Labor unions to protest layoffs at tonight’s Santa Ana City Council meeting

Santa Ana City Council Chambers

November 2, 2009
Contact: Jeff Rogers 323-627-0256

Layoffs in Santa Ana’s City Workforce Threaten Public Safety While Hurting Spanish-Speakers and Economic Recovery

City Workers rally at City Hall with supporters to highlight effects of service cuts

SANTA ANA-Emergency calls placed to the Santa Ana Fire Department rather than 911 will be answered by an electronic menu rather than a live Receptionist after upcoming layoffs. While layoffs in Santa Ana’s Planning and Building department will make it harder for Spanish-speaking builders, developers and homeowners to get plan approval and building permits-just as new building helps to fuel economic recovery in this majority Spanish-speaking city.

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