IFPTE Local 21 on Supreme Court Janus Ruling: “Working People Know It’s Not the Billionaires Watching Out for Us”

06/27/2018

Local 21 condemns the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn decades of labor law precedent with Janus v. AFSCME.

Rise with Local 21 at the Sept 8. Climate Justice March!

08/08/2018

Local 21 is a proud partner for the Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice March. Join us on September 8, 2018, as we mobilize towards climate justice.

Local 21 Wins on Understaffing and Extended Range Issues

07/31/2018

Legal Assistants at the Public Defender’s Office noticed an ongoing issue of retention in the workforce, where talented co-workers were leaving for other jurisdictions or for the private sector. At the Department of Public Health, the IT Procurement Team was experiencing overwork, more job-related stress, and an increase in illness and the use of sick leave. Read more to find out how these Local 21 members successfully advocated for improvements in the workplace.

City Avoids Civil Service Process with Exempt Hires

07/31/2018

SFMTA and SFDPW are two of the city departments with the most egregious hiring records, with 35% of its workforce made up of exempt positions.

San Francisco is the First City with $15 Minimum Wage, Proudly Brought to You By Unions

07/31/2018

As a Supervising Compliance Officer, Robin Ho enforces San Francisco’s Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave ordinations, and investigates formal and informal complaints of non-compliance.

Oakland Holds First Training in Newly Revamped Steward Program

07/25/2018

“Participating in the steward training provided me with a valuable experience that will help me effectively represent my co-workers as a steward for Local 21.  We’re stronger when we know our rights and when we protect each other as a team.”

Despite Federal Attacks Against Public Sector Workers, California Stands with Us

07/25/2018

Thanks to SB 866, employers cannot intimidate employees from joining or staying in a union, must keep new employee orientation information confidential, and meet and confer with union before sending communications to employees about union membership and Janus v. AFSCME.

Local 21 Bargaining Wins and Upcoming Raises

07/24/2018

Members have stood together and fought for each other across our union. Here are some of the wins we have achieved!

Billionaire Groups Will Be Targeting Public Employees in the Bay Area

07/23/2018

What do you do when a Santa Clause paid by the Koch brothers shows up at your workplace?

Local 21 Werks it at SF Pride!

06/25/2018

LGBTQIA rights don’t stop at marriage equality; we are proud to fight for the rights of LGBTQIA employees at work.

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