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Statement to NorCal/New England & SEIU Brothers & Sisters
DEAR Fellow EMTs, Paramedics, Union Brothers & Sisters,
The NorCal & New England members of the National EMS Association (NEMSA) have been in a long two year (or more) campaign to restore democracy to their union. Recently, in a further attempt to subjugate the democratic process - Colcord signed an unapproved, covert affiliation agreement with NAGE/SEIU. This unelected, despotic self-appointed grand-wizard of NEMSA has also secured himself a 5-year contact worth somewhere in the vicinity of $750,000.00.
This entire deal runs contrary to the basic tenets of unionism and the purpose of unions. Unions are supposed to represent the larger group and see to the needs of the members - not the pocketbook and fortune of one individual. This corrupt and self-serving individual does not have the best interest of anyone, other than himself, at heart.
Please contact your local representatives/leaders and say "enough is enough!" Let's stick together against corruption and greed!