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Re: THE CEMENT (CONCRETE) LEAGUE & ALJ Greens 5-21-15 Decision & the NLRB Boards 2-16-16 Decision & Order; EXCLUSIVE NYCDCC Hiring Hall, the HARTE, McMURRAY & CLARKE legacy vs. 50-50%, 67-33% & 90%-10% vs. the McCarron, Walsh, Berman & Torrance Conversion of the BLUE CARD to the WHITE CARD 8(f) to illegal 9(a) Agreement w/o Proof or the req'd. NLRB Board Election
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15 MR. FORREST: Your Honor, if I may be heard, Loren 16 Forrest from Holland Knight for the Building Contractors 17 Association.

18 I've just heard some discussion today and your Honor 19 has also intimated discussion, the negotiations between the 20 parties whereby full mobility was gained by the contractors in 21 exchange for anticorruption measures. I would just want to 22 state and I think I'm not going too far afield here to say that 23 for the Building Contractors Association and as far as the 24 other contractors association, I don't think abolishing the 25 CBAs or unwinding them would help all the parties. I think all SOUTHERN DISTRICT REPORTERS, P.C. (212) 805-0300

40 DC4LCARC 1 possible other options should be explored. As your Honor 2 probably knows, that previously happened in 2007 and 2008 and 3 that resulted in two years of litigation including a Second 4 Circuit appeal, motion practice. 5 THE COURT: I frankly don't care about that. 6 What do you think is needed to get these 7 anticorruption technology measures implemented ASAP, and do you 8 think the contractors have a role in doing that? The 9 contractors got full mobility. And so what's your specific 10 position about implementing these technology changes, why 11 hasn't it happened? 12 MR. FORREST: Your Honor, I read the seventh interim 13 report by Mr. Walsh, I read the letters by Judge Jones and the 14 parties here. I believe that most of this from everything that 15 I've read and I've seen are internal workings with the union. 16 There's obviously updates and things that need to be 17 implemented better. The parties I think have obviously all got 18 to speak and communicate better. But I think the contractors 19 really don't have a say in a lot of the internal workings of 20 the union and that would be unfair to unwind the agreements 21 that were negotiated, as you know, and it took a long time, 22 over two years. 23 So I think most of it is internal. The contractors 24 are willing, if there's anything we need to come to the table 25 and talk to the parties about, if it affects the CBA in any SOUTHERN DISTRICT REPORTERS, P.C. (212) 805-0300

41 DC4LCARC 1 way, I think all the contractors associations would be willing 2 to discuss that with Judge Jones, U.S. Attorney's Office, the 3 Review Officer Walsh, and obviously Mr. Murphy. 4 So I think right now the contractors are on the 5 outside, I think as you can see from Mr. Walsh's report, on the 6 outside of all this. They're not being implicated that they've 7 done anything wrong.

{Wrong - the rank & file members are on the outside and their voices & their guaranteed right of due process and one man, one vote for their bargaining representative is not being heard; all the while the International, the D.C., the Court, Review Officer & U.S. Attorneys Office subsumed it and met in closed chambers & concocted this back room deal which has now blown up in every parties face. We'll have to add you to the list of criminal RICO conspirators}

So we stand ready to do whatever is 8 necessary to help the process along. 9 I just wanted to state for the record that I don't 10 think unwinding the CBA would help the process because, as 11 you've probably already heard, it would actually hurt the 12 contractors in terms of time and expense. {BOO-HOO} 13 THE COURT: I get it. 14 MR. FORREST: Thank you.