Posts tagged Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

    LA County Sheriff’s employee sues union over inability to opt out of membership

    June 1, 2022 // "The point here is that the union could have done the right thing at any time," Snowball added. "When he originally requested to get out, the union simply could have effectuated the card that he signed with them in the 1990s, let him out, but they decided not to. They decided to just string him along like they do employees all the time and not do anything until he sued them and filed a temporary restraining order in federal court."

    Opinion: Lifting the Rock on Labor Union Corruption

    May 28, 2022 // Here’s how the scheme works: A public employee has money taken out of his or her paycheck and sent to a union representing their bargaining unit. The union, in turn, uses the money not only for collective bargaining activities, but also to fund radical political causes across California. When the employee finds out about it and objects, the union gives them the silent treatment or tells them to get lost

    AFSCME LOCAL THROWS IN THE TOWEL 3 HOURS AFTER BEING SERVED WITH PAPERS TO STOP UNCONSTITUTIONAL DEDUCTIONS

    May 23, 2022 // Craine’s lawsuit argues that his union card from 1999 controls his ability to end both his membership and the deductions, and any money taken after submission of his opt-out notice and spent by the union on political speech without contract or consent was a violation of the First Amendment.

    OPINION: Hypocrisy, Corruption And Politicking At One Of LA’s Largest Labor Unions

    May 23, 2022 // AFSCME’s response to our lawsuit reveals that it could have stopped taking money out of Craine’s paycheck when he first made the request. That would not only have been the honest thing to do, but correct under the terms of the card Craine signed in 1999.