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Union Officer Elections Results!
The Union Officer Elections for the positions of Executive Board General and Trustee were held on December 7, 2021, from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Union Hall. The winning candidates for each of the positions are listed below.

Executive Board General for a 2-year term – Ameer Khan
Trustee for a 3-year term – Chris Manning

Thank you to everyone who came out to vote!

AFSCME Union Officer Elections

Nominations for Union Officer positions will take place at a Special Meeting on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM at the Union Hall. Nominations will close after 3 calls have been made for each position. Elections will be held on December 7, 2021 (see flyer). If needed, a run-off election will be held on December 14, 2021. Any member with more than one (1) year of active membership is eligible to be nominated. You will also receive this notice vis U.S. mail.

Per AFSCME Constitution, voting must be conducted face-to-face. Due to social distancing requirements, the meeting will be held right outside the Union Hall due to COVID-19 and all employees coming to vote must wear a face mask.

Union Executive Board Update

John Berak has resigned as Vice President. On June 15, 2021, Bogdan Corsovic was nominated and elected by the Executive Board of Local 2432 per the AFSCME Election manual to complete the requirements of the remaining term.

Mr. Corsovic has been vigorously pursuing education in AFSCME and representing our members for the past year from Beach Safety and is being proactively involved with protecting our union and membership, City wide. Please give him your welcome and support .

The existing term of Vice President ends on December 31st 2021. The Union will be holding nominations and elections later this year.

In Solidarity

Meeting with the City Manager: Telecommuting Due to COVID-19

Hollywood AFSCME Local 2432 has been working with the City to address concerns and guide its members regarding safety in the workplace due to COVID-19. Some of these concerns have been related to telecommuting to accommodate greater physical distancing in the workplace.
On July 7, 2020, Local 2432 representatives had a phone meeting with the City Manager to discuss our concerns regarding the status of the existing protocol for telecommuting and any possible updates to it due to the apparent increase in the spread of the COVID-19 in the South Florida area.

Per the meeting discussion, requests for telecommuting are still being accepted. AFSCME agreed to help get the word out to its members that employees who would like to telecommute, whether they telecommuted or were previously denied, may re-apply in writing for the City Manager’s approval. The City Manager advised that granting the requests will be made on a case-by-case basis.

In Solidarity,

AFSCME Local 2432

Meeting with the City – Return to Work Site Concerns

Local 2432 representatives met with the City yesterday to discuss our concerns regarding work site safety conditions and the short notice given for employees to end Telecommuting. The Union gave accounts of recent incidents where the Union had to intervene for employees who had been directed to return to a work site that had not been changed to meet CDC guidelines for social distancing or protective barriers put in place to protect both the employee and the public.

Deputy City Manager George Keller and Human Resources Director Tammie Hechler both committed to ensuring that employees have a safe work site. They advised that Management had been directed to ensure that work sites met social distancing guidelines and arrangements be made for employee and public safety.

If you are at a work site that does not meet social distancing guidelines (6 feet), please email us at and Deputy City Manager Keller assured us that those sites would be addressed.

Per Deputy CM Keller, approval for continued Telecommuting requires documentation from your doctor showing COVID related concerns. Deputy City Manager Keller advised that the City Manager’s Office and Human Resources are reviewing applications from employees to continue Telecommuting. The final approval or denial will be done by HR/City Manager’s Office (not the Department). All requests will be forwarded to HR/City Manager for review. If you completed a request and you believe it was not sent to HR by your department, please notify HR.


Return to On-Site Work – Member Concerns, Request to Meet with the City

In response to the City Manager’s memo directing employees to end telecommuting and return to their work sites on Wednesday, June 10, members have reached out to report that they have concerns about the safety of their on-site work areas due to COVID-19.

President Christopher Cassidy has requested a meeting with the City to discuss your concerns and get these issues addressed. Please see the attached letter to the City.
In Solidarity,
AFSCME Local 2432

Reminders: Healthcare Survey and Member Picnic, Saturday, Feb 24th @TY Park

If you haven’t already, please take a few minutes to complete the healthcare survey.  Your input is important as we give feedback to City Management about the current Cigna  plan  – healthcare survey link

Also, there’s still time to RSVP for the picnic!  E-mail with your name and number of guests (immediate family please). 


Come out for a day of food and fun on Saturday, February 24th @ TY Park – Pavilion 12 from noon – 4 PM.  We appreciate the hard work and contribution of our members and look forward to a day of play for us and our families (immediate family please).  Feel free to bring a game ball as there’s plenty of open field space near the pavilion.  We’ll also have a bounce house, games, and face painting for the kids and food from Scruby’s BBQ!

If you plan to come out, please send an email to with your name and how many people you’ll be bringing by Friday, February 2nd.  Hope to see you there!

Reminder: Union Member Meeting, Tuesday, 3/21 @ 6:30 PM

AFSCME Local 2432 Brothers and Sisters,

Just a friendly reminder that our monthly Union member meeting is tomorrow, 3/21 @ 6:30 PM at the Union Hall: 2734 Hollywood Boulevard (parking in the rear).  Come out every 3rd Tuesday of the month to share your concerns, meet other members, and hear the latest on topics that are of interest to our members.

We Make Hollywood Happen