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SEIU California Ballot Measure Endorsements:
To Increase Affordable Housing Opportunities, Members Say: YES on 2 and 10 and NO on 5

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in California today announced its positions on ballot measures for the November 2018 General Election. The 700,000 member organization of California’s working people took the following positions:

Proposition 2:  YES

Proposition 5:    NO

Proposition 6:    NO

Proposition 8:    YES

Proposition 9:    NO

Proposition 10:  YES

Proposition 11:  NO


SEIU California Endorses Four Congressional Candidates Ready to Stand Up for American Values, Keep Families Together
California Families Deserve Better than Republican Representatives Standing by Trump, while Immigration Officials Take Children from Parents

Sacramento, CA – As the mass separation of children from their parents and incarceration of immigrant families on United States military bases rages on, SEIU California released the following statement from Roxanne Sanchez, President of SEIU California and SEIU Local 1021, calling for a change in leadership in key California districts now represented by Republicans who are standing by President Trump and allowing child cruelty to happen on their watch.


More than 2,200 City of Oakland Workers Represented by SEIU 1021 Ratify Contract with the City of Oakland

Bringing more than ten months of bargaining to a close, the Oakland City workers represented by SEIU Local 1021 ratified a two-year contract with the City of Oakland on Friday, February 23.

With provisions that increase worker safety, provide cost of living adjustments, and address the working conditions of police and fire communications dispatchers, the contract takes steps to improve public services to Oakland residents and businesses.