Category Archives: Grievances

1993 Tardiness Grievance

From the Memoirs of a Public Librarian . . . In 1993 – at Exposition Park branch (LAPL) and at other branches – one of our work shifts was “11:30 am until 8:00 pm”. The LAPL Library Manual, however, recognizes what  my … Continue reading

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ITC v. LAPL Librarians: Is the tail wagging the dog?

To what extent are the traditional responsibilities of the professional librarian being swallowed up by the new technology? This question comes up due to the policy at LAPL whereby librarians are prohibited by ITC from downloading any programs to the … Continue reading

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1991 UERP Claim

A great silent power lurks behind LAPL management. The Librarians Guild (AFSCME 2626) is a labor union representing rank and file librarians. The problem is that it’s been dominated by supervisors. Their bargaining unit is somehow combined with that of … Continue reading

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