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-- take a listen to this according to many small business owners in North Carolina.
The DN CC is not a go it will not allow them to work at the party's convention this September.
That is in less they're unionized joining his gesture would web.
He's -- of the small business owners who -- affected by this he's with web and partners Sherwood how do you know the DNC has this policy.
Well what I met with them and August of last year.
They have an RFP that stated that we had to abide by an agreement that they would reach with the unions and I just would not accept that.
Because I don't know what agreement they're going to reach with the unions right in the North Carolina is very small amount unions so it's difficult to find union workers.
So only 3% of the workforce is union did they picked North Carolina has a right to work state.
And now they want to bring unions with them.
Well it appears that way I mean the consortium of contractors they picked as a joint venture between a very large unionized contractor.
A local contractor who's very large and a minority contractor who's very large out of Atlanta.
We have a great pool of workers in Charlotte and we have -- to you know.
Great workers that could easily do this job I mean it's only a three -- million dollar project.
And they picked companies that as a joint venture they do over two billion a year.
I just don't understand we will welcome the work and we look forward to it but.
When doubles -- asked to sign an agreement in my contract that I would you though you -- -- use unions it to a maximum.
I just don't do that North Carolina that was New York Pennsylvania us.
Somewhere else I was certainly do that but right North Carolina.
-- DNC said about this is to the extent permitted by law all services goods equipment supplies and materials.
To be provided or procured by the host committee he would -- -- shall be performed or supplied by firms covered by current union collective bargaining agreements.
I'm glad we just knocked at the lawyer he's there and made easy to understand language as it -- this say to unite union -- -- it -- -- union's first.
Now that you just believe it's the DNC.
Pandering to the people that put millions into their pockets.
Well I believe that they are certainly taking care of their base I mean look that's their decision that's their choice.
But you're gonna pick Charlotte, North Carolina would've liked to seen local contractors particularly the minority contractors.
And even contractors such as myself to be able to do the work.
We -- done it we didn't need to joint venture with anyone.
I can certainly do an eight million dollar project and there's hundreds of companies here that can do that says I don't know why you took a large -- out of Indian it Indiana.
So this is an insult to the community you would think the local politicians would insure some -- like this happens.
Before they agree to allow this -- this committee did take this convention to take place.
Well I signed a contract and then -- they said they would maximizes the use of unions.
But I believe it went further in that -- ftp that I saw all stated that we had to abide by -- agreement.
That the DNC signed with the unions.
I can't sign a contract that I don't know -- agreement they're going to abide by.
In 2000 -- -- -- the unions push really hard to use project labor agreements and I really believe this is a continuation of that.
All right -- -- -- -- Webb thanks so much for joining us hopefully this works out you get a little bit of the business it's coming your way this summer.
Thanks so much -- --
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