South Bay

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.

Letter to San Jose Members Regarding Retiree Healthcare Negotiations with the City

12/14/2012

There’s been no let up by the Mayor and his supporters in trying to move City employees backwards by cutting salaries, slashing benefits and weakening your rights. Local 21 responded...

South Bay Chapters Celebrate the Holidays

12/07/2012

Local 21's South Bay chapters celebrated at their annual holiday luncheon with more than 200 members in attendance.

Santa Clara Valley Water District Chapters Convene Joint District-Wide Meeting

10/31/2012

For the first time at the Santa Clara Valley Water District, we held a joint membership meeting between Local 21’s Professional Managers Association (PMA) and Engineers’ Society (ES) chapters, and AFSCME’s unit.

Hold Herrera Accountable: Walkers Needed this Weekend

10/17/2012

We have just 3 weekends left to walk precincts to Hold Herrera Accountable. Absentee voters have just begun returning their ballots. Rose continues to spread her lies about how she's saved city services and continues to blame employees for the city's problems.  

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