South Bay

6th Annual South Bay BBQ Set for July 18

05/29/2013

Celebrate the summer with fellow Local 21 Members and catch up with colleagues while enjoying homemade BBQ treats like tri-tip and veggies. We’ll have a raffle and ice cream! Remember to RSVP to your chapter leader.

Santa Clara Valley Water District Member Appointed to Citizens’ Committee

05/24/2013

Long-time water resources professional Scott Akin was recently appointed to the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Citizens Advisory Committee.

Union Wins Sick Leave Payout Suit Against San Jose

04/11/2013

In an important and far-reaching decision, a Superior Court judge ruled in favor of Labor and found that the City of San Jose cannot unilaterally, retroactively eliminate Sick Leave payouts for employees who have a vested right to such deferred compensation.

Volunteer for Victory, Special Election on June 4

04/08/2013

Help other Local 21 Members elect Cindy Chavez, who supports the issues that matter most to working families, to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.

South Bay Chapters Gear Up for Special Election

04/01/2013

Expecting a short rest in 2013 from ongoing campaigning, our South Bay chapters are gearing up for a special election for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.

San Jose to Begin Negotiations Amidst Uncertainty with City’s Illegal Pension Reform Measure

03/18/2013

San Jose continues to be a workplace of uncertainty. Employee unions were in County Superior Court today requesting an injunction against Measure B, the City’s illegal pension reform. The move would stop the City from implementing key pieces of Measure B until the court determines the ballot measure’s legality. 

Major Setback for City, Mayor Reed in Measure B Litigation

02/14/2013

The entire City of San Jose workforce earned a major victory last week in the Measure B litigation, as the presiding judge over the consolidated pretrial motions ruled against the City in its attempt to dismiss several challenges by two Unions to the Mayor’s unlawful pension reform scheme. Measure B was a City ballot measure that unlawfully modifies pension benefits for city employees

Update to San Jose Members on Retiree Healthcare Negotiations

01/15/2013

The IFPTE Local 21 Negotiating Team has been meeting with the City over Retiree Healthcare. In mid-December we received the first written proposal from the City.

Update to San Jose Members on Retiree Healthcare Negotiations

01/15/2013

The IFPTE Local 21 Negotiating Team has been meeting with the City over Retiree Healthcare. In mid-December we received the first written proposal from the City.

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