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San Joaquin County declares an impasse with employee union

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Posted: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 5:31 am, Tue Nov 8, 2011.

Most San Joaquin County employees will face six furlough days per year after county labor negotiators declared an impasse in labor negotiations.

The furlough days will constitute a 2.3 percent salary decrease, according to an email sent to the media by the county shortly before 6 p.m. Monday. About 3,900 employees represented by Service Employees International Union will be affected.

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2 comments:

  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 3:34 pm on Tue, Nov 8, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    Patrick Ikeda, president of the San Joaquin County chapter of SEIU, said that declaring an impasse was premature.

    Its inevitable Pat... why waste time, get to the end sooner than later.

     
  • Jerry Bransom posted at 9:44 am on Tue, Nov 8, 2011.

    Jerry Bransom Posts: 363

    Very nice Ross, perhaps you really meant to include a little on the other side of the story. So I will do it for you. http://www.seiu.org/a/publicservices/fact-check-on-public-sector-pensions.php
    I find it interesting that most people do not think our government is representative of the majority of people as was intended and yet your newspaper consistently projects a one-sided view on these types of issues.
    What the county and most other government agencies need to do is stop hiring useless managers, engineers and consultants. They need to serve the people, not the bureaucracy. Corporations such as Reynolds Group, Microsoft and others have had great success using one manager for every 100 or so employees. Not the ~6-to-1 ratio average in city, county, state and federal government.
    How about you look at the management ratio in your own backyard, Ross? I learned in college that the role of the news media is to level the playing field and keep the issues honest. We must have attended different schools.

     
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