As DSA President, I have to share that completing larger structural business related improvements for the members has proven to be very challenging.Specifically, a complete bylaw rewrite via committee and the required Board Of Director(s) vote to formally ratify this process.This long overdue project must be done not only to update the very old bylaws […]
I wanted to give you a little review of a lot that happened in 2018. What we accomplished in 2018: I had increased communications with the membership on a large scale creating an email newsletter, increased activity to social media accounts and our own video productions. 1. Our biggest accomplishments of 2018 were saving […]
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.