Monthly Archives: May 2007

In The Wake of the Richard Velazquez News

As many of you know by now, Todd Stroger made some secret and inappropriate moves with the Public Defender budget: he hired another high-paid “advisor” and hid the salary on the Public Defender budget.  At a time when assistant public defenders have been laid off due to budget reductions, this move is unacceptable. The union has […]

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Ron Alwin, retired Assistant Public Defender, has passed away.

By Tim Leeming: We have been told that our friend, former Assistant Public Defender, Ronald P. Alwin has passed away.  He retired from the office in 2003.  His son, Scott Alwin has contacted our Office and informed us that services for the family will be at the Denzer Methodist Chuch, Saturday, May 26, 2007 in […]

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Look Who Just Got Hired

The union expected some political hires in the office- even with the budget crisis and all the layoffs of bargaining unit members and firings of supervisors and support staff- but this is a little too much. Check out the story:

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Official, Certified Election Results

The election results have now been updated and have been certified by the Chair of the Election Committee, Erin Farrell (BV) and are as follows: President:  Kulmeet S. “Bob” Galhotra (unopposed) Vice President:  Brendan Max (unopposed) Secretary:  Amy Thompson (unopposed) Treasurer:  Tim Leeming (unopposed) Executives-at-Large (top three vote getters) Bruce Mosbacher           153 votes   Joe Gump                    177 […]

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Please Update Your Mailing Address

The following members had their notice of elections, which were mailed out in March, “returned to sender” because of bad addresses. If your name is on this list, then please contact personnel and update your address immediately. Thanks! Iesheia Haynes Terrence Watts Joseph Stachler (currently laid off) Quentin Banks Theresa Nelson Bertha Ribbeck Monique Medley […]

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