Announcement of Nominating Committee Candidates for Executive Committee Officer Elections


Interested candidates can also declare their candidacy by submitting a petition, posted on the Local 21 website. An eligible candidate must obtain no less than 20 signatures (and identifying information) from regular members in good standing and deliver the petition to the Elections Committee Chair no later than close of business on Tuesday, October 10.

Local 21 Members at Risk of Deportation


Immigration is a union issue. Two Local 21 members are struggling with the effects of 2 different policies that are aimed at reducing lawful residency in the US.

October Delegate Assembly Speaker Confirmed! 


Don’t forget to RSVP for the Delegate Assembly on October 28thby registering on the Eventbrite linked here.

Representative/ Organizer Subha Varadarajan Leaves Local 21 After 11 Years to Work on Organizing Against the Muslim Ban


After working at Local 21 for 11 years, Representative/Organizer Subha Varadarajan is moving on to be the a Legal and Outreach Fellow for both the National Immigration Law Center and the Council for American and Islamic Relations.

Research/ Legal Specialist Ana Guzina Leaves Local 21 to Work with Refugees


Ana Guzina, Local 21’s Research/Legal Specialist, is leaving her position to move to New York City to work as the Senior Staff Attorney for the Refugee Representation program at Human Rights First.

Retirement Board Votes to Increase Hedge Fund Investments- Against Local 21 Objections


Local 21 staff member Amihan Makayan spoke out against an increase to 15% at the meeting, arguing that such an increase does not represent the will of city workers.

Health Services System Open Enrollment is Coming!


Open Enrollment for your health benefits begins October 1st. Make sure you are taking advantage of all the benefits that are offered by HSS! Below are some key things to look for.

Employee Development Fund System for Pre-Approval is Open


Online tuition reimbursement system is open for FY17/18 pre-approval requests. The system opened on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. You can find the forms here.

Join Us for Our First Local 21 API Caucus Gathering Over Karaoke!


We are having our first Local 21 API Caucus get-together on Monday, September 25th at 5:30pm at the Mint. RSVP here!

Revenue is Way Up in The Bay Area, But Employers Are Still Looking for Give-Backs from Public Employees


Even in good economic times, employers are still trying to balance budgets on the backs of public workers.