SEIU 1021 Statement on Sacramento City Unified School District Teachers’ Strike
(Sacramento, CA) – SEIU 1021, the union representing 2,000 Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) workers, released the following statement on the teachers’ strike scheduled for Thursday, April 11. SEIU 1021 represents bus drivers, instructional aides, custodians, teachers’ aides, clerks, child care attendants, food service workers, and special education aides across the district’s 81 schools.
“We recognize and respect that the decision to strike is one of the most important and difficult steps workers must make. The seriousness of the present dispute must not be underestimated. SEIU Local 1021 leadership will meet later this week, and we will reserve further comment until after we have met to discuss these developments.”
SEIU Local 1021 represents nearly 60,000 employees in local governments, non-profit agencies, health care programs and schools throughout Northern California, including 2,000 school workers in the Sacramento City Unified School District.