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January 6, 2014

Obituary: California state psychiatric technician union chief headed association more than 13 years

Tony Myers, a California psychiatric technician who rose through the ranks to lead his profession’s state labor union for more than a dozen years, died on New Year’s Day following a brief illness.

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