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Labor Representative

Become A Voluntary Dues Paying Member Of EAA

There are a number of reasons why you should become a voluntary, dues paying member of EAA. Here are some of the reasons: It is immoral to receive a benefit from your union without paying dues. Would you hire a tax preparer to prepare your taxes, and then not pay him? Your union incurs expenses…

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LA County Federation of Labor Awards EAA

PICTURED: Presenting the award from left to right are LA County Federation of Labor representative Chloe Osmer and California State Senator Maria Elena Durazo. “In recognition of your contributions and continued work as a leader in strengthening the Los Angeles labor movement…” Last Monday, the Los Angeles Federation of Labor recognized the Engineers & Architects…

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Do You Enjoy Your Job?

Every City employee will have a different answer to this question. Maybe you don’t love what you do. Maybe you don’t go home feeling 100% satisfied with what you gave to the world for the day. Maybe you think technology is not as sophisticated as it should be in your workplace. In general, most City…

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What EAA Is Doing For Me, Jacob Brothers

My name is Jacob Brothers. I reached out to EAA after I was passed over for rotations and promotions out of retaliation for having had to file a lawsuit (and winning) for sexual harassment. After several rounds of meetings with Management to resolve the issue and no solutions offered by Management, EAA took my case…

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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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A Day In The Life Of A Labor Rep

People often ask me what I do for a living. When my response is “I’m a Labor Representative,” it can be met by a look of confusion. I then go on to explain… “Every employee in the City of Los Angeles belongs to a Union. For the employees in my Union, I enforce their contracts,…

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Labor Representative Darryl Cherness

Darryl Cherness resides in Culver City with his wife, Amy, and their thirteen year old daughter, Isabell. A life-long resident, he has had roots in Culver City since 1953 and is a product of the Culver City Unified School District. Darryl graduated from Culver City High School; attended West Los Angeles College; earned his Bachelors…

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Labor Representative Paul Marks

Paul Marks has lived all of his life in Los Angeles. He graduated from James Monroe High School in the San Fernando Valley and from Claremont McKenna College, cum laude, with a BA degree in political science. Upon graduation from college, Paul joined the Los Angeles Police Department. In his 22 years with the department,…

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EAA Labor Representative Richard Sanchez
Labor Representative Richard Sanchez

Richard Sanchez retired as an Assistant Deputy Superintendent of Building II after 38 years of service with the Department of Building and Safety in the City of Los Angeles. Having begun his career in the Inspector Series, he ultimately served in his Management-level position until retirement in 2007. After serving 20 years in the United…

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Sr. Labor Representative/Stewards Coordinator Marleen Fonseca

Ms. Marleen Fonseca attended the University of California, Riverside where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental Science. Ms. Fonseca then began working for the City of Los Angeles in 2001 when she was assigned to the Los Angeles Police Department Personnel Division as a Management Assistant. In 2005, she was promoted to Management…

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