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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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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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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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LA City Union Endorses Antonio Sanchez For Assembly

Engineers & Architects Association supports Union Leader, Family Man Los Angeles (March 8) — The Engineers and Architects Association, the oldest union in Los Angeles founded in 1894, has endorsed Antonio Sanchez for State Assembly, 39th District. Sanchez hopes to represent the communities of Arleta, Lake View Terrace, Mission Hills, North Hollywood, Pacoima, Sun Valley,…

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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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March 2017 Labor Rep Report Recap

Grievance Issues Department: Public Works – Bureau of Street Services Case: A member was the only female in the unit and was being assigned work that did not involve the technical aspects of the job. Her assignments over time evolved solely into salvaging. She made a few requests to her supervisor and advised him that she…

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