EAA NEWS

Meet Your Steward: Christopher Moody

By and large, my professional experience evolved around travel for over 45 years. In my 20’s I was a travel agent, followed by a career that spanned 18 years with Continental Airlines – retired. I have since been with Airport Operations at LAX for the past 23 years. In October of 2008 through September of…

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2018 EAA Elections Announcement

In order to properly conduct business in an organization as large as the Engineers & Architects Association, we need members to serve in all elective offices. This year, there are two(2) Unit Governor positions, one(1) At-Large Governor position, and eight(8) Unit Council Member positions open for election. In accordance with the Engineers & Architects Association Constitution…

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15 Minutes, 15 Days – How EAA Saved The Day By Daniel Sotelo

Our Department (General Services) was attempting to suspend us for fifteen days for sitting in a parked city vehicle for fifteen minutes while on duty. My partner (Zaw Tun) had a promotional interview and our supervisor gave us specific instructions that we are, both, to attend the interview as we had to travel in pairs. While my…

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Introducing The 2018 EAA Scholarship Fund Winners

Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow. Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human. – Malala Yousafzai Whether it is merely a means to eventually make ends meet more easily or a sustenance upon which the soul’s thirst for worldly knowledge can only be quenched, the…

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2018 EAA Dental/Vision/Chiropractic Program

Open Enrollment: October 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018 One of the benefits offered to members of EAA is a Dental/Vision/Chiropractic Plan. EAA voluntary dues members have the choice of enrolling in one of the two plans EAA offers (in lieu of the City of LA Dental Plans). In our effort to bring you the…

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August 2018 LACERS Update

Happy Labor Day, City Employee Friends! Today is a day to celebrate all your hard work and contributions in making the City of LA a great place to live and work. I’ve been pining over how to update you on the LACERS Board’s decision regarding the assumed rate of return and the City’s contribution. But,…

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Debrief: Movies in the Park 2018 (CD10)

For the twelfth year running, City Council President Herb Wesson Jr. hosted his wildly popular Movies in the Park series in Council District 10. This year, EAA Outreach chipped in as well as lended a hand to the efforts of two of the events. In case you missed the listings on the EAA Calendar, one…

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Even Union Stewards Need An Assist Every Now And Then

My name is Nash Eskander. I will never forget the help and support of my great EAA Union when they stood beside me when I unjustly received a 5-day suspension.  They assisted me in the preparation of my grievance and relentlessly represented me throughout the grievance process.  Management refused to withdraw the 5-day suspension despite…

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Debrief: 2018 Mini-Fair at Harbor Interfaith Services

Compared to the rocky road last year’s initiative turned out to be (Read the recap HERE), the 2018 Mini-Fair at Harbor Interfaith Services was smooth sailing. For whatever reason, there were half as many kids in attendance as the previous two years so accommodating Team EAA’s honored guests, the kids of Harbor Interfaith Services, was…

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Can They Really Do That To My Work Schedule?!

One of the issues that EAA deals with on a regular basis is the issue of employee work schedules. To be more specific, we routinely deal with the issue of management making changes to an employee’s weekly work schedule. “Can management, on a repetitive basis, change an employee’s weekly work schedule?” Article 5.0 in the…

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