CCSF 2017 Bargaining Team Announced

11/21/2016

Bargaining season is almost upon us. The CCSF (City and County of San Francisco) contract expires on June 30, 2017, and Local 21 leaders begin bargaining with the City in January. Wasting no time in preparing for negotiations, San Francisco Vice President Gus Vallejo announced the 2017 CCSF Bargaining Team at the Oct. 19 Local 21 San Francisco Council meeting.

Retirement Board Election

11/21/2016

Al Casciato is a former President and Vice President of the Retirement Board who came out of retirement to run at the request of city workers. His reputation as a smart, steady advocate for a healthy pension fund is unsurpassed.

State of Local 21: “Our Union Is Strong”

10/31/2016

At the Delegate Assembly on October 22, more than 125 Local 21 member leaders got together on a Saturday morning to hear reports on the status of the union, learn more about collective bargaining, and democratically participate in Local 21.

Thank You to Local 21 School Board Super Volunteers!

10/31/2016

Fueled by pizza and pastries, the Local 21 members phoned hundreds of San Francisco residents from the offices of SEIU Local 1021 on Rhode Island Street, urging them to vote for incumbents Matt Haney and Rachel Norton and newcomer Stevon Cook.

Local 21 and Kaiser Healthcare Vice President Come Together

10/19/2016

Lead by Area Vice President for the Public Sector, Kate Kessler, the group had a productive conversation about ways to work together to promote member wellness.

Help Save Local 21 Members’ Jobs

10/19/2016

Vote No on Proposition M

Elect Al and Protect Your Retirement Benefits!

10/19/2016

Local 21 and almost all other city employee unions have joined with the retiree organization, Protect Our Benefits (POB) to endorse former Retiree Board President Al Casciato for the San Francisco Retirement Board.

SF Council Meets to Discuss an Extension Offer From the City

10/19/2016

The Local 21 San Francisco Council held a special meeting last week to discuss a potential extension of the current CCSF contract, which expires on June 30, 2017. Local 21’s Council leaders from around the city overwhelmingly agreed that the City’s informal salary offer was too low to merit a contract extension and waiving the right to bargaining over other issues.

Employer Tries to Get Around Local 21 to Contract Out Jobs, Loses, and Ends Up Paying Members Money

10/03/2016

Local 21 in Contra Costa recently settled an unfair labor practice charge after the County illegally contracted out bargaining unit work.

Anti-Union Pension Decision is a Slap in the Face for Public Employees

10/03/2016

A Marin County court ruling found that there is no absolute right to a fixed pension benefit or to specific pension calculations.The decision a shock to public employees in California.

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