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Carpenter’s Union uses Secret Trial to Suppress Free Speech

Carpenter’s Union uses Secret Trial to Suppress Free Speech
The Carpenter’s International Union will conduct another secret trial under the special provisions of Article 14-D of the General Constitution on Thursday January 12, 2017 with the announced intent to expel yet another Carpenter Union activist.  These secret trials under Article 14-D are almost always political trials designed to punish those who have angered powerful interests in the union and... Read More

Fascism or Revolution?

Fascism or Revolution?
As the aftershock of the election of Trump continues to sink in; the forces of the right continue to advance their agenda through the advisers who Trump draws upon to fill his cabinet and staff.  Kris Korbach, a member of Trump’s transition team has recently indicated that the new administration would reinstate a national registry for immigrants from Muslim countries... Read More

PNW Carpenters reject raise for Tweedy in a secret ballot

PNW Carpenters reject raise for Tweedy in a secret ballot
Despite lots of coercion to sustain his already approved raise that was hustled through the Executive Board right after his re-election in August, the delegates to the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters, meeting in Vancover narrowly reversed that retroactive wage raise in an historic secret ballot by a narrow margin 68-62. Self-styled CEO “Executive Secretary” Doug Tweedy had expected... Read More