Jon Melegrito blogs for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

San Diego City Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify Landmark Agreement

defiantly stood their ground and beat back attempts to cut overtime hours and ban compensatory time. Workers, who provide around-the-clock service keeping San Diego’s streets, parks and beaches safe and clean, also secured two extra days of paid leave, tighter time limits on management regarding discipline procedures and written assurances that Local 127 members get comparable wage increases should another group of city workers gain something better.