Paragon System, Inc Protective Service Officers Set To Walk Off The Job Next Week @ GSA ROB Building Washington DC

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LEOSU-DC is also Planning information Picketing @ GSA & Homeland Security Sites Throughout Washington DC, In The Coming Weeks As Well As 26 Federal Plaza In New York City, Where Paragon Systems Provides Security Services.

Paragon Systems Informational Picket Sign

The LEOSU-DC Is Planning Informational Picketing @ GSA ROB Building 301 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20410 Sometime Next Week.

Martin Luther King jr Once Said "Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere. It's Time Paragon System RESPECT Its Officers & Our Union LEOSU-DC" Steve Maritas

A few weeks ago the Law Enforcement Officers Security Unions LEOSU-DC had met with Paragon systems Vice President and General Counsel Laura Hagan to discuss the Unions economic proposal.

Much to their surprise Paragon was not willing to give the protective service officers working at GSA ROB building a raise this year.

Within an hour of the news the Paragon protective service officers working at GSA ROB, reacted to the statement and Paragon's no raise position by calling for a call to action.

What happened next was a total of 18 officers called off work the next day in a show of solidarity.

While the law protects employees in regards Protected Concerted Activity, Paragon decided to take action against its officers by informing certain individuals not to report to work until further notice.

The LEOSU-DC immediately took action against Paragon by filing federal charges with the NLRB and sending out a mass email to GSA top officials from all around the country notifying them of the Unions intention to call a strike at GSA ROB building. Within hours of this mass email, the GSA ROB Paragon officers started to receive phone calls to return to work immediately.

The LEOSU-DC is now planning a walkout and informational picketing at the GSA ROB location sometime next week. In addition the Union is planning informational picketing at several other GSA and Homeland Security sites around DC & 26 Federal Plaza in New York where Paragon provides security services noted LEOSU-DC organizing Director Steve Maritas " As Martin Luther king Jr. once said "Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere.

The Law Enforcement Officers Security Unions LEOSU-DC is the authority of Law Enforcement Unions representing special police officers, protective service officers and campus police officers @ NASA HQ, Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Custom Border & Protection (CBP), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), GSA ROB Building, Georgetown University and Catholic University just to name a few.

For more information: http://www.LEOSUDC.ORG

CONTACT: Steve Maritas LEOSU-DC Organizing Director 202-595-3510
ADDRESS: 1155 F Street NW #105 Washington, DC 2004    

SOURCE Law Enforcement Officers Security Unions LEOSU-DC, LEOS-PBA

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