On September 10, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved the new Choices medical and dental premiums and life insurance rates for next year, beginning January 1, 2020. By now, all active employees should have received the open enrollment book in the mail for the Choices plans. Read More
Star & Shield Magazine
A true discussion is when both sides are listening to understand, not just listening to reply.
Lately, we at PPOA have had discussions where listening to understand has brought about results or is trending toward a path for improvement for custody assistants. Read More
If you ask just about anybody working for the Sheriff’s Department, they will likely tell you that the job can be a thankless one. That’s not a complaint as much as it is a reality for personnel at agencies everywhere. Whether your uniform is tan, white, green or blue, it is rare to receive public acknowledgement for a job well done. Read More
Once upon a time a Department executive told me a story. This executive said, “Sergeants and lieutenants are like a can of beer. You reach into the fridge, grab a fresh one, pop it open and drink it up. You drink it until it gets warm or you have sucked nearly everything out of it. Once you’re done, you toss it and grab fresh one.” Read More
As I slowly assimilate into the role of retiree, I look forward to reading the daily emails from Moon. I look forward to the Retiree Roundup, and I am starting to add retirement events to my calendar as doctor appointments get fewer. Read More