Rehabilitation Professionals & Physician Assistants

The Rehabilitation Professionals chapter is comprised of physical, occupation, and speech therapists, as well as other rehab professionals. Collectively, they are responsible for proving much-needed therapies to San Francisco’s most vulnerable residents.

Chapter News and Events

What’s Happening to Our Pension Contributions?


We are pleased to announce that our contribution/cost sharing for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 remains the same as it currently is (FY 2017-18); our pension rates are NOT going up this year. This favorable news further illustrates how important it is for us to stay engaged and involved with the fight to protect our benefits; it makes a difference!

Local 21 Wins EDF Fund Increase to $900,000 for FY 2018-19


Local 21 has won another $150,000 to be added to the Employee Development Fund for FY 2018-19

Upcoming CCSF Worksite Meetings


Click here for upcoming worksite meeting times and locations!

Department of Technology Denies Local 21 Member’s Union Rights


Instead of proceeding with the meeting per the requirements of the law, Ms. Drygas-Andryszewski physically barred the Local 21 representative from entering the room by standing in the doorway.

December 2016 SFMTA Employee Wellness Update


Welcome to the SFMTA Employee Wellness monthly update.

Local 21 Member Stephen Brooks Receives Award


Stephen Brooks, a safety officer and Local 21 member in San Francisco since 1999, was honored in June with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Utilities Practice Specialty’s 2016 Safety Professional of the Year award.

San Francisco IT Members Work Around the Clock to Open the New Acute Trauma Center at Hospital


The new Acute Trauma Center at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH) opened on May 21, the culmination of years of planning and work.  Local 21 San Francisco IT Chapter Members are one group of Local 21 Members who contributed to the project, and have been an integral part of designing the new hospital in an era where medical services are increasingly dependent on technology.

After 10 Years, Equity for City IT Workers


Local 21 recently won a huge settlement agreement with the city that will provide raises for 200+ employees in the IT 1090 series. Years ago, the City moved most IT classes to a 10-step salary schedule series, but the 1090s were left behind in the old 5-step salary schedule, which over the years has led to a discrepancy in pay increases. This discrepancy will now be righted, because Local 21 has prevailed and secured an agreement from the City to move the 1090’s to a 10-step salary schedule.

Local 21, San Francisco Partner to Solve IT Hiring Crisis


Local 21 leadership has been working closely with the City for months to come up with win/win solutions to the IT Hiring Crisis that San Francisco currently faces. The City currently has more than 200 vacant IT job positions. Because of complex and lengthy hiring procedures, IT talent that could strengthen our public services and help relieve the burden on existing IT workers have gone elsewhere.

City Withholds $90,000 From Workers for Pre-Approved Educational Expenses


The Employee Development Fund (EDF) is a hard-won benefit that Local 21 negotiated to drive investment in member development. The fund enables members to receive the training they need to move up the Civil Service ranks and to provide the best city services.

As a result of recent negotiations, the fund was increased from $500,000 to $750,000 and the individual yearly cap was increased from $1,500 to $2,000.