What I'm Thankful For

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I can think of a couple of things I am thankful for this year.

First, I'm thankful that the elections are over! I get so incredibly sick of the ads and the mailings. It's almost as bad as the Christmas music that starts well before Thanksgiving, and never ends!  read more »

The death of SEIU 503?

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Things don't look good on the Measure 64 front. The results are still unofficial, but right now they're showing:

Yes Votes 723,351 50.45%
No Votes 710,409 49.55%

I know that Measure 64 is bad. It will hurt the union. It will hurt other worthy charities.

But has anyone looked at the positive effects that could come from this?  read more »

Enemy mine

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In the not too distant past, the members of SEIU 503 were betrayed by someone within the organization. Ron Wiggins, one of our organizers, took a position with the HR group at the Department of Human Services (also known as the Department of Moral Superiority). That's right, one of the people supposed to help protect our members rights is now working in direct opposition to us.  read more »

Blogging on the 503

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So here I am writing my first blog. The irony is that I don't like blogs. However, it seemed an appropriate vehicle in this case.  read more »

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