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OC Unions to Stand With Janitors

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On Thursday, April 26, 12PM, unions representing 150,000 working men and women throughout Orange County are expected to pledge support to SEIU’s United Service Workers West Orange County area janitors in the event of a strike.

Long Beach Memorial Nurses to Strike Dec. 22

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Registered nurses at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children’s Hospital will hold a one-day strike Thursday, Dec.  22 to protest the hospital’s ongoing hard-line stance in contract talks on critical patient care issues and demands for substantial increases in healthcare costs for the nurses, even though the hospital’s costs for health coverage for…

Public Education Under Fire – Capistrano Unified Teachers’ Strike Starts Tomorrow – What Parents Can Do

There was a teacher strike reprieve two days ago when this release came out: “Capistrano Teachers Issue Bargaining Proposal Designed to Prevent Strike.” The teachers’ position in their battle with the CUSD Board of Trustees has been rather simple.  Cuts need to be made and the teachers have been willing to take cuts in pay and…

Workers Protest Against Disney Over Contract Dispute

Between 800 and 1,000 people protested the protracted contract dispute between Disney and their hotel employees this evening. The following comes off of the Around Disney blog of the Orange County Register. 800 demonstrators march on Disney over labor dispute Roughly 800 Disney hotel workers, union organizers, outside demonstrators and members of the Episcopal clergy marched…

Support the Disney Workers & Their Kids for the Holidays

Here’s a very important announcement from OC Young Democrats. They’re giving all of us a chance to spread some holiday cheer to families who may not have much otherwise. Oh yes, and this is a chance for us to stand in solidarity with the Disney hotel workers who are still being stiffed by “The Mouse”.…