June 15th, 2019 10:11 AM
Wow I didn't realize people were allowed to be so nasty here . Give an opinion but please follow the guidelines in the WJ Posting Policy.
June 15th, 2019 10:10 AM
As a pro-union person myself, I think it's pretty bad optics for the union to go after the church on this. It's a tiny piece of the overall work, and the union will lose more in goodwill than it will gain. As for Mr. Clark, he's a valuable member of the community, but a pretty poor politician. "I'm not in this community to make friends" is some genius-level bad communication strategy.
June 15th, 2019 10:04 AM
Fantastic! I really appreciate the investment in all respects.
June 14th, 2019 10:17 PM
Amen Ramona. Anthony Clark, Let's see some real data to back up your completely biased comments below. How much money have the unions donated to your election campaigns? What public office are you trying to run for this month? Being a parent of some OPRF students, I'd rather you not be brainwashing our kids in the school but I guess that's better than you representing me in public office.
June 14th, 2019 10:09 PM
When the union pays for the work, they can decide who does the work. Until then, get that P.O.S. rat and all your freeloading butts off the church's lawn. Mr. Clark, it's time for you to go too. Since when did you become an expert in asbestos removal?
June 14th, 2019 9:53 PM
"Clark said in a telephone interview that he posted the photo online because it is "an important conversation to have." Mr. Clark doesn't want a conversation. he wants to lecture everyone with his SJW agenda. If he really wanted to have a "tough conversation", then he would have personally spoken to Rev. Nolte. Instead, he has to grandstand and act like he's an expert on asbestos removal. The fact that my tax dollars pay his $100k plus salary at OPRF to brainwash kids makes me sick to my stomach. Mr. Clark has no real interest in tough conversations, dialogues, etc. his only interest is power and he will spread his propaganda by any means in order to obtain it.
June 14th, 2019 9:05 PM
There are some pretty stringent State as well as Federal regulations regarding asbestos removal Mr. Clark would have us believe that these regulations don't apply to non union contractors. And if they do, will not be followed.I am not sure what evidence he cans site to support his speculation, but if there is such evidence then by all means cite it ... please.
June 14th, 2019 8:35 PM
Mr. Clark is always running for office. He is just demonstrating his Democratic Socialist bona fides and ensuring that the Labor money he will need later will be coming in. Why is anyone surprised by this? Go Anthony Go!
June 14th, 2019 7:07 PM
Anthony Clark - are you saying that the asbestos contractor that was hired is not following the regulations and putting everyone at risk? What proof do you have of this? Last I checked, asbestos abatement firms and each individual employee must be licensed with the state - whether or not you are union. To say this firm is endangering the workers simply because they are not part of a union is completely wrong.
June 14th, 2019 6:02 PM
Asbestos removal is such a serious to job, it has to be union. Companies often contract out dangerous jobs to non-union contractors to save money which leads to exploitation of labor. No matter the percentage, workers were exposed to the dangers of asbestos through non union labor! Taking proper precuations to protect these workers cost money. Only Unions take the nessary precuations and spend the money it takes to take care of and protect workers from workplace danger. Furtermore, non-union aspestos removal will specifically hire imigrants and minorities and expose them to dangerous situations beacuse it is easier for to exploit these groups and get away with it. They prey on workers who have the least protection in society. These are conversations that must be had no matter who the labor is for.
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