It's ok to laugh.
Where can I find a link that confirms there was a a "group of thugs" running the show?
I suppose you support the new co-operative relationship between ACPA and AC and this "professional" approach will secure a more lucrative and equitable contract for the entire membership? How'd that "professional" approach work out for the failed TA1 and recalled leaders?
Which union would you say has the greatest solidarity and is paid the most disproportionately? I'd say CAW. How do they consistently secure great contracts? By invoking industrial action and taking a stand. By having quick, decisive decisions made by their leadership. Something AC pilots know nothing about because they are too worried about appearing "professional". http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/03/23/air-canada-ground-crew-return-to-work-after-wildcat-strike-causes-flight-chaos/
Rudder has it right, if you want to keep pointing fingers in the wrong direction, its going to happen again. Ignoring the advice of the experts has already proven to be very costly. We just paid a couple of independent auditors to tell us what went wrong, and now you want to ignore them because you dont like the answer. Good luck with that.