Join IFPTE Local 21

Membership builds our collective power to win stronger pay, benefits, and public services. If you want to protect our rights and help expand them, you should join your union today.

By joining IFPTE Local 21, you will:

Who is IFPTE Local 21?

IFPTE Local 21 represents over 11,000 public sector professionals, all working in key local government positions around the Bay Area. We understand the role that public servants play in carrying out the missions of city departments and agencies. We are dedicated to serving the public and championing our community.

We fight for the things public workers care about:

What is a union?

Unions are workers who stand together to bargain with their bosses for better pay, safer working conditions, and good benefits. Individually, workers don’t have much power in the workplace. But when we act collectively, we have a seat at the table and can influence our employers.


We provide comprehensive support in enforcing contracts, increasing bargaining power, and negotiating at the table.