Give Thanks and Take Action

Give Thanks and Take Action

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, I’m reminded of the importance of gratitude. Specifically, I’m grateful that Commissioner Annie Chao is leading an effort to make sure that retiring L.A. City employees currently covered by LACERS do not start paying hundreds of dollars more per month for Medicare coverage due to a program known as IRMAA,…

One Year in Office 

One Year in Office 

Welcome to FALL everyone! It’s strange to think that one year of my current two-year term as your president is already over.   Along with our PLAC Chair Derek Bryson and Treasurer Rickk Montoya, I attended the 2023 AFSCME PEOPLE California conference in San Diego. We were able to meet a few of the U.S. Senate…

Wrapping Up a  Summer of Solidarity and Successful Events 

Wrapping Up a  Summer of Solidarity and Successful Events 

 It seems like in the blink of an eye summer is suddenly over.  On August 8, we joined our striking brothers and sisters of SEIU in solidarity on the streets of downtown Los Angeles.  It was an amazing show of force and unity.    Together with Vice President Adda Murillo and Recording Secretary Cheryl Evans, I…