More than 1,000 Los Angeles City employees and supporters, including a lively contingent from AFSCME 3090, turned out for the Day of Action on Oct. 28 to march on City Hall. Chanting, “Banks got bailed out, we got sold out!” protestors marched from downtown’s Financial District to the steps of City Hall to let City leaders know they will not stand for bad bank deals that are costing the city millions of dollars, reducing city services or creating higher payments for employee health care.
AFSCME 3090 president Alice Goff and Board member Eva Espinosa spoke at the rally and got the crowd revved up, denouncing the bad deals and cuts city leaders have made that have driven city services into the ground. The message was clear as we continue with our negotiations with the City: We won’t take it! No deal!
Happy Thanksgiving to all our AFSCME 3090 members!
I hope that this season finds you with many things to give thanks for – good family, good friends, and good community.
I am honored and proud to be your president, leading a membership that is full of tenacity and determination. We do more with less to make the City of Los Angeles run smoothly, despite record budget cuts to our departments. For that I give thanks.
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