Local 21 Delegates Move To Put More Funds Toward Political Action


At the Delegate Assembly on October 22, more than 125 Local 21 member leaders got together on a Saturday morning to democratically participate in Local 21. One of the actions taken by the Delegates was an overwhelming recommendation to divert 0.75 cents per member per month to the TJ Anthony Fund, Local 21's PAC, instead of the General Fund.

Women’s March in Oakland


Join the Local 21 contingent at the Women’s March in Oakland on Saturday, January 21st from 10am – 3pm. This march is a local solidarity action with the main march in DC on the same day.

Your Pension Costs Are Going Up


… And there’s something you can do about it! Vote for Al Casciato for the SF Retirement Board.

$320,000 Win for Members in Contra Costa County!


In November, an arbitrator awarded back pay for 11 Nurse Program Manager members totaling nearly $320,000 for working an enormous amount of unpaid hours at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.

San Jose’s Bitter Pension Battle Finally Ends In a Victory for Workers


Measure F's victory in San Jose on November 8 was one of the biggest triumphs for working families in the Bay Area. Measure F nullifies and replaces an illegal pension reform initiative, the infamous Measure B that passed in 2012.

Oakland Members to Get a New Office


The IFPTE Local 21 Oakland office will be moving in mid to late January.

A Letter of Unity in Response to the National Election


Given the outcome of the national election, this is a time for all of us to come together around the values we share. While the news on the national front is deeply troubling, local results were generally very good. Click through to see a Bay Area election summary.

Local 21 SFUSD Chapter Wins 2% Wage Adjustment


Due to a wage reopener in its current contract, the Local 21 San Francisco Unified School District Chapter has secured an additional 2 percent raise for members. This brings to 7 percent the overall wage increase for Local 21 members at the school district for the current fiscal year.

The 2016 Election


While the news on the national front is deeply troubling, locally, results were very good with just a few disappointments. Click through to see a summary of what happened with our endorsed candidates and ballot measures.

WE NEED YOU! CCSF Bargaining Survey Is On Its Way


Bargaining preparations are beginning and it’s time for members to make their voices heard. Look for the bargaining survey to come out within the next 2 weeks, and make sure you and your co-workers fill it out!