While Grew may not have bought the ATU's argument that the new smoking policy should be hashed out at the bargaining table, the brouhaha certainly reflects badly on TriMet's board. It chose to inconvenience the agency's employees by adopting an unworkable policy from which neither TriMet nor the public will derive any benefit whatsoever. That's a strange way to win cooperation from people whose benefits costs TriMet famously seeks to control.
TriMet union wrong on cameras, right on Camels (poll): Editorial Agenda 2014 | OregonLive.com
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