Tag Archives: CRLU

Resort Union Doublethink On Measure L & Disney

Readers of George Orwell’s dystopian classic 1984 are familiar with the concept of doublethink: “The power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them… To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion ...

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What Is The Coalition Of Resort Labor Unions?

Yesterday, the Coalition of Resort Labor Unions held a press conference to announce their class action lawsuit against the Disneyland Resort and SodexoMagic (a Disneyland Resort tenant), alleging the company is not complying with Anaheim’s “living wage” ordinance. It received plenty of media coverage – none of which relates much information about the CRLU member unions and their “allies” who ...

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Resort Unions’ $18 Minimum Wage Initiative Will Be On November 2018 Ballot

On Tuesday, the Anaheim City Council voted to place the Resort union coalition’s $18 minimum wage initiative on the November 2018 ballot, but failed to authorize an economic impact study after an acrimonious council debate. Last week, the Orange County Registrar of Voters certified the initiative had sufficient valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot. The council’s could vote ...

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Cynthia Ward Flip-Flop-Flips On Unions’ $18 Minimum Wage Initiative

Council gadfly-turned-mayoral candidate Cynthia Ward has a history of flip-flopping. For example: She used to believe the Disneyland Resort was of such paramount importance to Anaheim that it must be protected at all costs. Now she views it as an albatross around the city’s neck. She used to oppose by-district council elections as a recipe for corruption and ward politics, ...

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Bernie In Anaheim: Class Warfare Rhetoric Misses Resort Reality

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, the socialist from Vermont, brought his class warfare road show to Anaheim this past Saturday, tossing out the standard progressive tropes about “corporate greed” and throwing his support behind a union initiative to impose an $18 an hour minimum wage on targeted Anaheim Resort businesses. Sanders tried to imbue the union initiative with a moral patina:  ...

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LA-OC Building Trades Council Votes Unanimously to Oppose the Anaheim Job Killer Initiative

This just came over the transom from the Los Angeles-Orange County Building and Construction Trades Council: LA-OC Building Trades Council Votes Unanimously to Oppose the Anaheim Job Killer Initiative ANAHEIM – The Los Angeles-Orange County Building and Construction Trades Council, representing 48 local unions/affiliate councils and over 100,000 hardworking skilled trades members, announced today that they had voted unanimously to ...

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