Journals - October 2001 - Page 4
At this meeting a seconder will be required to ensure the progress of the following motion proposed 13 May 1997 under Rule 23(c) of Union Rules.
"That debate take place in relation to the dismissal of a
union member from
and the union's response to that dismissal: That In relation
to that dismissal the premises of Bell Scaffolding
scab site: and union members working for that company be
requested to down tools until such time as a satisfactory
resolution of the dispute takes place: and the BLF join with
the Painters and Dockers
pertaining to the murder of trade unionists be dealt with as
an order of priority with the
The member that was sacked alleges he asked a person
claiming to be a BLF site delegate to ring the union re
excessive noise levels. The bogus delegate had instead
rung the company manager who sacked the member while
the union stood by.
P&D union members Ron Chapman and Leslie Batkin
were murdered in 1987 to prevent free speech. The police,
the government, the CJC do not want to know! Have your
say.. second the motion. Vote to strike!
Written and authorized M.Timothy BLF union no. 200325
financial to 30/3/97.
The document at left indicts Union Secretary Simcoe, industrial Officer Moxham, and Union Organizer Puplett of The Builders Labourers Federation as class enemies.
Facts relied upon: At work the week prior to 1/10/96, two twin speaker ghetto blaster type radio systems were intermittently turned on full bore causing excessive noise. Before work 1l10/96 member 200325 reminds all hands this type of personal equipment on the job is banned by the union. One Saal says he is the delegate says he will ring the union and check. Some time later during work one
200325 Reminds Howcroft the current campaign the Dockies Union was undertaking requires him to testify re his relationship with Ron Chapman, like when was the last time he saw him alive and in whose company was he, and about Batkin and Norm Foorde, and re his hightailing it out of the said Dockies Union at the time of the 1980 union election campaign, despite the fact he was then union president and was a candidate for election to the position of secretary, and was he in fact warned he would necessarily be running afoul of elements who might kill him as they had killed before. Howcroft sneered and almost got through turning his lip in contempt when he had to beat a hasty retreat into the interior of a locked office complex, MT in pursuit.
Kerr arrived back on the scene, shook hands with MT, cluck clucked at the Howcroft chasing
incident, listened to the account of what had happened at Bell Scaffolding explained Ted Puplett was the organizer for that area, rang him arranging for him to be at
Puplett's clear role then was to upbraid the members for having this gear on the job explain the
concept of bodgey delegates who rang the boss instead of the union was as iffy as can be, endorse MT as new and fair dinkum delegate and we all go back to work. Instead Puplett hears Yates out, tells MT to hear Yates out, who says MT is sacked and he had better get off the premises or he will have the coppers to him. All the while Puplett and Saal are smirking and grinning to each other like vicar and choirboy.
ITEM: August 18 1997 ABC newsreader Rod Young tells viewers snuff films have allegedly been
Howcroft is rumoured to have suffered two broken legs in about October 1996, could be he approached someone to have M.Timothy seen to, and got seen to himself. Page 4