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Hotel Workers Union Using Referendum To Punish Hotel Developer For Not Unionizing

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] Last week it was certified that the militantly leftist hotel workers union, UNITE-HERE Local 11, had turned in sufficient qualified signatures to force referendums on two agreements for the development of two 4-Diamond luxury hotels in next to Disneyland. The Anaheim City Council now has the option of calling a stand-alone special election or consolidating the ...

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B Is For Blackmail: UNITE-HERE Turns In Signatures On 4-Diamond Hotels Deal Referandum

The militant hotel workers union UNITE-HERE turned in approximately 18,000 signatures yesterday – their final day to gather the 12,651 signatures necessary to place on the ballot two referendums on the development agreements between the City of Anaheim and the Wincome Group for the construction of two 4-Diamond hotels. Although the referendum doesn’t pertain directly to the separate TOT tax ...

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UNITE-HERE Circulators Misleading Voters Into Thinking Referendum Petition Targets Disney

The militant hotel workers union UNITE-HERE’s circulators are busily trying to gather signatures in an attempt to qualify a city-wide referendum on the development agreements approved last month by the Anaheim City Council for the two 4-Diamond hotels proposed by the Wincome Group. And they are willing to say anything to get voters to sign their petitions. A reader encountered ...

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Anaheim: Hotel Workers Union Threatens Referendum Against Non-Unionized Hotel Development

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] The militant hotel workers union UNITE-HERE Local 11 announced it will try to qualify a referendum against two of the three 4-Diamond hotel bed tax rebate agreements approved by the Anaheim City Council last month. UNITE-HERE is targeting the Anaheim Plaza Hotel and Ana Bella Hotel two properties being developed by Wincome Group, but not the ...

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The Radical Politics of the UNITE-HERE/OCCORD Coalition

In addition to being interim executive director of OCCORD, Ada Briceno is also secretary-treasurer of UNITE-HERE Local 11, which represents workers at the Disney properties, the Anaheim Hilton and Aramark food service employees. Following last week’s Anaheim City Council vote approving the district map and sequencing sought by the UNITE-HERE/OCCORD-led political coalition, Briceno exhorted her supporters, “In November, we are going ...

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Tom Tait and Jose Moreno Headline Pro-Districts Panel Talk

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Dr. Jose F. Moreno (leftist academic and would-be Anaheim councilmember) will be the featured members on a panel tomorrow night sponsored by the Arab-American Civic Council to discuss the impact of the recently adopted council districts map and sequencing. Joining them on the panel will be Mirvette Judeh. The panel is entitled “We The People’s ...

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Council To Consider Extending Vacation Rental Moratorium; Left-Wing Union UNITE-HERE Jumps Into Fray

One of the items on tomorrow night’s Anaheim City Council agenda is extending the current 45-day moratorium on short-term vacation rentals for another 186 days, until May 3 of next year. The moratorium would: “…impos[e] a moratorium, with certain exceptions, on the issuance or renewal of use permits, variances, building permits, business licenses or any other entitlement or permit for ...

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