EAA NEWS

New Directions For Youth Volunteer Orientation

Caring Compassionate Creative Talented Knowledgeable Philanthropic   Hey EAA Union members, Do you possess any of the above qualities? If so, the New Directions for Youth (NDY) invites you to attend their Volunteer Orientation on Thursday, March 28th at 4:00p at: 7315 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91605 (Google Maps) Please bring a resume stating any…

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Executive Director’s Message: March 2019

Oftentimes your Union represents its members for their conduct that arises as a result of an incident that takes place while they are off-duty. Those members find themselves facing potential discipline up to the termination as a result of that conduct. When this happens, the question is always asked, “Why am I being disciplined for…

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New Cure For Sick Time – Amended California Paid Sick Leave Law

Since 2015, the state of California revised the sick time policies and rights for employees. Problem is the City has not caught up with the practice and too many of our EAA members are still being punished under old rules. That means revising the Administrative Code, Living Wage Ordinance and every Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).…

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Meet Your Steward: Michiko Murakami (Library)

I have been a City employee for over fifteen years, beginning as a Messenger Clerk at the Central Library and attending college at the same time. My City career and education seemed to advance in tandem and I owe much credit for my achievements to the City I was born and raised in and now…

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In Memory of Myron Cox

The co-artist behind the “Labor Los Angeles” Mural currently on display at EAA HQ, MYRON COX, 70, has passed away. Myron had been suffering from dementia for some time and had consequently taken up residence in a nursing home about four months ago. We were told that Myron had passed away peacefully in his sleep.…

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2019 EAA College Scholarship Program Guidelines

The 2019 EAA College Scholarship Program provides financial support to senior high school students, who will enroll into an accredited community college or university; and college students, who are in their first year of college pursuing a degree. The EAA Scholarship Committee has approved the funds for the annual scholarship program during the March 6,…

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17th Annual Victory For Victims 5k/10k

The Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS) is hosting its “17th Annual Victory for Victims Walk/Run” on Saturday, April 20, 2019.  The event will be hosted in City District 6 at Lake Balboa at Woodley Park (site 1) in Van Nuys. There will be fabulous finish line festivities including free food and drinks; a cool down massage lounge; fitness, health and business…

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Re-Elect Annie Chao for the 2019 LACERS Board

Hello Everyone!  I hope that your 2019 is going well. Believe it or not, it is time for another LACERS Board Election and I have decided to run!  

Here are the important dates you need to know: Ballots will be mailed out on March 22, 2019 Ballots need to be mailed back starting April 2,…

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Meet Your Steward: Bruce Ortiz (HCIDLA)

I have been with the City of Los Angeles for over 30 years as a Rehabilitation Project Coordinator, managing field offices to rehabilitate and construction affordable housing.  Presently assigned to the main office at Garland Building in Los Angeles in the Finance and Development Division of the Housing Department. I have been with EAA as a Steward for MOU…

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Snow Festival at the North Valley Family YMCA

Last Saturday, January 12th, EAA Outreach co-sponsored an event in Councilman Mitch Englander’s district. The event was Snow Fest, which took place at the North Valley Family YMCA at Porter Ranch (CD12). 15 tons of actual snow was brought in from the mountains so that 600+ SoCal parents and children could get a taste of what…

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