Oakland

Oakland Workers and Community Members Rally for a Fair Budget

06/29/2011

On June 21, Local 21 Oakland members joined with about 200 other City workers and community members to rally for a fair budget that would save jobs and services. The City of Oakland is facing a nearly $128 million projected deficit over the next two years and is considering drastic cuts to services and layoffs to close the gap.

Local 21 Fights Privatization of Oakland Museum

06/10/2011

Local 21 has filed an Unfair Labor Practice charge against the City of Oakland for contracting out positions that are currently held by Local 21 members at the Oakland Museum. 

Oakland Members Question Police Budget at May 12th Budget Hearing

06/10/2011

Wearing brightly colored “Fair Share” stickers, a large crowd of fired-up Local 21 Oakland members joined residents and packed Council Chambers for the May 12th second hearing on the FY 11-13 budget. 

Council members had their first opportunity to question Police, Fire, CEDA and PWA Agency and Department heads on details of their budget proposals.  Council members Nancy Nadel and Libby Schaaf pointed out to OPD Chief Batts that the only concession in the Police budget was to cut 10 Neighborhood Services Coordinators, which are non-sworn Local 21 positions. 

Alameda Labor Council Honors Two Local 21 Members

06/10/2011

Local 21 members filled two tables at the Alameda County Labor Council Award Dinner Friday night.  For the second year in a row, Local 21 members were among the honorees. 

Tom Manley, Local 21 Vice President for Legislative & Political Action, was honored for his volunteer political work, spending hundreds of hours phone banking and getting-out-the-vote in support of our candidates. 

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