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Members have asked what have you done to campaign for this election?

2016 Dennis and I attended the Springfield, Salem, Medford, Redmond and Portland’s area Christmas parties last year and plan to attend all of them again this year, 2017 Campaign Planning Meeting 4/9/17 in Hillsboro, Campaign Meeting in Salem 4/23/17, Campaign meetings in Centrail Point 5/ 6/17, Picnic in Coos Bay 6/11/17, Picnic Salem 6/24/17, Campaign [...]

By | 2017-10-27T17:09:37+00:00 October 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Members have asked what have you done to campaign for this election?

Al’s Use of Union Resources For His Campaign Prompts Election Protest

I spent the past days since the election reviewing all the information available and have decided to file an election protest with the General President today. I feel that our union money and resources were used against me in several ways. I also was made aware of misconduct of a Local Steward and several of [...]

By | 2017-10-23T20:19:07+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Older Posts|Comments Off on Al’s Use of Union Resources For His Campaign Prompts Election Protest

Willamette Week article crosses the line in taking our business to the public forum

I want to be clear the recent Willamette Week article crosses the line in taking our business to the public forum. I have consistently asked members not to make the issue of Al’s past legal problems a campaign issue. I was told by Matt Walters the issue was being addressed and later by John Endicott [...]

By | 2017-10-23T20:20:23+00:00 December 26th, 2014|Older Posts|Comments Off on Willamette Week article crosses the line in taking our business to the public forum

Shropshire Letter Admits Violation of Bylaws; Fails to Credit the Economy for Revenues

You may have recently received a letter from Al that claims that he was not involved in the nepotism hire of his wife as Training Director because he resigned from the JATC before she was hired. In doing so he violated 290's bylaws. The assertion that it wasn't a nepotism hire is also false since [...]

By | 2017-10-23T20:20:36+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Older Posts|Comments Off on Shropshire Letter Admits Violation of Bylaws; Fails to Credit the Economy for Revenues

UA 290 Members: It’s Your Money!

This is the information from last month’s Union Meeting furnished by the Business Manager. The January 2012 information was from his first Union Meeting as Business Manager in February. These snap shots in time highlight my concerns of raiding the Industry Advancement Fund to pay for two failed General Fund Dues increases. The General Fund [...]

By | 2017-10-23T20:20:50+00:00 December 12th, 2014|Older Posts|Comments Off on UA 290 Members: It’s Your Money!

Eugene Area Meet-Ups

I have a Eugene area meeting Sunday 11/16 at the Papas Pizza on Coburg Road in Eugene from 3 to 6 pm to talk with members about the upcoming Election. I will listen to your concerns and explain my positions on the issues facing our Local 290. Hope to see you there! If you would [...]

By | 2017-10-23T20:21:07+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Older Posts|Comments Off on Eugene Area Meet-Ups

East Portland Meet And Greet

I have a meeting scheduled Sunday 11/9/14 from 4:30 to 6 pm at: Stark Street Pizza Co 9234 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97216 I look forward to talking with members about the upcoming Election and my positions on the issues facing our Local 290. Hope to see you there!

By | 2017-10-23T20:21:20+00:00 November 8th, 2014|Older Posts|Comments Off on East Portland Meet And Greet

Portland Area Meet and Greet on Sunday Oct 19

I look forward to answering your questions about my candidacy in Aurora on Sunday Oct. 19 from 3:00-5:30 pm. We are meeting at the Aurora Acres RV Park in their Clubhouse, located at 21559 Delores Way, Aurora, OR 97002. Paul Brown, who is running for Vice President and myself look forward to meeting with Local [...]

By | 2017-10-23T20:21:34+00:00 October 14th, 2014|Older Posts|Comments Off on Portland Area Meet and Greet on Sunday Oct 19

Upcoming Meetings With Lou

I am looking forward to hearing from you and I will share my vision for 290’s future! Please visit me at: Redmond Pappy’s Pizza Saturday 9/27 4:30-6:30pm 1655 N. Hwy 97 Redmond, OR 97756 -- Salem Masonic Temple Sunday 9/28 3:00-5:30pm Brush College Rd. NW Salem OR, 97304 -- I am also working on meetings [...]

By | 2017-10-23T20:21:48+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Older Posts|Comments Off on Upcoming Meetings With Lou

Current Business Manager Continues Lack of Transparency Despite Campaign Promises to the Contrary

At the Union Meeting Friday night, we voted on the $1.25 wage disbursement. The members decided to put 10 cents on pre-funded medical, 10 cents on training, 56 cents on the local pension, and 49 cents on a 13th check for retirees. There was information provided for a 13th check for our retirees and beneficiaries. [...]

By | 2017-10-23T20:22:02+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Older Posts|Comments Off on Current Business Manager Continues Lack of Transparency Despite Campaign Promises to the Contrary