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

08/31/2017

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!

08/31/2017

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!

08/31/2017

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.

Asian American Local 21 Members “Ready for a Greater Voice in Our Union”

08/31/2017

Local 21 members and staffers went to the APALA (Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO) conference in Anaheim, California in August.

APALA is the first and only national organization of Asian American workers dedicated to the training, empowerment, and leadership of AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islanders) within the labor movement.

Health Services System Changes Policy, Thanks to A Local 21 Member’s Activism

08/16/2017

When Robin Hansen realized that existing HSS (Health Services System) policies regarding health coverage for adult children with disabilities seemed to unfairly penalize the parent and child, she set about to change it. 

Planners Chapter Take Telecommuniting and Hiring Inequities into Their Own Hands

08/16/2017

Local 21 is not in bargaining for another two years because of our contract extension, but that’s not stopping members of the Planners and Environmental Specialists Chapter from identifying and working on some of their biggest workplace problems right now.

In the World of Exempt, One Day You’re In, The Next Day You’re Out

08/16/2017

There seems to be some major misconceptions about exempt positions that need to be addressed so that Local 21 members don’t get fooled. Read this article and protect yourself!

Local 21 Welcomes Experienced Counsel Kenneth Page as Research, Communications & Training Director

07/31/2017

Street activist-turned-attorney Kenneth Page has joined Local 21 as the new Research, Communications, and Training Director.

New Employee Orientation Bill Strengthens Our Ability to Organize

07/31/2017

The newly minted New Employee Orientation Law opens up broad space for public sector unions in California to more fully represent and organize our members.

Local 21 Welcomes Award-Winning Researcher Kristen Schumacher

07/31/2017

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Kristen Schumacher lives, breathes, and embodies the labor movement.

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