Show us the Facts on Health Costs

02/28/2017

It was standing room only at the state hearing in San Francisco on transparency in health care costs earlier this month.

Local 21 Members are Making Racial Equity a Priority

02/28/2017

Local 21 members are participating in yearlong trainings on advancing Racial Equity in government.  The program is produced by the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) and features a structured curriculum that “advances racial equity and transforms government.”

DC Lawmakers tell Local 21 Members: Make More Noise!

02/28/2017

That was the message from Bay Area members of Congress to Local 21 at our International Union's Legislative Conference in Washington DC earlier this month.

Local 21 Everyday Heroes Respond to San Jose Flood

02/28/2017

Late February, as thousands of South Bay residents evacuated neighborhoods during heavy rain and flooding, Local 21 members prepared for the storm, kept the region updated, sheltered those affected, and repaired communities afterward.

Local 21-Endorsed Candidate Al Casciato Wins Retirement Board Election by Landslide

02/14/2017

Al winning the Retirement Board election means Local 21 regaining a seat at the table.

Sharp Increase in Contracting Out City Work is Cause for Concern

02/14/2017

Money spent in 4 city departments (PUC, SFO, MTA and SFPW) on contracting out has increased from $333,952,000 in FY 2013-2014 to a whopping $1,959,128,000 in FY 2015-2016.

Alex Tonisson Appointed to Citizen’s General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee

02/14/2017

Local 21’s Field Services Director Alex Tonisson has been appointed to the Citizen’s General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee (GOBOC).

Local 21 Member Leaders Recommend a “Yes” Vote on the Tentative Extension Agreement

02/14/2017

4,500 CCSF (City and County of San Francisco) chapter members will have the chance to vote on the TEA in the coming weeks.

From Capital and Main: Three Investigative Stories on Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee, Andrew Puzder

01/24/2017

There is little precedent for an American labor secretary to be associated with such an extensive record of alleged employment discrimination.

Sewage Rains Down on Local 21 Members at the San Francisco Hall of Justice

01/24/2017

Sewage oozed through ceilings and dripped down walls at the San Francisco Hall of Justice on January 3rd, forcing employees to vacate the building while trying to save files and other belongings. Local 21, along with MAA and MEA, filed OSHA complaints after the incident and there is an ongoing investigation in the works.

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