City of Hayward

SEIU 1021
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City of Hayward Members Fight for—and Win—a New Contract

After several months of contract negotiations and high-visibility actions, Hayward workers have approved a new contract. The three-year agreement includes raises, in addition to other gains that would help workers continue to live and work in Hayward.

“By standing together, we let the City know that everyone who works for the City of Hayward deserves respect and a fair contract. We demanded it, and we got it,” said Clerical Chapter Acting President Felicia Sandoval.
 

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President Statement Regarding Tonight’s Hayward City Council Hearing To Impose A 5% Cut On Workers

Join Hayward workers in protest against imposition TONIGHT! Tuesday, Feb. 18, 5:30 PM @777 B St., Hayward, 94541

Statement from SEIU Local 1021 President Roxanne Sanchez:

Today, the Hayward City Council is holding a hearing to impose their own terms and conditions on Hayward’s city workers. The Alameda County Democratic Party, the Alameda Central Labor Council, members of the community and their own employees — all have urged them not to do so.

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Hayward City Workers Donate 280 Toys to Children in Low-Income Families

HAYWARD, CA — City Workers who have lost 17% of their incomes due to imposition earlier this year donated 280 toys at Hayward’s City Council meeting Tuesday night — one toy on behalf of each SEIU 1021 member that works for the city.

The toys are being donated in the name of Doris Rodriquez, a former Hayward City Councilmember, who passed away this week.

“Doris worked tirelessly on behalf of working families and improving the lives of children of Hayward,” said Gil Hesia, President of SEIU Local 1021’s Maintenance Chapter for Hayward.

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City of Hayward Chapter Welcomes New President and Vice-President and Prepares to Bargain a Fair Contract

On Monday, January 22, the City of Hayward chapter of SEIU 1021 welcomed two new officers to the Maintenance unit: President Gilbert Hesia, a Senior Utility Leader, and Alvin Ahquin, an Equipment Operator.

Both spoke to members at the lunchtime meeting, stressing the importance of solidarity and supporting the Bargaining Team as contract negotiations begin with the City.

As we prepare to bargain for a good contract, it is very important for every member to make sure their contact information is up to date.

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City of Hayward Workers Speak Truth to Power

This evening City of Hayward workers spoke before City Council to demand that Hayward Administrators restore cuts made to workers’ pay and benefits. Hayward Administrators are refusing to restore the cuts that were made three years ago, even after a judge found their actions to be illegal.

“A 17% cut in take-home pay forced people to retire from jobs that they loved,’” said Gil Hesia, Senior Utility Leader and President of City of Hayward Maintenance Chapter. “Bargain with your workers fairly.”

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City of Hayward Workers Speak Truth to Power

This evening City of Hayward workers spoke before City Council to demand that Hayward Administrators restore cuts made to workers’ pay and benefits. Hayward Administrators are refusing to restore the cuts that were made three years ago, even after a judge found their actions to be illegal.

“A 17% cut in take-home pay forced people to retire from jobs that they loved,’” said Gil Hesia, Senior Utility Leader and President of City of Hayward Maintenance Chapter. “Bargain with your workers fairly.”