This is localized and it concerns prevailing wage, but they're right, this will be the moment they need to withstand the backlash for doing the right thing. And that makes this a Scott Walker moment. And it is getting ugly:
Labor leaders responded, urging members to call the cell phone numbers of the four commissioners who supported repeal on the Facebook page of Teamsters Joint Council 32, even though the county has no trucking contracts with companies using Teamsters.
“Thank you to all of you that have called this anti-Union, anti-worker Anoka County Commissioner Matt Look. The number we’ve provided is his cellular number, so feel free to also text him if you so choose. Just remember to be direct but professional and please don’t stoop to his level and use threats,” reads a Teamsters Facebook message.
Look dueled back on Facebook, insisting accusations he called union workers “lazy” are “totally bogus.” On his Facebook page, Look provided Teamsters official Ed Reynoso’s phone number and more. “Give him a call. Be sure to voice your opinion on prevailing wage and his California style thuggery bully style tactics that are now welcome in MN.
They are nothing if not consistent.