RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Jobs and Workplace

A collection of news and information related to Jobs and Workplace published by this site and its partners.

Top Jobs and Workplace Articles

Displaying items 121-132
  • Community Commentary: Collective bargaining not a bargain for Costa Mesa residents

    Collective bargaining. Sounds innocuous, doesn't it? After all, it's just a term for when a bunch of nice people get together, form a union or association, and then lend each other their group authority and the weight of their numbers to extract...
  • City report: Pham, though hardworking, struggled with emotional problems

    COSTA MESA — Huy Pham, the Costa Mesa city maintenance worker who committed suicide in March, struggled with emotional problems in the months before his death, according to his personnel file. The records, which became public after he died, were...
  • It's A Gray Area: When it comes to our failings, pick a card

    Yes, our great country has some problems. But there is nothing going on today that could not be addressed and resolved by good proactive leadership. In this case, I define leadership as identifying and addressing a problem area from a human and economic...
  • City Life: A mallet won't work on city budget now

    Costa Mesa's fiscal challenge is not a mole that just popped up out of the ground this year — or even last year. The problem developed over the last 10 or so years, during a time when the City Council could make no mistakes. Unlike Whac-a-Mole,...
  • City Life: No, really, we need to look at efficiency

    It is hard to believe that any resident of Costa Mesa could take issue with the concept of making the city more efficient, but that's what happened as a result of last week's column ("City Life: City could benefit from more efficiency"). To recap, I...
  • Man must pay almost $30,000 in restitution for ejaculating in co-worker's water bottle

    A Fullerton man convicted of ejaculating into a female co-worker's water bottle on two occasions — one of which was in Newport Beach — has been ordered to pay the victim $27,411 in restitution fees. Michael Kevin Lallana, 32, was convicted in...
  • Community Commentary: Attackers vilify unions for wanting a better life

    It must have been a really slow news day at the Daily Pilot for you to devote almost half a page of pablum with a diatribe titled "Collective bargaining not a bargain for Costa Mesa residents" (Forum, Aug. 5). The author's personal venom against unions,...
  • Costa Mesa releases compensation report

    COSTA MESA — Open-government advocates described the city's Tuesday release of a 27-page document listing compensation packages for all City Hall employees as among the most detailed reports they've ever seen. "They're to be congratulated," said...
  • OCC hosts retirement planning workshop

    Orange Coast College is hosting a retirement planning workshop from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 20 and Aug. 27, in Social Science, Room 104. The workshop is $59 and includes a 226-page illustrated textbook. Parking is free. The college is located at 2701...
  • Costa Mesa cancels three outsourcing bids

    COSTA MESA — The city has rescinded three requests for bids from companies to take on city services following a letter from employee groups arguing that the requests violate municipal policy. In an Aug. 1 letter to city Chief Executive Tom Hatch,...
  • Mailbag: Labor woes not akin to slavery

    (Re. "Union attacks have parallels to past," Community Commentary Aug. 10): Speaking of slow news days and diatribes, Jamshed Dastur's take on collective bargaining is hard to take seriously. Defending unions is expected from liberals, but to compare...
  • Righeimer: City's restructuring efforts haven't been too fast

    COSTA MESA — Rescinding requests to outsource city jobs and a court order barring the jobs' privatization shouldn't be seen as signs that Costa Mesa has moved too fast with its restructuring, Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer said Friday. He suggested,...