What Are Our Association’s Goals? (How Can We Accomplish Them?) By Robin Nahin, CEA Staff A city employees association is a labor union. But, it’s not a big international union. It’s an independent, local organization representing the employees at that agency only. It is charged with the same legal rights and responsibilities as any union: […]
Author: Kara Natke
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF OUR ASSOCIATION?
It’s an understatement to say that public employees – and their employees associations — had to adapt to some BIG changes in the last decade. During the recession many associations had to face choices that affected the basic survival of their members and their families: furloughs verses layoffs, benefit cuts, capitulating to takeaways versus slugging […]