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On Monday, April 22, California College of the Arts (CCA) non-faculty staff voted overwhelmingly to form their union with SEIU 1021.
Nurses and Healthcare Workers Sound the Alarm on Short-Staffing, Increased Pressures on Public Health Services Resulting from Rising Income Inequality
SF Healthcare Workers Demand Mayor Breed Invest in Programs and Workforce that Address Complex Mental and Physical Health Needs Stemming from Growing Public Health Crisis
City Workers, Housing Advocates and Gig Workers March from San Francisco City Hall to Uber Headquarters to Deliver Message for Gig Companies to Stop Shortchanging Public Services
In a city as absurdly rich as San Francisco, there is no reason for thousands of families to be left behind. The City is experiencing unprecedented wealth. Last year alone, city revenues were up to more than $10 Billion.
On April 4th at SF City Hall, over 75 members of SEIU 1021 and
IFPTE Local 21 lined up for public comment to ask the SF Board of
Supervisors Government Audit & Oversight Committee to stop the
abuse of temporary and exempt workers city workers. Temporary and
exempt workers lack job security, and most workers have fewer
benefits and protections.
“We’re more than workers of the Housing Authority. Many of us are former residents. This isn’t just a job for us. It’s our community. We owe it to the residents who are struggling to get by to fight for it,” said Carol Homes who works as an eligibility worker at the San Francisco Housing Authority (SFHA) “Handing it over to some private organization isn’t the answer.”