- Written by Joseph Mailander
29 Jul 2011
The union also gave itself an escape clause, perchance revisiting the issue with rank and file again in September.
A union head running for a Council seat presents the public with a three-ring circus of situational ethics.
On July 22 McOsker showed that he had no ethical concerns for strong-arming his own union by sending out official union correspondence admonishing members of the Union [link] "to show up for that [today's] meeting, to ask questions, and to participate in this important decision. In the mean time, please be skeptical of the flood of anonymous, unverifiable or irresponsible e-mails floating around our Department."
(Joseph Mailander is a writer and an observer and a contributor to CityWatch. He blogs at street-hassle.blogspot.com where this column first appeared.) –cw
Tags: United Firefighters, Council District 15, Pat McOsker
Vol 9 Issue 60
Pub: July 29, 2011