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CONTRACT TALK FROM STEVE STATE OF THE UNION THE NEGOTIATING STORY THREATS

2 – BEST OFFER AND LAST BEST OFFER

PART II THE CONTINUED and ONGOING INTIMIDATION TACTICS by SPFPA Union and SPFPA sympathizers will not deter me from completing my job to apprise all union members, and anyone else who shares an interest, in what actually transpired during negotiations for a new contract and how we were misrepresented by SPFPA International Union.  Although we […]

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CONTRACT TALK FROM STEVE STATE OF THE UNION THE NEGOTIATING STORY THREATS

1 – “There’s Good News And Bad News. Which Do You Want To Hear First?”

PART I That’s what the doctor asked in a phone call not too long ago. “Tell me the good news”, the optimist in me said. “You’ve got two days to live” said the doctor. “Jeeze, I said. “If that’s the good news, what’s the bad news?” “I was supposed to tell you yesterday”, replied the […]

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FROM STEVE STATE OF THE UNION

THE ELEPHANTS IN THE ROOM

25 April 2019 I took a management job in Honolulu, Hawaii from a big drug company out of Detroit a long time ago. I lived and worked right on Waikiki Beach. W-O-W !!!  By far the most beautiful place I had ever seen. For three years I never wore more than a long-sleeved shirt and […]

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FROM STEVE STATE OF THE UNION SUCCEED

STAIRWAY TO SUCCESS

24 April 2019 STAIRWAY TO SUCESS – every journey has to start someplace A journey of 1,000 miles begins with 1 step. The day you decide to take that first step is your lucky day. The day that you take that first step is your double lucky day. Number crunchers who determine how long you […]

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FROM STEVE STATE OF THE UNION

IT’S CONTAGIOUS

  18 April 2019 “MYOB M—– F—–“ Thank you very much sir or madam. I will do that. Do you see though where it is my business? AT THE WORK PLACE. It becomes my business when somebody insults my mother or all mothers for the entire building to hear. One person hearing that grotesque mother […]

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FROM STEVE STATE OF THE UNION

REMEMBER When It Was Fun to come to work?

14 April 2019 After working security for the Indians and the Browns, when offered a full-time gig at Horseshoe in December of 2014 I have to admit I was pretty excited. My only question was,”WHAT TOOK YOU SO LONG?” This job, at this particular time in my life, is convenient, I enjoy it and I’m […]

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FROM STEVE ONE ON ONE STATE OF THE UNION

ONE ON ONE – with the Director

12 April 2019 Executive Director Garry Prebynski assembled an eleven member management team to assist and guide his security officers in Protecting People and Property at Jack Cleveland Casino. Ten of those managers came from Jack Security. Only one was hired from outside the system. Garry himself was an hourly graveyard officer when we were […]

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FROM STEVE STATE OF THE UNION

SHOW ME THE MONEY

12 April 2019 An amateur engages in an activity for the fun of it. It’s enjoyable. The bowling team from work, the week-end golfer, pick-up games at the ‘Y’ are all examples of amateurs loving what they do. Professionals, on the other hand, get paid for what they do. They may or may not like […]

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FROM STEVE STATE OF THE UNION UPDATED

STATE OF THE UNION