Autumn on Lake Audobon

Autumn on Lake Audobon
Autumn on Lake Audubon, Photo by Alison Kamat

Thursday, June 16, 2011

MWAA Board Member Shrugs Off Ethics Complaints, Reston Patch, June 16, 2011

Dennis Martire says he did not violate code. 

 By Dan Telvock


When Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) board member Dennis Martire has on his work hat, he is aggressively advocating for project labor agreements that often result in contractors hiring employees who are represented by unions.

As vice president of Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), Martire has posted numerous articles on his employer’s website praising anyone who uses project labor agreements, such as the Community College of Allegheny County for its K.Leroy Irvis Science Center project.

But  some believe Martire may have crossed an ethical line on April 6 when MWAA passed a resolution that supports the pro-union labor agreement for the second phase of extending Metrorail to Dulles International Airport and into eastern Loudoun County. Martire was one of the 11 MWAA members who voted for the resolution. . . .
 Click here for the rest of this article.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Your comments are welcome and encouraged as long as they are relevant, constructive, and decent.