Saturday, September 29, 2012
BRUCE HANSEN-"WE MAY LOSE THE MEDIA BATTLE BUT WE'LL WIN THE LEGAL WAR"
Hansen said he doesn’t think the union will ultimately pay a price for unfriendly media coverage about its legal dispute with TriMet over past benefits. The transit agency is attempting to retroactively charge its workers and retirees for medical costs their previous insurance plan would have covered.
Hansen says TriMet’s actions are illegal, and workers will win in court.
“When the truth is all said and done, I don’t think it’s going to hurt,” Hansen said of Friday’s story. “They’re going to be found unlawfully implementing their decisions again. … We’re going to be right in the end.”
Full article by Michael Anderson is HERE!