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Thank you Rodney Fowler Sr. for your 32 years of service to the City of San Diego! And thank you for being a Union leader!

Calling all Council 36 members! There is a PLAC meeting this Wed. @ 6PM via Zoom. We will be interviewing candidates running to represent Assembly District 54.

The California legislature has provided California employees with additional paid sick leave benefits to combat the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On September 12 at 10AM, Local 119 and Local 773 along with the City of Commerce will be hosting a drive-thru food distribution event for our fellow community members in need. They will be giving away groceries as well as a hot plate item. School supplies will also be given to households with a school-age child in attendance. After the event, we will hear from Local leaders and City officials via Zoom. Attached are the flyers for the event. One flyer is in Spanish and the other flyer is in English.

Join us to meet labor leader Victor Gordo on August 26th at 4:30PM! He is running to be Mayor of Pasadena. He has been a part of the labor movement for years and we know he'll stand up for workers' rights.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsdOmvqz0vGdI-kvUT1aU5qynOTVR...

Ford & Wallach will be hosting a webinar about workers' compensation and how it pertains to COVID-19. It can be difficult understanding your rights during ths pandemic, and this webinar will help you understand some of those rights.

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Day 1

Black Lives Matter and the COVID-19 pandemic were common topics discussed on the first day of AFSCME’s 44th International Convention. Day one began with Dr. Reverend William J. Barber talking about some of the issues that the country is currently facing. He spoke about how essential and frontline workers are extremely important to this country, especially during this pandemic, and how AFSCME is continuing to fight to protect these members. “We call them essential but treat them like they’re expendable,” said Dr.

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We are having another PLAC meeting this Saturday at 2PM via Zoom. This is a great opportunity to question candidates about how they plan to better your workplace and/or community. Make sure your voice is heard!

The Los Angeles City Separation Incentive program closed yesterday at 3PM. At this time, the City Administrative Office is reviewing all applications to verify whether or not we reached the 1,300 threshold. It may take some time before we get the final numbers, so please be patient with us. As soon as we get the final numbers we will post an update on the AFSCME District Council 36 website as well as our social media pages. So, stay tuned!

Thank you to everyone who helped negotiate this program as well as everyone who helped us reach out to our members.