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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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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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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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Introducing Support Plus: Employee and Family Assistance Program

Support Plus: Employee and Family Assistance Program launched January 1, 2019 and is available to all LAwell benefit program membersand the members of their household. Support Plus provides 24-hours, free, and confidential services to cover both everyday situations and emotional health issues. Read more about the available services in the below brochures: Download (PDF, 332KB) Accessing Services LAwell members can access services 24 hours a…

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To File Or Not To File A Grievance? That Is The Question.

You come to work one day and are unexpectedly told by your current supervisor (whom you like) that you will now be reporting to a different supervisor, one that is very unpopular, and one that you don’t like. You ask why you are being reassigned to a different supervisor and are told vaguely that the…

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2019 EAA Holiday Party Recap

Is everyone back up to speed after the long holiday season spell? It can be a grind getting back into the swing of a work routine, which is why weening yourself off the holiday cheer by attending the EAA Holiday Party was probably an astute move (particularly if you were one of the 28 raffle…

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New Supplemental Insurance Offerings (Including Cancer Insurance)

The Engineers and Architects Association (EAA) Board of Governors are pleased to announce several new voluntary supplemental insurance offerings including Cancer Insurance that will be made only available to EAA dues-paying members and their families.  To help familiarize our members with what benefits we have to offer this year, three conferences have been added to…

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2019 MOU Contract Proposals Review Meetings

Attention Union Sisters & Brothers: EAA Unit Councils have been meeting throughout the month of January 2019 to review all proposals submitted via Survey Monkey and/or by individuals or groups for job classifications specific to their respective MOUs. A great number of EAA dues paying members have been present at these meetings presenting proposals specific…

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