June 2017 – MOU 22 was approved today June 27 by the Los Angeles City Council. It will be transmitted to the CAO for final salary schedule and effective July 9, 2017. You should receive your retro check sometime in August 2017.
June 2017 – Catastrophic Leave – The COA and UFLAC have jointly finalized the benefit that allows LAFD members to donate their banked VC, TS and other time into a bank so that members who have suffered a catastrophic tragedy can request paid leave when they run out of their own time.
June 2017 – COA sent a letter to the Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension Board opposing the elimination of LAFRA and other current medical plans for retirees. COA was successful in stopping this proposal and the LAFPP will now form a work group to address the issue.
June 2017 – COA met with UFLAC and Dr. Steven Froehlich the newly appointed UFLAC Psychologist. Dr. Froehlich has over 20 years of experience working with firefighters, first responders, and police officers. It was a great meet and greet and we look forward to working with Steve.