After the agency earned its first temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction from a federal court late last year, management threatened employees who engaged in peaceful protest on public streets with discipline and even possible criminal consequences.
Unlike threaten and intimidate, ‘menace’ can be both a noun and a verb.
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Despite federal court rulings ordering The Rapid – the public transit system in Grand Rapids, MI – not to prohibit or interfere with the free speech rights of ATU Local 836 members working for the agency, Grand Rapids police are threatening to detain Grand Valley State students and workers for a peaceful sit-in at a January Rapid board meeting.
Last Friday, Grand Rapids police detectives went to the homes of students and workers, threatening them with charges of disturbing the peace for their participation in the January sit-in to protest the proposed fare increases, the termination of workers’ pensions, and stalled contract negotiations between ATU Local 836 and The Rapid.