Tag Archive for Unions

“We’re the Ones Who Make the Magic”

Disneyland is supposed to be “The Happiest Place on Earth”. It’s supposed to be a place “where dreams come true”. Oh yes, and it’s supposed to be the place “where magic lives”. All in all, Disney has made us associate all these wonderful things with their flagship OC theme park. But for the many thousands…

33rd Senate Endorsements for Pritchard

Democratic State Senate candidate Gary Pritchard announced three important endorsements today. Pritchard announced the endorsement of the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA), and two Fullerton city councilwomen, Mayor Sharon Quirk and Councilwoman Pamela Keller. “I’m very proud of the endorsements of the OCEA, because our county employees’ hard work and expertise keep Orange County running,”…

Gas Crisis: OCEA Insists County Act

The following letter came in late yesterday from Nick Berardino at the Orange County Employees Association. It appears that while county workers want to take action and work collectively to address the impact of explosive gas prices on workers and the Orange County community, County Executives couldn’t be bothered.  June 9, 2008 Tom Mauk Chief Executive…

Moorlach is a sore-loser!

Pulled Directly from Total Buzz Union official accuses supes of “stacking” OCERS board June 3, 2008 by PEGGY LOWE Boy oh boy, are the unions upset about a recent move by Supe John Moorlach to replace Tom Lightvoet (pictured) on the Orange County Retirement System Board with his own canddiate, Patti Gorczyca. Frank Eley, the…

County Supervisors: Gas prices? Let them eat cake.

Norberto Santana over at the Orange County Register reported yesterday about the proposed increase in car allowance and free gas that County elected officials and senior executive managers receive as part of ther benefit package. In an environment where the county is redcing needed staff, closing needed facilities, and avoiding the purchase of needed equipment, they…

CA-46: Inside the Debbie Cook Campaign

{Note: Yes, I have previously announced my support for Debbie Cook. No, I’m not “shilling” for the campaign… Or for anyone else, for that matter. These are my own observations and my own analysis of the state of the race in the 46th District. From now on, this series will be devoted to Democrats taking…

CA-46: Join OC Labor to Walk for Debbie Cook!

This just in from the OC Labor Federation! Tomorrow, our union brothers & sisters (and all those that love them!) will be taking action to dump the VERY anti-labor Dana Rohrabacher and replace him with someone who will fight for working people as our member of Congress. Don’t you want to be a part of…