unions

Auburn to review ramped-up transparency policy with unions

The Auburn City Council voted 5-0 on Monday to send its proposed transparency in bargaining policy to the next stage and get feedback from the city’s labor unions. Auburn Ma ...

Reader Input: Public has the right to know

Re: “Auburn City Council weighs making labor talks more public,” (Journal, Dec. 4): I am writing to respond to the Call to Readers about the City of Auburn wanting to ...

Reader Input: Unions’ day is now past

The courts have decided that Hostess can liquidate. Some 18,500 employees in 33 locations are now out of a job. Let’s hear it for the union bosses who figured they knew more ...

Lawsuit between Auburn, police union has high stakes

  As the City and the Auburn Police Officers Association continue negotiating a new contract, discussion over a possible settlement has been brought back to life in an ongoin ...

Organize all the workers

Fred Colburn (“Curb unions for greater good,” Reader Input, Oct. 24) claims California budgetary problems result from state union workers’ income being higher tha ...

Curb unions for greater good

According to a study written about by the Orange County Register, and published by the Auburn Journal on Oct. 17, the average salary of unionized California government workers is $ ...

Let Auburn begin anew

After enduring an 18-month, epic battle that ended in the defeat of the tragically flawed ballot initiative, Measure A, I think it is clear that this community has learned some ver ...

Corruption drives up costs

Question: Who do government employees? unions negotiate with when they determine wages, benefits and pensions? Other government employees, of course. That?s putting the fox in char ...

Home rule beats Sacramento dictates

In a recent Auburn Journal story regarding Measure A (Sunday, March 25), which will come to a vote in June, you acknowledged the fact that opponents are being funded by unions. The ...

We’ve no one to blame but ourselves

Oh, come on. Can these (Occupy Wall Street) people and the news media encouraging them get a life? Greed has been around for thousands of years. It would be really nice if this wa ...