Tag Archive for public employee unions

Appellate Court Blocks Layoffs in Costa Mesa

Hot off the press: Appellate Court upholds injunction blocking layoffs and outsourcing in Costa Mesa SANTA ANA The Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld a preliminary injunction blocking the City of Costa Mesa from laying off more than 100 employees and outsourcing their jobs to the private sector. “This is a huge boost for…

Register Gets a New Publisher

OC Register Headquarters

Aaron Kushner, the new owner of Freedom Communications, will be a hands on owner and will serve as the publisher of The Orange County Register. He’ll be directly managing the day-to-day operations of Orange County Register Communications which includes 23 community papers as well as the Colorado Springs Gazette and the Spanish-language newspaper Excélsior, in…

Steve Lopez on Costa Mesa

Councilman Jim Righeimer - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

It seems that in the past week, the Los Angeles Times has finally rediscovered Orange County. In particular, Costa Mesa and the boiling controversy created by extreamist in the GOP who are hell-bent on destroying public sector employees, their benefits, and their ability to collectively advocate and bargin through their unions.