THE GRAVY TRAIN.....................................

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    1. Shine on you crazy Diamond............................

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  5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bDY0DfEjmo&feature=kp

    Waiting for the Worms (Waters) 3:56

    "Eins, zwei, drei, alle!"

    Ooooh, you cannot reach me now
    Ooooh, no matter how you try
    Goodbye, cruel world, it's over
    Walk on by.

    Sitting in a bunker here behind my wall
    Waiting for the worms to come.
    In perfect isolation here behind my wall
    Waiting for the worms to come.

    We're {waiting to succeed} and going to convene outside Brixton
    Town Hall where we're going to be...

    Waiting to cut out the deadwood.
    Waiting to clean up the city.
    Waiting to follow the worms.
    Waiting to put on a black shirt.
    Waiting to weed out the weaklings.
    Waiting to smash in their windows
    And kick in their doors.
    Waiting for the final solution
    To strengthen the strain.
    Waiting to follow the worms.
    Waiting to turn on the showers
    And fire the ovens.
    Waiting for the queens and the coons
    and the reds and the jews.
    Waiting to follow the worms.

    Would you like to see Britannia
    Rule again, my friend?
    All you have to do is follow the worms.
    Would you like to send our colored cousins
    Home again, my friend?

    All you need to do is follow the worms.

    The Worms will convene outside Brixton Bus Station. We'll be moving along at about 12 o'clock down Stockwell Road {.... ......} {Abbot's Road } {.....} twelve minutes to three we'll be moving along Lambeth Road towards Vauxhall Bridge. Now when we get to the other side of Vauxhall Bridge we're in Westminster {Borough } area. It's quite possible we may encounter some {.....} by the way we go. {... ..}."

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  6. Wake up and smell the coffee! Ask yourself this, Why Barbra Jones? Who is behind this? This is an attorney with no experience in labor law. Think about it: Kenneth Conboy, former federal judge who oversaw the consent decree now working for Doug McCarron, Barbra Jones former federal judge now working indirectly for Doug McCarron. Ms Jones’s mission? Phase out Dennis Walsh and have the consent decree lifted. She gives creditability to the international before the court that the carpenters union is corruption free. They also have Matt walker to bolster that claim, the former NJ State Trooper as director of operations. He was instrumental in having the consent decree lifted from the Troopers in NJ. The next move is McCarron steps in when Walsh is gone and restructures the District Council and dissolve 157, 926, 45, 20, 1556 and 2790 and charters 395 interior systems and 395 heavy construction. There will be no opposition at the council as they are on board with the plan now. McCarron with the help of our council flunkies (McInnis, Cavanaugh, Capurso and McWilliams) will appoint all delegates to the council insuring a yes vote for Team McCarron at the General Convention in 2015. Shortly following the lifting of the consent decree the council will be dissolved and merged into North east Regional Council of Carpenters. Contractors will be working anywhere in the tri state area without any manning restrictions with the exception of the shop steward dispatch. The biggest question is what will happen to our benefits? Two billion in pension monies what will happen with that money? Your pension money! Keep drinking the Kool-Aid boys .

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  7. It's all part of the big plan. When we look back in five years from now, you will see it clearer

    McCarron wants New York $$$$$$$. He has for 20 year. It would be his crowning achievement before he goes. The Consent Order has prevented this. Now that Mr. Walker has been in place, with the lack of the RO to really going against McCarron and his old boss Ken Conboy, things are falling into place.
    Set up the protocol, get rid of the bad guys,... almost, and then give back the power back to the Council. You can bet Mr. Walker will usher in McCarron the next week and welcome him to the table. Your Table!!

    McCarron is one powerful dude!
    When the members fight back, like in the Members Voice election, McCarron put his foot down and tried his best to discourage the membership and re-run the election.

    Members better show up at the next Judge Berman Status Hearing if they really care. I wonder why the date for the status hearings aren't posted on the NYCDCC web site?

    God bless this union.....

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