Tag Archive for Unions

Around Town In South County….

It has been a interesting few days. I have been devouring the daily editions of the Register to get a sense of what is going on with the various campaigns while hanging out in Facebook too. If it was not for Facebook and the periodic reach outs I have done, I would be as much…

Huh? Riverside and Corona Cop Unions Endorse Republican Ken Calvert

July 30, 2010 – Today, Representative Ken Calvert announced the endorsement of the Riverside Sheriffs’ union, the Riverside Police Officers’ union and the Corona Police Officers’ union.  Together, the unions represent nearly 4,000 law enforcement officers. “Our law enforcement officers are the true heroes in our community and I am truly humbled to have their…

Business groups dominate list of legislative donors

From a article by Chase Davis, money and politics reporter at California Watch: Business groups have given more money to California legislative campaigns over the last three years than private citizens and labor unions combined, according to a study released yesterday by Berkeley-based MAPLight.org…. According to the study, business groups accounted for more than 47…

Public Employee Unions and Management: Working together to solve budget problems

City leaders agreed to cut about $4.5 million from city departments and unions in an effort to close a budget gap for this fiscal year. The cuts approved Monday night included suspending a police department physical fitness program, using police helicopters less, having firefighters forego raises for the next 18 months, and increasing employees’ contribution to retirement funds. No full-time city staff members were laid off.