For the last several days this sign and three men holding it have appeared in front of Withnell Dodge in Salem. Look closer at what the sign says:
You're probably thinking "auto workers union" right? Wrong. Here is why the CARPENTER'S Union is picketing a car dealer in Salem:
Here is the rebuttal from the contractor being slandered:
RE: Letter from Carpenters Union / Notice of Labor Dispute with DWA
This is a letter of clarification regarding a notice you may have received from the PNW Regional Council of Carpenters.
construction industry. It is for this reason DWA management cannot legally make the decision to become affiliated with a union, it must be the DWA employees’ choice. DWA employees have opted not to be represented by any union at this time.
Laborer’s and Painter’s union. Even when our employees were represented by these two unions the Carpenters union continued their “Area Standard” informational picketing.
$21.00 per hour straight-time. We pay over-time after 8 hours in a day and 40 hours in a week. We pay premium pay for weekends, high-lift work, and when an employee is a foreperson.
Our team at DWA is very proud to have been chosen to be the service contractor for this event. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me directly. We look forward to working with you on your upcoming event and wish you great success. Thank you for your time and patience with this matter.
If you are interested in learning more about the Carpenters union and their “labor disputes” they have across the United States, the website www.shameonunionbanners.com has a wealth of information regarding this subject.
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