Asst. CAO Tom Coultas and Personnel Head Maggie Whelan stood their ground Friday and told it like it is to the LA City Council when grilled about the chaos that might ensue at City Hall in coming weeks as 2,400 workers quit their jobs under the city Early Retirement Incentive Program. Coultas repeatedly pointed out the Council and mayor approved the ERIP plan despite clear warnings about its flaws in and out of City Hall and without regard for the problems in implementing it. Coultas had good reason to keep a smile on his face until this moment of truth — he’s among the 2,900 who have over-subscribed the plan.
“THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING, NEXT YEAR IS WORSE”
Read Perr’sy her lips while Rosendahl prattles::