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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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UNITE-HERE Local 11 Wants A $25 Minimum Wage In The Anaheim Resort

UNITE-HERE Local 11 is spearheading the initiative campaign to impose an $18 minimum wage on targeted Anaheim Resort businesses. At its Leadership Conference last month, Local 11 passed five resolutions setting their 2018 agenda.  One of those is a $25 an hour minimum wage: There’s asterisk to that demand noting it applies only businesses receiving local government subsidies – that ...

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Anaheim’s Maleficent Minimum Wage Proposal

by Sean P. Redmond Executive Director, Labor Policy U.S. Chamber of Commerce A union-backed minimum wage initiative in Anaheim, Calif., is on the verge of being placed on the November ballot in that city. If approved by voters, the measure would unleash a hyper-inflated minimum wage at Disneyland Resort hotels and theme parks as well as other large employers in ...

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UNITE-HERE Welcomes Communist Party Support For $18 Minimum Wage

You can’t make this stuff up. UNITE-HERE Local 11 is the militantly left-wing hotel workers union that is leading the charge for an initiative to impose an $18 minimum wage on targeted Anaheim hotels and hospitality businesses. On its Twitter feed this week, the union promoted the support its getting from the Workers World Party – an avowedly Communist group: ...

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Good Reasons For Not Signing Anaheim Resort Unions’ $18 Wage Initiative

A coalition of Anaheim Resort unions, led by radical UNITE-HERE Local 11, will soon be collecting signatures to qualify an initiative to impose an $18 an hour minimum wage on leading Anaheim employers, including the Disneyland Resort. There are a host of reason why Anaheim voters should not sign this extreme, economically destructive initiative. The Union Initiative Will Destroy Existing ...

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Ironic Funding Source For Pro-Union Group That Authored $18 Minimum Wage Initiative Study

Militant hotel workers union UNITE-HERE Local 11 is leading a coalition of Anaheim Resort unions seeking to qualify an $18 minimum wage for the November ballot. The state minimum wage is currently $11 an hour – if approved, this initiative would give the Anaheim Resort the highest minimum wage in the nation. It would apply to any Anaheim Resort business with some kind ...

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OC Register Opposes Union $18 Minimum Wage Initiative

[This editorial was originally published by the OC Register on March 7, 2018] A proposed ballot initiative requiring Disneyland Resort and any large hospitality business receiving subsidies from the city of Anaheim to pay an $18 minimum wage seeks to wrongly involve government in a situation that could use less government involvement. Because, whatever valid criticisms there are to make ...

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