Escambia County

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What not to say in workplace conversations

December 2, 2011

Real Simple has few suggestions on what to say in workplace conversations and offers substitute phrases: “That’s not my job.” “This might sound stupid, but…” “I don’t have time to talk to you.” —- If you…

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Bus workers union releases grievances

November 22, 2011

Open letter to Escambia County Commissioners: Dear Commissioners – please see the attached grievances filed by ECAT employees just in recent days. Please note that the Union would be happy to provide the many many grievances…

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November 18, 2011

The FBI released its list of last year’s hate crimes. While the City of Pensacola did not report any hate crimes, Escambia County reported three. The first two occurred over the summer at the beach. One…

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TDC Shuffle

November 8, 2011

Escambia County Attorney Alison Rodgers visited the Tourist Development Council to do a little housekeeping today. She recently became concerned that the TDC’s membership was not holding to state statue, which governs the body’s composition. “Under…

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County sends letters to Ethics Commission and AG Bondi

November 4, 2011

County Attorney Alison Rogers forwarded the letters the county sent to the Florida Ethics Commission and Attorney General Pam Bondi regarding Commissioner Wilson Robertson and the hiring of Forrest Gibbs. Ethics Commission: 00048769 Attorney General: 00048781…

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Union Occupies County Chambers

November 4, 2011

by Jeremy Morrison It’s an interesting mix: the union and Occupiers. While their messages may dovetail, the group’s styles vary wildly. “Let’s hope it doesn’t rain,” said Mike Lowery, president of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local…