When the contract votes of the members of Orange County Employees Association were tallied on Friday evening, the result wasn’t even close. County workers voted overwhelmingly to reject the County’s last, best and final offer.
The County of Orange has filed an assault complaint against the OCEA General Manager Nick Berardino. The complaint alleges that at a negotiations session on Wednesday Berardino allegedly “verbally abused and physically threatened with violence” county negotiators.
With much fanfare last February, Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait spelled out his vision for the city of Anaheim in front of a sold out Chamber of Commerce function. The year 2013 was to be “a Year of Kindness.” It has been anything but. Disneyland is in Anaheim and may be the Happiest Place on Earth,…
Later this afternoon (schedule permitting), I will be swinging by The Eli Home in Anaheim to drop off a check and a couple of unwrapped gifts for kids…in this case, delightful finger puppets for kids 3 to 99 years old. The check is from me for the good work the Eli Home does and the finger…
Orange County unions led by the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA), along with veterans and community leaders, are organizing a Veterans Day special event to pay tribute to Veterans and their families.
While most people have likely been mesmerized by the headlines citing rising pension costs, a less visible campaign has been waged locally by self-described “pension reformers” to needlessly raise the cost of public pensions for the taxpayer, and their public employees to astronomical levels
The Orange County Employees Association released a press statement yesterday afternoon on behalf of the Costa Mesa City Employees Association. In effect, it announces somewhat of a truce, between CMCEA and the city, on the issue of outsourcing of jail services by the city of Costa Mesa.