Category: Legal Victories

On February 10th, 2022

CSLEA Enters into Agreement with DDS Regarding Compensation Owed to Peace Officer-I staff at PDC

The California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) regarding compensation owed Peace Officer I (PO I) staff at Porterville Developmental Center (PDC). As a result of the settlement, CSLEA has withdrawn a complaint filed with the Public Employment Relations […]

On January 29th, 2020

CSLEA Wins Favorable Decision Representing Two HPOs in Discrimination Complaint The decision orders DSH to reinstate the officers to active duty and issue them back pay, benefits and interest

Written by CSLEA Supervising Counsel David De La Riva PATTON - A discrimination complaint filed by California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Supervising Counsel David De La Riva on behalf of two Bargaining Unit 7 Hospital Police Officers (HPOs), Brandon Robinson and Trevion Kennard, has resulted in a favorable decision by the State of California […]

On January 24th, 2020

CSLEA Grievance Results in Mileage Reimbursement & Per Diem for Seasonal Lifeguards When called upon to work within the Ocotillo Wells District

By CSLEA Supervising Counsel Dave De La Riva Bargaining Unit 7 Seasonal Lifeguards employed by the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) are responsible for preventing drownings and performing swimmer rescues at State Parks and Beaches throughout California. During the winter months, Seasonal Lifeguards have also been called upon to utilize their training and life-saving […]

On January 13th, 2020

Court Rules in Favor of CSLEA and Hospital Police Investigator Mandates Department of State Hospitals to comply with POBR and allow Investigator to review and respond to adverse comments maintained in so-called confidential files

LOS ANGELES – On January 7, 2020, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James Chalfant ruled in favor of the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA)  and granted a Writ of Mandate requiring the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) to comply with the Public Safety Officers’ Procedural Bill of Rights (POBR) and allow a […]

On November 30th, 2019

CSH HPO’s Dismissal Overturned

COALINGA - On November 19, 2019, the State Personnel Board modified a decision by Administrative Law Judge Bruce Monfross whereby reducing Coalinga State Hospital HPO Paul Alejo’s Dismissal to a three-month suspension.  As a result, the Board ordered Officer Alejo back to work and he was owed more than three-months of backpay and benefits. DSH […]

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