October Oakland Bulletin: Endorsements, City Re-Org, Lunch and Learns


Our special Election Edition of the Oakland Bulletin is out.

On the front page, you will find all the information about our upcoming Chapter Elections. While Members received an email announcing the details for their specific Chapter, you can find all the information here as well.

Oakland Looks to Restructure Transportation and Public Works


Attached are the detailed organizational charts for both the new Department of Transportation and the re-designed Public Works as well as a narrative that describes the changes. 

We appreciate Member questions and suggestions and we look forward to our next conversations about this restructuring. As we get feedback from Members about impacts to your work, we will work with Members directly to address those issues.

Attached are the four documents related to the reorganization:

Lunch and Learn Political Action Booklet


August’s Lunch and Learn was all about Political Action and our booklet is a one-stop shop to learn not only about our Principles for Legislative and Political Action, but about our Endorsement Process, how our political process works in the real world via the Oakland Police Commission example and more. These processes are how Members in Local 21 can have a voice in politics in Oakland and beyond and is worth a read and keeping a copy as a resource for the future.

Oakland Bulletin: City Council Endorsements, PW/DOT Re-org, Labor Day Picnic, And More!


Our September Bulletin has information about the outcomes of our endorsement votes, but we can report that Oakland members voted to endorse in several Oakland races:

Learn Your Rights to Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)


If you have a serious or chronic medical condition or a close family member has a medical condition, you can get guaranteed time off to take care of yourself or your loved ones. To learn the ins and outs of FMLA, review this booklet and know that you can contact our Union if you have questions, see information from Administrative Instruction 567 or contact Oakland's Risk Management at 510-238-6488.

Oakland Bulletin: Chapter Elections, Labor Day Planning, and More!


This is a super-sized newsletter for August and here are the important highlights:

Oakland Bulletin: Updates on Lunch and Learns, Potential Head Start Layoffs and a New Citizen Police Commission


With a highlighted report on the first rounds of our new Lunch and Learns in the City of Oakland, this month’s Oakland Bulletin contains important information about potential layoffs in the Head Start program, potential impacts to Bargaining Unit Members in the Oakland Police Department if the ordinance about a citizen police commission makes its way through the system and more. The Oakland Bulletin is delivered once a month to members in the City of Oakland. 

Oakland MOU


The Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Oakland and IFPTE Local 21, effective July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017.

Oakland MOU

Committee Updates: June Oakland Bulletin


Employe Relations has long reassured Local 21 in each of our monthly meetings and in follow up conversations that they were dedicated and able to meet the agreed upon deadlines for contract implementation.

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