Screwing our retirees is HOW WE ROLL

Screwing our retirees is HOW WE ROLL

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

TRIMET ROLLING IN $$$$$$$$$ (for what upper managment wants that is)

    * Administration Coordinator
      Closes Fri., Jan. 21, 2011; non-union, full-time; external/internal opening

 * Engineer II - Lead Inspector
      Open until filled; non-union, limited term; external/internal opening

    * Engineer III - Office Engineer (2 openings)
      Open until filled; non-union, limited term; external/internal opening

    * Engineer IV - Resident
      Open until filled; non-union, limited term; external/internal opening

    * Light Rail Vehicle Operator
      Closes Mon., Jan. 17, 2011; union, full-time; internal opening only

    * Operations Analyst
      Closes Fri., Jan. 21, 2011; non-union, full-time; external/internal opening

    * Real Property Specialist
      Open until filled; non-union, limited term; external/internal opening



    * Systems Engineer II - Voice
      Open until filled; non-union, full-time; external/internal opening

WHAT THE HELL? BUT I AM PROHIBITED? WTF?

TriMet: Filming and Photography on TriMet

Light rail is SO cost effective

(Of course the capital costs are NOT included in this lovely little graph.)

If you missed the blow by blow Sandi Day trial...here are the updates (joe rose)

Updates here!

Live update: Not clear if fired TriMet driver Sandi Day will take stand today | OregonLive.com

Joe Rose

TRIMET MINISTRY OF PROPAGANDA

 It should be obvious just what our management's agenda is. 
The headline tells the tale of the  CAPITAL PROJECTS DOMINATION OF OUR AGENCY!

TriMet: News Release - December ridership report with MAX and WES rides increasing

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL BUS NEWS REPORTS: BUS NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD-

updated 2:34pm

Top Ten Union Corruption Stories of the Year

National Legal and Policy Center

Ezra Klein - Who can replace labor?

Washington Post

California takes care of transportation

California budget: Transportation - San Jose Mercury News

Funny how nobody complains about pro sports unions

Ten things to know right now about the labor situation | ProFootballTalk

Check out King County's transit performance site

Welcome - Monthly Performance Measures - King County Metro Transit

Diesel buses: Los Angeles County MTA to retire the last one, meaning its whole fleet will be powered by alternative fuels -

latimes.com

Live update: Witness who said bus crash victims weren't in crosswalk is dating TriMet driver, applied for job, according to official

Joe Rose

Witness testifies about attack on TriMet driver-KGW.COM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xap60as6bSE

Whining rat bus drivers (dispatch)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buinFpDKQCE

Jack Bogdanski's most excellent coverage of the DISASTER OF JANUARY 2011

 http://bojack.org/2011/01/it_has_begun_3.html
http://bojack.org/2011/01/city_remains_paralyzed.html
http://bojack.org/2011/01/storm_coverage_continues.html

High school kids abuse bus driver (dispatch)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnVbgTuOXyo

Passengers won't get rid of beer! (dispatch)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e55KcYTv_WA

On board camera in Sandi Day trial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQZCCxKycn4

ATU 757 BATTLES THE INTERNATIONAL

I personally don't like this, don't like it at all!

Documents here!

ATU 757 A FAMILY AFFAIR?

Jon Hunt..................$126,562.00
Jeff Hunt.....................$23,721.00
Catherine Hunt.......$58,536.00

Hunt family and our union............................ $208,819 

Interesting huh?
From Going Back to True Union Values Blog

LM-2 Jul, 1 2009 to Jun, 30 2010

Going Back to TRUE Union Values: "Remember this is only pay from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010(We don't know July 1, 2010 to current.)Also remember Florida did not happen unt..."

TRIMET 'LIMITED' SNOW EMERGENCY-CHAPTER 2

 (from about 3pm-midnight Jan 11)

Dispatch Audio download here

JANUARY 11

JANUARY 11 from al m on Vimeo.

"They" wouldn't intentionally ruin Trimet bus service, would they?

From a fellow blogger:


Apparently they didn't get all the chains off last night & are still doing that this morning, which is what my 43 driver said when they were 17 minutes late.

Making people late for work is one sure way to get people to stop using Trimet.

KXL RADIO COVERS THE OPENING TESTIMONY AT SANDI DAY TRIAL

Testimony at the Sandi Day trial-KXL radio broadcast from al m on Vimeo.

Jeff has something to say

Chuck offers up some advice, and safety first at Trimet

Witness says TriMet driver 'in hysterics', 'did not see' victims-KGW.COM

Video here!

Witness in fired TriMet driver's trial claims pedestrians acted drunk, 'were not in the crosswalk' | OregonLive.com

Joe Rose