Posts tagged Los Angeles County
Deputy union sues over investigation into Sheriff’s Department gangs, order to show tattoos
May 23, 2023 // The Sheriff’s Department has long faced allegations about secretive deputy groups running amok in certain stations and jails, controlling command staff and promoting a culture of violence. A Loyola Marymount University report released in 2021 identified 18 such groups that have existed over the last five decades, including the Executioners and the Banditos.
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.