Huge member turnout at Fresno BOS meeting

Fresno County members at the BOS - Jan. 14, 2014
Our Fresno County members filled the chambers of the board of supervisors on Jan. 14 to say NO. It’s time to Invest in Fresno and put our Community First!

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Even though the raise was passed by the Board in a 3-2 roll call vote, our hard work is moving the board in our direction. Poochigian, Larsen, and Case voted Aye. Two of the Supervisors, Borgeas and Perea, voted with working families. Supervisor Perea even said that the board would “lose its moral authority to lead” if they voted yes.

Fresno County Supervisors say “managers come first!”

Community First - Invest in FresnoThe Board of Supervisors boosted the pay of top managers while continuing the cuts to workers who actually provide services to Fresno County residents.

This is a ploy to spike managers’ pensions. If we don’t invest in developing the best people on the front lines, our community suffers. Our elected leaders need to put Community First by investing in quality programs, services and working families.

The Board gave a raise to top management before investing in front line workers.
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Fresno County salary chart

Fresno Bee: Fresno Co. plans manager pay hike
Read the Fresno Bee news article published on Jan. 10 exposing the unfairness of the manager pay hike while refusing to invest in front-line workers.

Press Release: Fresno County workers being left behind again
Once again, the Fresno County Board of Supervisors has decided to reward those at the top while refusing to invest in quality front line services. Many Fresno County workers will be at the Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 14, to speak out against the latest action by the board. According to a recent salary survey, many front-line positions in Fresno County are 30 to 45 percent below other comparable counties.

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