Aurora Public Library employees staged an informational picket at the Eola Road branch on Sunday, complaining about the lack of a contract and labor tensions with the library.
All of this is happening at the same time the library has increased taxes, has cash stashed and has rewarded contracts to various cronies of Mayor Tom Weisner who have exploited taxpayers in several taxpayer-funded projects.
About 100 employees such as custodians, clerks and bookmobile drivers (yes, they still have bookmobile drivers for some reason) are represented by AFSCME Local 2283.
A union employee told us, "we find it interesting the library has failed to come up with a contract deal since January, but had no problem making deals with corrupt friends of the mayor, such as Wegman Construction (contractor), Cordogan Clark (design) and Vicki Morcos (furnishings) for a traditional building that neither the public nor employees have had input for."
Meanwhile, library spokesgirl Amy F. Roth, who fully supports corruption and taxpayer exploitation, would not respond to questions from the union.