Labor Rep Cases

Your Union Labor Reps At Work March 2018 Edition

In spite of the recent uptick in activity at EAA HQ, your designated labor reps continued to make their rounds. Every month, a labor rep report is published to EAAUnion.Org’s archives, which can be viewed HERE.  View The Complete March 2018 Labor Rep Report The Engineers & Architects Association’s team of labor representatives serve and protect…

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Your Union Labor Reps At Work February 2018 Edition

The pile of case files depicted in the image featured above this article may not necessarily be what many consider to be intriguing, but such is the day-to-day of a union labor rep. It is a Sisyphusean task but if not for the tireless work of the Engineers & Architects Association’s labor representatives, hard-working members…

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January 2018 Labor Rep Reports

Grievance Issues Department: LAPD Case: A member received a NTCD (Notice to Correct Deficiencies) for working past end of shift without prior authorization. According to her sign in sheet, her end of watch should have been 4:20 pm. She sent out a murder crime alert to 300 recipients prior to leaving work. She was served…

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December 2017 Labor Rep Reports

Grievance Issues Department: LAPD Case: EAA was contacted by an EAA member who is a supervising Forensic Print Specialist who was concerned about the impact Hepatitis A epidemic could have on her subordinates. She was concerned that forensic print specialists engage people who have Hepatitis A or are carrying the virus and go into environments that…

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November 2017 Labor Rep Report Recap

Grievance Issues Department: Recreation and Parks Case: For months, Aquatic Facility Managers (AFM’s), who work at pools, have been eating their lunch while performing work-related duties. In addition, they have not been able to leave the workplace during lunch due to concerns about pool coverage. Outcome: In November 6, 2017, EAA met with RAP Aquatic…

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September 2017 Labor Rep Reports

Grievance Issues Department: Office of Finance Case: A member was off work (Work Comp). She was able to return with temporary restrictions that the Department stated they could accommodate. The employee notified the Department that she would return but not until she took bonding leave as she had just given birth. She took one month to…

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August 2017 Labor Rep Report

Grievance Issues Department: Port of Los Angeles  Case: A member’s immediate supervisor completed a form for Paygrade 2 advancement after one year of him performing as a 1. This was not an automatic advancement and was nowhere in writing but had been common practice for the classification citywide. The paperwork went to the Division Director…

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July 2017 Labor Rep Report Recap

Grievance Issues Department: Public Works Case: A member filed a grievance for multiple actions her supervisor was engaging in which classified as workplace bullying. Outcome: (Ongoing) The union met with the supervisor and the resistance and negativity displayed at the meeting was cause for concern. The union insisted on an investigation into the supervisor’s actions against the…

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June 2017 Labor Rep Report Recap

Arbitration Victories Department: Recreation and Parks Case: (ARB 3517) The grievant, an Aquatics Facility Manger I (AFM I) was performing the duties of in a higher paygrade as an AFM II; however, the grievant was not being compensated as an AFM II. This was an on-going grievance brought to the attention of EAA. EAA took the…

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May 2017 Labor Rep Report Recap

Discipline Issues Department: General Services Department (Financial Services) Case: A member received a 10-day suspension for: requiring excessive supervision or instruction in performance duties after completion of training for the position; failure to perform work assignments adequately; refusal to perform reasonable work assignments; and improper behavior with supervisor – engaging in a confrontation by raising your voice…

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