Sunnyvale Employees' Association

The Sunnyvale Employees' Association represents approximately 485 employees in 170 job classifications. Planners, engineers, parks maintenance, public works maintenance workers, water pollution control operators, mechanics, clerical, accounting and technical staff, as well as librarians and community services.

Chapter News and Events

Local 21 Members Honored as Pride of San José


Several Local 21 Members in our AEA, AMSP and CAMP chapters were recently named Pride of San José honorees.

The Pride of San José represent the highest level of public service and commitment to the City of San José and its residents. Honorees are chosen by City Manager David Sykes from nominations submitted by Department Directors and other Council Appointees. Sykes selected the following five teams for the 2017 Pride of San José awards based on the Employee Values of Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration.

AMSP Leader Urges Colleagues to be Union Strong





Andre Morrow spent the last 17 years running San Jose’s sports programs and, most recently, beautifying its parks.  Sometimes, he’s done that while wearing a purple Minnesota Vikings sweatshirt or an Ohio State ball cap.  But he’s always done it with passion and energy.

In March, the Maintenance Supervisor reached that golden milestone: retirement!

Super CEA Members Support Cupertino’s Seniors


For seniors, navigating the mazes of housing, healthcare and transportation can be confusing.  For some, it’s impossible … unless they have help.

Case managers Karen Goss and Adrianna Stankovich are there to connect the dots for Cupertino’s 50 and older population.

“I really enjoy working with elders.  I love the stories they tell,” Adrianna said.

South Bay News November: Holiday Party, Water District Bargaining & Sunnyvale Affiliation



See the South Bay News for November.  Highlights include:

  • Super CEA Members Support Cupertino’s Seniors
  • San Jose’s Pension Battle Finally Ends in a Victory for Workers
  • San Jose Senior Librarians Achieve Raise
  • ES, PMA Begin Hard MOU Bargaining
  • Sunnyvale Chapter Approved by Local 21 Delegates

San Jose TMC Workers Act as Symphony Conductors for City’s Roads


A San Jose Sharks hockey game.  Sidewalk repaving.  Bike lane improvements.  Inoperative traffic lights.

A typical day at San Jose’s Transportation Management Center can include all the above challenges for workers.

“Our goal is to make traffic safe, reliable and efficient for all modes,” said Bikram Kahlon, Associate Engineer at the City of San Jose and Member of IFPTE Local 21’s Association of Engineers and Architects (AEA).

Sunnyvale City Workers Overwhelmingly Vote to Join Local 21


The SEA (Sunnyvale Employees Association), an independent Association representing about 450 workers for the city of Sunnyvale, recently voted by an overwhelming margin of 91% to join IFPTE Local 21.

South Bay Members Support Bridging the Generational Gap Among Workers



Most workplaces have four generations under their roofs – Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers and Traditionalists. ES and PMA members at the Santa Clara Valley Water District are finishing up their first year by celebrating the qualities and skills of each age group.

South Bay News May: Next Gen Program at Water Distrct, Delegate Assembly Report Back, BBQ RSVPs


Check out this month's South Bay News.

Highlights include:


  • Delegate Assembly Report Back
  • San Jose’s Measure B Within Two Weeks of Demise
  • ES, PMA Members Begin MOU Bargaining Surveys
  • SCCEAA Members Get New Director
  • RSVP for 10th Annual South Bay BBQ – please remember to RSVP for the July 27 BBQ here --