SACRAMENTO – It’s been a very busy week for California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) attorneys. In addition to their cases representing members and research in preparation for contract negotiations, the attorneys are also making time to visit with veteran and new members at their job sites or at lunchtime meetings.
This week, Senior Counsel Ryan Navarre traveled to Napa State Hospital and the Sacramento Department of Consumer Affairs to personally meet with two new members, a hospital police officer and an enforcement representative. Navarre introduced himself and the valuable benefits and services available to CSLEA members.
“Our CSLEA attorneys are so incredibly knowledgeable about Bargaining Unit 7 job classifications and the challenges within, that it makes perfect sense for them to meet with new and veteran CSLEA members,” said CSLEA President Alan Barcelona. “We don’t ever want our members to feel hesitant to call one of our six attorneys with a question or problem. When members have met with our attorneys, face to face, they feel more comfortable calling them. This is a huge benefit for members. Not only are they represented from beginning to end by highly qualified attorneys, they also have attorneys from the very beginning to explain all aspects of their jobs.”
In addition to meeting with new members, on December 19, 2018, Senior Counsel Jim Vitko met with 54 licensing registration examiners at their Department of Motor Vehicles Region 8 meeting in San Diego. Also in attendance were the president and vice president of the CSLEA affiliate California Organization of Licensing Registration Examiners (COLRE), Enrique Razo and Tim McCullough.
“We thank our members, new and veteran, for communicating with us on how we can best serve them,” said President Barcelona. “We work year-round for our members and deeply respect the public safety and consumer protection work they provide.”