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Prevent IRMAA From Raising Your Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs

Los Angeles City employees covered by LACERS have received a bulletin from Commissioner Annie Chao alerting them that their health care subsidy will likely dramatically increase when they retire due to a program called IRMAA, or Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amount. As Annie Chao explains: “If you are a 63-year-old Management Analyst with 30 years of…
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Union Members Fill LA City Council Meeting

From automotive assembly-line workers to movie stars, 2023 has been a Hot Labor Year—and judging by the attendance at the Los Angeles City Council meeting on November 7th, the enthusiasm of engaged union workers shows no signs of abating. Inspired by the example of the Park Activity Monitors, numerous 3090 members showed up to speak…
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Find a Rolling Rally near you and help 3090 negotiate a new, strong contract!

Together, we’re bargaining for the biggest raises in LA City history  Since August, we have been meeting with City officials to negotiate a new contract that has strong, competitive wages, addresses the understaffing crisis, expands healthcare, protects our secure retirement, and wins us an even stronger union voice on the job. We can only accomplish…
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Together, We’re Bargaining for the Biggest Raises in LA City History

Since August, our AFSCME Local 3090 bargaining team has been meeting with City officials daily to negotiate a strong, new contract with the largest wage increases in LA City history. We know the City can do it, having provided public safety unions with 20% raises – and we’re fighting for nothing less. Together, we’ve made…
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New L.A. City Hires Discover the Benefits of the Mighty3090 

Attendance was robust for the Bridge to Jobs program’s new employee orientation meeting held in downtown Los Angeles on October 26. Nearly 30 new hires were treated to an overview of the benefits of joining the Mighty3090 by union President Larry Gates and Vice President Adda Murillo. In addition to discussing 3090’s expanded vision insurance…
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US Senate Hopefuls Laud Unions at the 2023 AFSCME PEOPLE Convention 

By Larry Gates In mid-October, San Diego hosted the 2023 Public Employees Organized to Promote Legislative Equality or PEOPLE convention. Alongside our Political Legislative Action Committee Chair Derek Bryson and AFSCME Local 3090 Secretary-Treasurer Rickk Montoya, I attended the event as a delegate. It was interesting to hear about the process and the benefits of having…
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Change in Membership Meetings Beginning January 2024

During our September Board meeting, a motion was made and passed to hold quarterly membership meetings on Saturdays, in 2024. Currently, we have been holding ten meetings per year (with no meetings in July and December) on Wednesday evenings and two Saturday morning meetings per year in June and November. Beginning January 2024, we will…
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AFSCME is calling on members to attend LA City Council meetings: First one is Tues. Sept. 19

Come Join Your AFSCME Members: L.A. City Hall Council Chambers Brothers and Sisters, AFSCME needs your help. Negotiations are under way and the Green Machine needs to be present and heard at the Los Angeles City Council. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023, and every Tuesday following, we will start filling the council chambers. We would like the council…
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