Caring for Children who are Victims of Neglect and Abuse

09/01/2016

“Workers are in these meetings, sitting across form birth parents whose children have been removed from their care. It can get very emotional. The work is hard.”

Does Your Employer Digitally Monitor Your Activities at Work?

09/01/2016

Over the years, employers have used digital monitoring in disciplinary proceedings against Local 21 members, many times to the surprise of these employees. It is important that Local 21 members have the facts on what their employers are capable of monitoring so they can avoid unnecessary problems or unknowingly violate any policies.

Save the Date for the October Delegate Assembly!

09/01/2016

The Delegate Assembly is scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd at the Hotel Whitcomb in San Francisco. Please RSVP by Friday, October 14th.

Health Services Director Catherine Dodd Gives Insider Info at Multi-Union Meeting Hosted by Local 21

08/10/2016

Local 21 had the privilege of having Catherine Dodd, Director of the San Francisco Health Service System (HSS) at the August Public Employees Committee (PEC) meeting.

Local 21 Recommendations for the November Election are Out!

08/10/2016

Who is elected to local public office and which ballot measures win or lose have a direct impact on our jobs, professional development, wages, benefits, retirement security and our ability to provide the public with the top-quality services they deserve.

Employee Development Fund to Open This Week

08/10/2016

The online portal for Local 21 members to submit approval requests for employee development is expected to open this week.

SFO Creates Its Own Loophole to Avoid Paying Employees Their Due

08/10/2016

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has found a way to skirt around the contract they signed with Local 21. SFO has disregarded the existing guidelines and abused the process by assigning their engineers and architects to do the work of Project Managers, but is avoiding properly compensating them by improperly classifying them as “Contract Managers” instead.

Oakland Lunch & Learns: Oakland Members Empower Themselves Over Brown Bag Lunches

07/27/2016

The Oakland Contract Action Team (CAT) has been bringing education to Oakland workplaces with a series of Bring Your Own Lunch workshops.

City of Cupertino is Ready to Fight for Healthcare Relief and Fair Wages

07/27/2016

The newly affiliated CEA has hit the ground running, already conducting 10 negotiation sessions with the City of Cupertino. The Bargaining Team is now ramping up and pressing for real change in key areas like healthcare, wages, and employee rights with substantive proposals at the bargaining table.

What Mistakes Are Members Making That Could Cost Them Their Jobs?

07/27/2016

Here are some common scenarios where members make mistakes, sometimes with severe consequences.

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