Lamoin Werlein-Jaén Returns to Local 21

03/01/2018

Local 21 is happy to welcome back Lamoin Werlein-Jaén.

Oakland Members Overwhelmingly Vote Yes to Contract Ratification

02/28/2018

It was a long and hard fight, but the tenacity and collective action of public employees has moved us toward a better contract. We are extraordinarily proud of all our members.

Local 21 Members Fight Back Against Dress Code Impositions

02/26/2018

Imagine being and IT worker who hauls heavy tech equipment and crawls under dusty desks to fix computers, and getting a memorandum from your office that you are now required to start wearing dress slacks and professional business attire while doing your job.

Elect Fellow Local 21 Member Rafael Mandelman to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors!

02/26/2018

Rafael Mandelman, a member of Oakland’s Deputy City Attorney Chapter, is Local 21’s endorsed candidate for District 8 Supervisor on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

Know Your Rights!

02/22/2018

You have rights if you are the victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Recently, DHR sent a memo out to CCSF workers detailing these rights.

Delegate Assembly- Tools for Leading Change

01/31/2018

It was time to provide more tools for Volunteer Organizing Team members who have answered the call to duty and are on the front lines asking our co-workers to recommit to our union. With news that the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Janus v. AFSCME in February, the urgency is even more profound.

Members Take Action at Santa Clara Valley Water District Bargaining

01/31/2018

Despite the drizzle, nearly 120 members from Local 21 and AFSCME rallied in a show of solidarity for a healthy, fair contract while the Board of Directors met inside.

Local 21 Wins Big Arbitration Victory for Scapegoated Member

01/31/2018

It has taken almost 3 years, a 13-day arbitration hearing, and hundreds of hours of work and legal counsel, but justice has finally been served for Boland. The arbitrator has sided with Local 21 on all counts, and demanded that Ms. Boland be reinstated to her job- with back pay and full benefits.

East Bay Municipal Utility District Unit Overwhelmingly Ratifies New Contract

01/31/2018

We are pleased to announce that after more than a year of bargaining with the District, East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) finally reached an agreement and ratified the new contract this month. The members overwhelmingly voted in favor of the new contract with nearly 80% turnout.

Berkeley Unified School District Ratifies Tentative Agreement with Wins on Several Issues

01/31/2018

We are pleased to announce that Local 21’s Berkeley Unified School District Unit (BUSD) has ratified a Tentative Agreement with the District.

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