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Douglas Emmett Health, Safety & Maintenance

DE Engineers in Santa Monica Vote YES For Representation and a Voice at the Workplace Pinned Post!

Posted: February 15th, 2018

On Friday, February 9, Engineers at three Douglas Emmett buildings in Santa Monica, California voted unanimously to form a union with Operating Engineers, Local 501. The Engineers will begin negotiating a contract to secure better working conditions and also access to superior training facilities that will redound to the benefit of Douglas Emmett and its building tenants.

Tagged: Tenant Issues - Health, Safety & Maintenance

Support maintenance engineers fighting for a UNION!

Posted: April 22nd, 2019

Engineers at Douglas Emmett properties in Los Angeles make the city work. They voted to stand together in a union so they’d have a voice. A voice for better pay. A voice for safety on the job. A seat at the table when the company makes decisions that affect workers and their families.

But Douglas Emmett is defying these workers’ federal right to join a union and bargain collectively. The company is engaging in union-busting, plain and simple.

Tagged: Tenant Issues - Health, Safety & Maintenance

Douglas Emmett Inc. Renews Executive Contracts

Posted: January 23rd, 2019

Three executives at Douglas Emmett Inc. have received renewed 5-year employment agreements. The Los Angeles-based real estate trust’s chief executive officer, chief operations officer and chief investment officer all received generous contracts extending their employment until 2023 even though the company pays many of its skilled engineers minimum wage to live in one of the country’s most expensive cities.

Tagged: Tenant Issues - Health, Safety & Maintenance, Tenant Issues - Executive Compensation

DE Quarterly Dividend

Posted: January 4th, 2019

On 6 December 2018, Douglas Emmett Inc. announced that its Board of Directors had declared a quarterly cash dividend on each share of its common stock of $0.26, or $1.04 on an annualized basis. The dividend will be paid on January 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2018. This represents a 4% increase over the company’s prior 2018 quarterly dividend of $0.25.

Tagged: Tenant Issues - Health, Safety & Maintenance, Tenant Issues - Executive Compensation

Local 501 Members March for Engineers

Posted: March 6th, 2018

Members of Operating Engineers Local 501 continue to exercise their First Amendment and Labor rights, rallying in support of Maintenance Engineers in Woodland Hills, California who are working under substandard conditions at Douglas Emmett. Additionally, numerous federal Unfair Labor Practice charges against Douglas Emmett concerning the company’s conduct at Woodland Hills are pending before the National Labor Relations Board.

Tagged: Tenant Issues - Health, Safety & Maintenance


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