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Siskiyou County Employees begin strike for equality

by Felisha Le'CherMonday, January 6th 2020 Organized Employees of Siskiyou County (OESC) went on strike early Monday morning to fight for their health benefits and fair wages. Picketing began at the County Administrative Office on Fairlane Road and will continue Tuesday morning at the County Courthouse. The strike is expected to last five days. The County and OESC held seven negotiation sessions between March 5 and June 20, 2019. On July 27, 2019, the parties submitted their dispute to mediation. OESC’s President, Teresa Scott, who was at the protest Monday, said they’ve attempted to negotiate a fair contract for three units of the ...