Engineers & Architects Association

What EAA Did For Kimberly Hee

My name is Kimberly Hee,   For the past 11 years I have been serving as an Administrative Coordinator I in the Office of the City Attorney’s Harbor Division. Last spring, I was informed that due to a support staff shortage I was being transferred from my current Administrative Coordinator position at the Harbor Department to…

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It’s Called #MeToo or ‘The Reckoning’ and It’s Not Going Away

Sexual harassment is being redefined and if you are not paying attention, or worse, ignoring the writing on the wall, you will be calling us soon to represent you to save you from the New Rules! It’s called #MeToo or “The Reckoning”, and the number of celebrity males being brought to account for sexual harassment,…

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Executive Director’s Message: June 2018

This month’s message is the second in a series of messages that discuss the history of the Labor movement. In last months message I asked the question, “have you ever asked yourself, why unionize?” and provided you with the simple basic answer, “workers were faced with many difficulties in the work place such as unsanitary…

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What EAA Did For Me: Ivan Rodriguez

My name is Ivan Rodriguez, I am blessed and honored to work for Los Angeles City Department of Rec. & Parks Citywide Aquatics as an Aquatic Facility Manager (MOU 20). In the summer of 2016, I decided to go back to school to complete a Bachelor of Science degree I had to put on hold…

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Meet Your Union Steward: Robyn Myers

Greetings Union Sisters and Brothers, My name is Robyn Myers and I began my career with the City of Los Angeles as a Messenger-Clerk with the Los Angeles Public Library in July 1976. Since then I have worked in several City departments before coming back to the Library as a Management Analyst.  I have been…

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Tips from the Labor Arbitration Institute: Social Media at Work

This employer gave the grievant a written reprimand for a violation of the Computer & Social Media Policy.  All of the labor arbitrators on the Seattle conference faculty would have upheld this discipline. Instead of reciting the facts and arguments, we reprint a number of points which they made or endorsed.  These points would apply…

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In Solidarity With Team EAA

In partnership with affiliate IBEW local 11 and LA Federation of Labor, EAA staff and stewards spent 10 days with: IBEW Local 11 IBEW Local 1245 KIWA AFSCME UNITE HERE Local 11 members to outreach and educate hundreds of EAA members regarding their rights as EAA member and the upcoming contract negotiations.

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Members Stories: Patricia Barker

Hello, my name is Patricia Barker, a Sr Transportation Investigator for the Department of Transportation.  I was accused of making an “inappropriate remark” by a co-worker, who overheard my conversation with another employee. The co-worker convinced the person whom I addressed to go to the supervisor, who then issued a complaint against me. After a…

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