AP Exclusive: Union members appointed after $10,000 donation

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Two members of an elevator installers union were appointed to a new state elevator-safety board about the time their local gave a $10,000 campaign contribution to Gov.
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So Long

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I saw where Franky went to alot of schools and universitys-I did too for weekends to have fun. The guy barely got out of high school for christssake-you pay dues you are a sap!!!!!
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So Long wrote:
I saw where Franky went to alot of schools and universitys-I did too for weekends to have fun. The guy barely got out of high school for christssake-you pay dues you are a sap!!!!!
Yes Frank went back to school on his own and even took classes at Kent Law School to better serve the members. Now he is General President a position he earned by cleaning up the corruption at the International. He deserves the position because he is smart and always tries to better himself for the betterment of the trade, the members and for all people who ride elevators.
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I think franks buddies on 31 st were more help than his schooling. He has never done anything to better the union every. Get your facts straight bub. Frank is a POS with unsavory connections , end of story .
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Anybody that has dealings with frank gets corrupted and that goes for the companies also who just want to make more millions on top of their already made millions. In the mean time the union has merged into INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ELEVATOR COMPANIES. The playing field is all in favor of the companies and the members are Thrown Under The Bus !
Brad the Misunderstood

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Gee Brad, you're even crazier than Lynch. So you're saying the companies and union work together, no kidding. The companies use the union labor to make a profit. If the companies follow the rules then the union and companies work together. When the companies cheat the union files a grievance, which we win 99% of the time. If you know any violations of the Master Agreement please call the Hall. If not, please move on with your life tslk to your buddies Tony Lynch or Edddie James maybe they'll find you a job. Get on with your life, the DOL has decided to abandonded they 're case if you don't believe me call the DOL.
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Yeah ok . Numerous members have done that and nothing or the company has to pay into the "building fund" . The only people that get represented are the ones that kiss the ring.

Calling the Department of Labor is useless, they will not comment either way. Their documentaion does their speaking, and the Fact is IUEC, its employees and Employers are factually under CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION. The documents of that frivolous foia have spoken and continue to speak. Franks delusion knows no boundries.

Why would anybody believe frank ? He has produced zero documentation to back up his lie. He has corrupted every aspect that he has touched. Where is his letter ? There is none ! Why doesn't frank ask broom hilda for a letter ?

The grievance process doesn't work it is corrupted just like filing with the NLRB , they only represent unions.

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ELEVATOR COMPANIES .
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The tentacles of franks corruption are far reaching and beyond the pale. When frank gets in trouble he changes the ink like a corrupt little octopussy that he is.

A little calimari told me that little octopussy frank is still the target of a CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION. The Department of Labor does not comment either way on ANY investigation. So for little octopussy frank to say that the Departmenof Labor told him that , once again little octopussy frank LIES. People are FREE to believe whatever they want. Octopussy frank wants you all like mushrooms, in the dark & full of sh-t.
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I know life is bad for you Brad, you've been abandoned by your friends at the DOL. Maybe if you kiss Frank's ring you might be able to come back.
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I am going to say this for the very last time. You do not need to pay full dues to the union to earn full pay and benefits. The Federal govt has rendered in a decision called the Beck Decision that you can get full pay and benefits[health insurance-pension etc] without paying FULL union dues-you do however need to pay your "FAIR SHARE" and thereby become a core member!!!
After what Dana Brigham did with your money[by the way where is the transparency] I am going to say this once and in capitol letters for emphasis."ANY ELEVATOR CONSTRUCTOR THAT PAYS FULL DUES AND DOES NOT UTILIZE THE"BECK DECISION'' IS A SAP!!!!!!!!!!
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From the 1892 Omaha populist platform:
"We meet in the midst of a nation brought to the verge of moral, political, and material ruin. Corruption dominates the ballot-box, the Legislatures, the Congress, and touches even the ermine of the bench. The people are demoralized.… The newspapers are largely subsidized or muzzled, public opinion silenced, business prostrated, homes covered with mortgages, labor impoverished, and the land concentrating in the hands of capitalists. The urban workmen are denied the right to organize for self-protection, imported pauperized labor beats down their wages.… The fruits of the toil of millions are boldly stolen to build up colossal fortunes for a few, unprecedented in the history of mankind, and the possessors of these, in turn, despise the Republic and endanger liberty. From the same prolific womb of governmental injustice we breed the two great classes—tramps and millionaires."
"The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously." -- Hubert H. Humphrey
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soon all of us will be reading frank"s rants in the constructor. his bullsh:t how he saved a local , how he cleaned up things and he will play the same card he did for years BLAME FINGER POINT AND YES LIE,you never had to dig to deep to see what frank is all about. its all for frank...to bad and yes to sad . dana you helped the little monster and let it run free and he has your job. man you are one dumb fool...thats what you get in life with out any voice a appointed moron. the joke is on anyone that thinks frank is a union president..........its all for frank....
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Sound Familiar wrote:
From the 1892 Omaha populist platform:
"We meet in the midst of a nation brought to the verge of moral, political, and material ruin. Corruption dominates the ballot-box, the Legislatures, the Congress, and touches even the ermine of the bench. The people are demoralized.… The newspapers are largely subsidized or muzzled, public opinion silenced, business prostrated, homes covered with mortgages, labor impoverished, and the land concentrating in the hands of capitalists. The urban workmen are denied the right to organize for self-protection, imported pauperized labor beats down their wages.… The fruits of the toil of millions are boldly stolen to build up colossal fortunes for a few, unprecedented in the history of mankind, and the possessors of these, in turn, despise the Republic and endanger liberty. From the same prolific womb of governmental injustice we breed the two great classes—tramps and millionaires."
"The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously." -- Hubert H. Humphrey
... and whoever eats poo will have bad breath
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Lynch, its good to see that you're off your meds. Frank beat you like a rented mule and now he's General President. No you're a babbling idiot, why don't you get Brad a job? Girl Scout troup 371 says you're nothing but a Brownie.
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Does anyone else see that iuec is rigged before the game begins. The union is a joke. If they can't win they cheat or pay off or extort or bribe their way and if that doesn't work they lie, slander , libel, against anybody that disagrees with them and the democratic party covers up their crimes.
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Rigged Dice wrote:
Does anyone else see that iuec is rigged before the game begins. The union is a joke. If they can't win they cheat or pay off or extort or bribe their way and if that doesn't work they lie, slander , libel, against anybody that disagrees with them and the democratic party covers up their crimes.
Brad you're a loser just face the facts
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Real nice Brad, but what do you except from a scab. Your buddy EJ told us everything about the Truman Show. The union is stronger without your stupidity. Brad you were the weakest link..... GOODBYE.
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