Home

SEIU 1021

Latest News

Post
SEIU 1021 members rally outside Richmond's City Hall in support of a strong contract and city services.

1021 Members Stick Together and Notch Big Wins Across the East Bay

In Richmond and Oakland, 1021 members have seen the power of unity pay off. Oakland’s Head Start program, which offers free early childhood education and family services to low-income residents, was scheduled to take big cuts, including closing three locations. Members and community partners spoke out against these cuts, and Oakland’s City Council voted to allocate money to keep the Franklin, Arroyo Viejo, and Tassafaronga sites open, without cuts or layoffs.

Post

SF Registered Nurses win huge arbitration victory restoring bilingual pay

Earlier this year, our union filed for arbitration over management’s decision to begin withholding bilingual pay for nurses. Management stopped administering the test for bilingual pay, and refused to continue to give bilingual pay from nurses who had already been approved.

Earlier this month, we finally got word that the arbitrator had issued his decision, saying that the City blatantly violated the MOU by:

Post

CalPERS Election: Interview with Candidate David Miller

The campaign for electing the next California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration goes on. One of the candidates running for re-election as a member of the Board of Administration is David Miller. First elected in 2017, Miller is running for a second term on the Board as a Member-At-Large Seat A.

Post
Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash

Say “NO” to the Recall! Volunteer today.
It's a Right-Wing Attack on Our Jobs and Our Communities

According to recent polling, if the election to recall Governor Gavin Newsom were held today, he would lose. Without a worker-friendly governor in office, our jobs would be in jeopardy, and our communities would be left with less of the support they need. 

Too many of our friends, co-workers, and family members aren’t taking this recall election seriously. You can help stand up for good, union jobs and services for our communities no matter where you live or work.

Post

CalPERS Election: Interview with Candidate Jose Luis Pacheco

The race for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration is on. One of the candidates running for a seat on the Board of Administration is Jose Luis Pacheco, an IT professional for the San Jose Evergreen Community College District. Pacheco also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the member-owned Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union. Additionally, Pacheco sits on the Board of Directors for Latinas Contra Cancer, a non-profit that addresses Breast Cancer health disparities in the Latina community.

Spotlight

Post

Caring about CalPERS: An interview with SEIU Local 1021 Retirement Security Committee Chair Cynthia Landry

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) manages pension and health care benefits for slightly over two million California public employees, retirees, and their families. Nearly one-third of CalPERS members are retirees receiving a monthly allowance from the pension and health care benefits system.

Cynthia Landry, the chair of the SEIU Local 1021 Retirement Security Committee, speaks about the importance of CalPERS, particularly on the diversity of its governing Board of Administration, and supporting labor:

Post

San Francisco Newsletter: August 2021

Welcome to the August issue of our monthly newsletter for SEIU 1021 members in San Francisco. You can read our July issue here, or keep reading below to see recaps of the big fights our members have taken on in the last month.

Post

North Coast News – August 2021
Check out what SEIU 1021 members are working on from Marin to Del Norte County!

All over the North Coast region, members and chapter leaders have been taking our fights to the boss, advocating for better wages, safer working conditions, and increased benefit support from their employers.  

Keep reading to see what’s new up and down California’s North Coast this month for SEIU 1021 members.

Upcoming Meeting Calendar

Post
Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash

Say “NO” to the Recall! Volunteer today.
It's a Right-Wing Attack on Our Jobs and Our Communities

According to recent polling, if the election to recall Governor Gavin Newsom were held today, he would lose. Without a worker-friendly governor in office, our jobs would be in jeopardy, and our communities would be left with less of the support they need. 

Too many of our friends, co-workers, and family members aren’t taking this recall election seriously. You can help stand up for good, union jobs and services for our communities no matter where you live or work.

Post

Labor Leaders Lead the March for the Build Back Better Plan

In the nineteen-thirties and forties, it was the labor movement that brought the United States, and the world, out of the Great Depression. Only a decade ago, it was millions of working-class people that saved the U.S. and the world from the worst of the Great Recession.

Now, COVID-19 has revealed the structural inequalities about how our profit-first society runs. The pandemic has laid bare the injustice we see in race, class, gender, ethnicity, and more. It has also exposed the indifference to human suffering that is endemic to a system that favors the few over the many.