Monday, June 26, 2017
TKC MUST READ!!! KANSAS CITY UNIONS PEN LOVE LETTER SUPPORTING BURNS & MAC BUILDING NEW SINGLE-TERMINAL AIRPORT!!!
Here's a look at corporate power players earning some love from union interests in the ongoing debate . . .
There has been some talk about this letter previously but we thought it was best to let our blog community take a look at the document in its entirety:
Check the opening and money line . . .
"The Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO and the Greater Kansas City Building & Construction Trades Council both passed motions to endorse Burns & McDonnell to design, build and finance a new single terminal at KCI.
"While we understand that the RFP/Q process is still soliciting bids from other companies, we believe Burns & McDonnell is the right choice because of their strong ties to Kansas City and their long-standing, positive working relationship with organized labor . . . "
Now . . .
While the sign of support is nice, here's the behind the scenes reality . . .
CITY HALL INSIDERS DON'T LIKE THE UNIONS GIVING MARCHING ORDERS AND THE LETTER CAME OFF A BIT TO HEAVY HANDED!!!
Nevertheless, with billions of dollars at stake there's not much room for subtly amid a great many good questions about this screwed up process.
Developing . . .