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Carlos Bustamante Lands In The News, Again

Councilman Carlos Bustamante - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

eBossWatch, the leading career resource that enables people to anonymously rate their bosses and evaluate potential employers, has published the third annual list of Americas Worst Bosses. Carlos Bustamante was named as one of the 100 worst bosses in America.  To date, the 2011 America’s Worst Bosses have cost their employers over $145 million in monetary damages and lawsuit settlement payments.

An eBossWatch panel of workplace experts selected and ranked the worst bosses from across the country. Santa ana City Councilman, and former Executive Manager with Orange County Public Works mad the list as #99. Bustamante, who resigned under allegations of sexual misconduct in October of this year, joined 18 other Californians on the list.

#1: Jon Peters, movie producer, Los Angeles, CA
#4: Dr. Barry Lefkovitch, doctor, Thousand Oaks, CA
#7: James Schwartz, El Camino College, Torrance, CA
#12: Jon Stevenson, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
#23: David Boreanaz, actor, Los Angeles, CA
#36: Rich Guillen, Carmel City, Carmel, CA
#38: David Meyer, The Finish Line, Milpitas, CA
#45: Michelle Madsen, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Sacramento, CA
#49: Sean Alonzo, American Apparel, Los Angeles, CA
#63: Kunihiko Ogura, New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc., Fremont, CA
#69: Patrick Judd, Mountain Empire High School, Pine Valley, CA
#71: Dov Charney, American Apparel, Los Angeles, CA
#72: Patrick Valdez, LA County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles, CA
#75: Trevor McMunn, Mission Viejo High School, Mission Viejo, CA
#77: Lt. John Romero, LAPD, Los Angeles, CA
#81; Charles Dery, LA County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles, CA
#89: Sgt. Pete Foster, LAPD, Los Angeles, CA
#93: Adam Christianson, Stanislaus County, Modesto, CA
#99: Carlos Bustamante, Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

“We continue to be shocked and outraged by the egregious harassment and discrimination that happens in far too many American workplaces,” said Asher Adelman, founder of eBossWatch. “The America’s Worst Bosses list sends a clear warning to would-be toxic managers: abusive behavior towards one’s employees and coworkers will not go unpunished.”

The states with the most worst bosses are: California (19), Florida (8), New York (6), New Jersey (6), and Wisconsin (5). The entire list of America’s Worst Bosses 2011 is located at

About eBossWatch

Founded in 2007, eBossWatch is a popular career resource that helps people evaluate potential employers and avoid hostile workplaces. eBossWatch enables people to anonymously rate their bosses in a professional and non-libelous manner. eBossWatch is also the publisher of the National Sexual Harassment Registry and the annual America’s Worst Bosses list.

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Thanks Carlos. I’m sure your former County of Orange employees and City of Santa Ana constituents are so proud of your accomplishment.

Happy Holidays!