Is the Local 13 Crane Training Tentative Agreement part of the PCLCD, or a phony “hip pocket” Agreement?

What is going on with Bobby O’s super duper Crane Training Agreement aka the “Make Whole” Agreement?

The alleged Local 13 Crane Training Tentative Agreement was done on February 20, 2015, but NOT made part of the Memorandum of Understanding. Why?

The alleged Local 13 Crane Training Tentative Agreement is not signed by any of the Local 13 Officers, and was approved by Local 13’s membership at a regular meeting without ever being seen by the rank-and-file.

According to Local 13’s Bulletin #35-15, “the Employers” are implementing the elimination of the “Qualified” men from the Supplemental Crane Board as of August 8, 2015. One year ahead of what was agreed to.

Local 13 Bulletin 35-15

Looks like “the Employers” have changed the dates and the terms of the “Agreement”, and poor Bobby O and the rest of the Local 13 Officers can’t do anything about it because PMA is making them do it.

Local 13 Crane agreement Supplemental Board start

According to the “Agreement”, the “qualified” members who are on the Supplemental Crane Board, who have 200 crane hours as of July 1, 2015, will be allowed to stay on the Board for 1 year before being removed.

Who changed the cut-off date from July 1, 2015, to May 23, 2015 and decided to remove everyone not in training from the Board and put them on the “Qualified List”?

The list is to be capped as of May 23, 2015 (date ILWU ratified), but those who are on the board can stay on for 1 year.

What the fuck are Bobby O and his idiot crew doing?

Since when is Local 13 helpless to do anything except what PMA makes them do?

What, they can’t do anything because PMA refuses to have LRC meetings, and there is nothing poor helpless Local 13 can do?

Are the Local 13 Officers incompetent or that scared of PMA, or do they just want to please the steady men?

Whose idea was the little kicker at the end of the 1st paragraph of item 2: “These issues shall not be arbitrable”?

Nice, when the Union and PMA break the “hip pocket” deal, there is no way to get to the “new” neutral Arbitrator.

These guys thought of everything. Almost.

Is the $55per day extra paid to the day side steady men, which is not in the contract, arbitrable?

Guess what is coming next?