Research/ Legal Specialist Ana Guzina Leaves Local 21 to Work with Refugees


Ana Guzina, Local 21’s Research/Legal Specialist, is leaving her position to move to New York City to work as the Senior Staff Attorney for the Refugee Representation program at Human Rights First.

Retirement Board Votes to Increase Hedge Fund Investments- Against Local 21 Objections


Local 21 staff member Amihan Makayan spoke out against an increase to 15% at the meeting, arguing that such an increase does not represent the will of city workers.

Health Services System Open Enrollment is Coming!


Open Enrollment for your health benefits begins October 1st. Make sure you are taking advantage of all the benefits that are offered by HSS! Below are some key things to look for.

Employee Development Fund System for Pre-Approval is Open


Online tuition reimbursement system is open for FY17/18 pre-approval requests. The system opened on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. You can find the forms here.

Join Us for Our First Local 21 API Caucus Gathering Over Karaoke!


We are having our first Local 21 API Caucus get-together on Monday, September 25th at 5:30pm at the Mint. RSVP here!

Revenue is Way Up in The Bay Area, But Employers Are Still Looking for Give-Backs from Public Employees


Even in good economic times, employers are still trying to balance budgets on the backs of public workers.

CA Labor History: 150 Years Ago, Chinese Railroad Workers Staged the Era’s Largest Labor Strike, Proclaiming: “All the Same Good for Chinamen”


The men, many of them from Canton in southern China, had demands: They wanted pay equal to whites, shorter workdays, and better conditions for building the country’s first transcontinental railroad.

Donate to The Texas Workers Relief Fund and Help Fellow Union Families in Need


Union members help each other in times of disaster, and unions affiliated with the Texas AFL-CIO are participating in rescue and relief efforts.

Registration For The October 28th Delegate Assembly Is Now Open!


Click here to RSVP now. If you are a chapter Delegate or Acting Delegate for this Assembly, we must receive your RSVP by Friday, October 20th.

Get Ready to Vote: Your Ballot For the 2017 CalPERS Board Election Will Be In Your Mailbox Soon!


There are two Member-at-Large seats on the CalPERS Board up for election this fall, and IFPTE Local 21 is endorsing the two labor candidates: David Miller and Michael Bilbrey.