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SPFPA America's Union for Security Professionals (english)
09 Apr 2003
Major SPFPA VICTORY : The Issue is
Settled - 1200 Security Professionals
VOTE … SPFPA : Fatal Setback for Embattled Phony SEIU Scam Union NUSP !
Victory for SPFPA and Democracy will be Fatal Blow to the National Union of Security Phonies.

California, March 20, 2003 – On Thursday, March 20, 2003, the International Union of Security Police and Fire Professionals of America ( SPFPA ) won a historic victory when the 1200 Security Professional Officers working for Inter-Con Security had voted overwhelmingly to be represented by SPFPA the Largest Security Police Union in the United States vs. NUSP a start up union financed by the Service Employees International Union ( SEIU ).

SPFPA President David L. Hickey had stated this is the most historic event he has witnessed since taking office. “To have 1200 Security Professional Officers vote in solidarity united as one voice in support of SPFPA, is a proud moment for this organization. Obviously these officers saw through SEIU’s scam and voted to be represented by a real security police union”

Last May a mysterious group of strangers suddenly appeared at SPFPA worksites all over the country under the name Front Line Project (FLP) a non profit organization financed by the Prewitt organizing Fund a union-busting front of Washington, DC labor consultants who specialize in desertification elections and jurisdiction protection for some AFL-CIO unions. As part of their rouge, this union – busting organization made false claims to SPFPA members that it can deliver enormous amounts of pay and benefit increases not seen anywhere in the country or in the security industry. After months of probing, FLP changed its identity and started soliciting SPFPA members to join their new union under the name National Union of Security Professionals ( NUSP).

After secret meetings were conducted between NUSP representatives and SPFPA loyalists who pretreated to be unhappy with their present union, it became apparent that NUSP was in fact a creation of the Service Employees International Union ( SEIU ). Cassidy Smith a member of SPFPA local 20 in Kokomo Indiana stated “ When I asked NUSP representatives who was financing this new union they openly told 50 of our members who attended this meeting it was SEIU”.

Presently NUSP is involved in an election to decide who is going to represent 1800 Pinkerton officers presently represented by SPFPA working at GM plants around the country. Steve Maritas, Organizing Director for the SPFPA International Union had stated “ NUSP are nothing more then a union – busting organization created by the SEIU in their attempts to steal our members”. Throughout these two campaigns the NUSP through the SEIU have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars of their members dues money to create Anti – Union videotapes which now have been mailed and distributed to SPFPA members in their attempt to cause dissention amongst our members. In addition they also have sent UD petitions in the mail to all our members to no avail. “ There a joke” stated Maritas. “To send UD petitions and Anti – Union videotapes to our members only shows how desperate they are and how strong SPFPA is in our industry.

To date NUSP has no members, no by-laws, no structure, no office and is presently under investigation by the Federal Government for its continue failure to meet the requirements of the Labor Management Disclosure Act 1954, which all bona fide unions must follow. On April 16, 2003 the Pinkerton election results will be announced in victory once again for SPFPA. America’s Union for Security Professionals stated Maritas.
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