Union hypocrisy

By: Diane Benjamin I received this letter by FOIA. It is written to Chris Koos on letterhead from the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 99: Excerpt – note the date: So, Local 99 is upset with Chris Koos for not awarding the project to a local contractor using local union labor on a Town of Normal […]

Mitsubishi settled!

By:  Diane Benjamin I’ve received some of the details the union employees agreed to today with Mitsubishi.  Approval for the plan was overwhelming. Long time employees with be eligible for 16 months of insurance coverage.  Coverage decreases on a sliding scale for employees with fewer years of service. Employees 54 years old and higher will […]