VICTORY! Tentative Agreement is reached at the 9 Union Healthcare Coalition Table in Contra Costa County

11/30/2018

At the 11th hour, a Tentative Agreement for a 3-year contract extension was reached in Contra Costa County. For years, County workers have seen their wage increases eaten up by out-of-control healthcare premium increases that made already unaffordable healthcare costs worse. The County ranks last in public employee healthcare costs in the Bay Area, with family premium costs that were set to rise to $947 per month on the Kaiser plan in 2019.

You Better Watch Out; There’s a New Grinch in Town!

11/30/2018

There’s a new Grinch in town: The Freedom Foundation. Instead of Christmas gifts, they’re trying to steal something more valuable: our voice and power at the workplace.The Freedom Foundation has officially announced that they are starting “Operation Worker Freedom” in California. Over the next six weeks, dozens of their canvassers will be deployed to harass workers like us at government office buildings in 10 major California cities.

Major Wins for Local 21 on Election Day

11/30/2018

Local 21 members scored major victories in the November elections. Across the Bay Area, Local 21 candidates and ballot measure won in over 85% of the races where our union made an endorsement.

Local 21 Members Strengthen Our Power through Leadership Academy Trainings

11/30/2018

At the Academy members build community with one another, learn about the forces that are impacting our economy, what we need to do to build power, and gain leadership skills.

Help Get Out the Vote

10/30/2018

No matter where you live, there is something you can do to help. Join as we make calls and knock on doors to remind voters to exercise their rights.

Local 21 Hayward Members Get a New Contract Through Unity and Membership Strength

10/30/2018

Union solidarity and strong membership were important factors for the successful contract campaign. We had a strong start to the bargaining campaign with an ice cream social kick off in front of City Hall; we made sure City Councilmembers saw our solidarity.

Sunnyvale Members Win More than $264,000 in Unpaid Overtime

10/30/2018

Members from one of Local 21’s newest chapters have won a major grievance over mandatory unpaid work. Though the numbers are still being calculated, the settlement will be more than $264,000 and will be distributed to 23 current members and 13 retirees.

Mabuhay! October is Filipino American History Month!

10/30/2018

Here are a few facts about Filipino American history that might surprise you and make you say “Talaga?” (Really?)

Local 21 Members Hold Event to Feed the Homeless

10/17/2018

Members from the Health Care Professionals Chapter planned and held a volunteer event where Local 21 members gave back to the community through volunteer work.

CCSF Bargaining is Around the Corner

10/17/2018

As we head into contract bargaining with the City and County of San Francisco, the state of our Union is strong and we are getting stronger.  We are at over 90% membership throughout Local 21.

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