Local 21 Unanimously Votes to Hire New Executive Director Debra Grabelle at Special Delegate Assembly
Debra, with more than 25 years of union experience, starts her employment on Monday, April 2, 2018.
Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Janus v. AFSCME
If this case becomes law, a multi-million dollar campaign will be launched by anti-union forces to try to convince union members to drop their membership too.
Oakland Members Overwhelmingly Vote Yes to Contract Ratification
It was a long and hard fight, but the tenacity and collective action of public employees has moved us toward a better contract.
Sign a Gold Card Today! Choose Union!
Have you signed a Gold Card yet? It's going to take all of us together to keep our union strong. Recommit to our union today!
Local 21 Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!
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May is Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month— Celebrate with us!


In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage month, we will be sending emails next month on prominent API activists who have made a difference in American history. We will also be hosting a Local 21 API Caucus karaoke on May 17th. RSVP for the event here! Everyone is welcome, regardless of background.


International Convention Election Results


On Thursday, April 5, ballots were mailed to all members in good standing in the three contested regions: San Francisco, the East Bay, and Oakland.

Letter from Retiring Executive Director Bob Muscat


I want to take this opportunity to express my deep appreciation to the members of Local 21 for the honor of being Local 21’s Executive Director for eleven years. Local 21 has many achievements to be proud of in the union’s more than 40 year history, but together we transformed our union in the last decade.