On August 9th, 2017 at the Labor Management Meeting the topic of Senior Deputy (8306) Conversions came up. Present at the meeting from the DSA was Senior Deputy Eugene Cerbone, Senior Deputy Tim Conway, Deputy John Lawsha, Deputy Scott Osha, Senior Deputy Kevin Macksoud, Kevin McDonnell, Deputy Jeffry Sato and RLS Attorney Zack Lopes. They wanted […]
At a DSA general membership meeting in Sept. 13, 2017, President Cerbone discussed a deal offered to the DSA by the department. Cerbone stated that the dept. wanted to repurpose 20 open senior deputy positions for 12 sergeant positions and 8 deputy positions. Cerbone said, “I’m against that!’ My first thought was that doesn’t make […]
I have been reviewing many contracts this week and I found that during the 2 Year Contract Extension Negotiations at the beginning of 2017 a Machinist/Automotive Union Beat Us in contract negotiations. You all know how I feel about the 2 year Contract Extension and the Big Scare to vote Yes on it by the […]
Let’s take a look at Eugene Cerbone’s claims on his flyer and compare them to the city documents. Cerbone’s flyer stated these are his accomplishments on behalf of the DSA and the members. Cerbone states he negotiated the current contract and the extension for a 15.5% wage increase. Here’s the Truth over the last 4 […]
Lomba for President First 100 Days: I Will make these Priority DSA Issues; Get us more money, Fix the Staffing Shortage, Stop Cross Division Detailing, Stop the Global Draft, Return Seniority Rights, Replace Aging and Unsafe Vehicles, Increase Training Hours with Job Related Training, Secured Parking I Will have three professionals audit our contract to […]
In 2015 something happened that shocked the members. What was it? It was the outcome of the Executive Board Election. This was Eugene Cerbone’s second term as President. What was shocking about it was that every person that Cerbone endorsed Won and they all averaged 300 votes. This was at a time when the majority […]
In September 2014 all the Senior Deputies were in for a SHOCK? The days when they were eligible to qualify and test for the Lieutenants position were gone. When the LT’s Exam announcement came out the Senior Deputies were eliminated from the qualifications and could not test for the promotional job opening. The Senior Deputies […]
Has the Association Executive Board forgotten the Oath they took? Are they looking out for your best interest or have they turned into a yEs-Board for admin? A yEs-Board meaning that they have forgotten we are a union that fights, defends and looks after the members best interest. Let’s break down parts of the Oath.
What happened with the 15 Minute Briefing Pay negotiations in 2014? Why didn’t we get retroactive pay? Why didn’t we get overtime for the 15 minute briefing going forward? Let’s take a look at some documents and facts. When Cerbone became DSA President in 2014 why did he settle a MULTI-MILLION Dollar Lawsuit for no […]
Dear friends, I want to share with you what I have told my family. As the fires continue, their will be more smoke in the air from a mixture of burnt items, plastics, chemicals, construction materials, etc…. that will effect your health.