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What EAA Did For Me

What My Union Did For Me by Rosie Lee Hooks

Greetings Unions Sisters & Brothers, My department, it seems, has been on a campaign charging me with the smallest disciplinary matters in order to create a progressive discipline process leading up to termination. (READ: “How One Woman’s Punishment for Putting Up a Mural Has Exposed a Deep, Bitter Divide in the Los Angeles Art Community”…

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Member Stories with Josie Carreon

My name is Josie Carreon. I greatly appreciate the help and support I received from the Engineers and Architects Association. On May 1, 2018, my carpool and I applied for carpool parking at Figueroa Plaza. We waited patiently. On June 5, 2018, after more than one month of waiting, I contacted EAA for help. EAA…

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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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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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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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What EAA Did For Kimberly Hee

My name is Kimberly Hee,   For the past 11 years I have been serving as an Administrative Coordinator I in the Office of the City Attorney’s Harbor Division. Last spring, I was informed that due to a support staff shortage I was being transferred from my current Administrative Coordinator position at the Harbor Department to…

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What EAA Did For Us: A Night Watch Tale

My name is Connie Roberson.  In January of 2018, a group of supervisors assigned to PM watch in LAPD’s Metropolitan Communications Division arrived at work to find an email from a sworn Watch Commander. The email stated that the supervisors on PM watch would now have to submit to specific rules that applied only to them and…

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