Champions For Our Community: Darrick Shanahan


Champions For Our Community is an ongoing series by IFPTE Local 21 aimed at profiling our diverse members and the work they do to serve the public and protect the public sphere.

Massive Campaign Launch for Schools & Communities First


Local 21 members joined nearly 100 union siblings and community activists on November 16th to launch the Bay Area campaign to win Schools & Communities First, a transformative measure to reinvest in California’s public services.

Local 21 November 2019 Delegate Assembly: The Union Strikes Back!


We recently held our biannual Delegate Assembly on November 2nd at Preservation Park in Oakland. Over 100 members gathered to conduct regular business and build our organization. We chose a theme that evokes our proactive organizing since the Janus decision: The Union Strikes Back.

Join Local 21 CCSF Members in Celebrating the Holidays!


You are invited to join us on Monday, December 2nd at 5:30pm for a special opportunity—an All-Chapter Holiday Party!

Local 21 members from all over the City are coming together at City Hall this holiday season to celebrate our strength and accomplishments. All Local 21 members in CCSF can attend!

Local 21 Oakland Ratification Vote Information 2019


As information becomes available for the ratification vote, it will be posted here.

Join the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Work Group


First San Francisco Local 21

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Work Group Meeting

WHO: Local 21 Members

WHAT: Join us at our first SF Local 21 Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Work Group Meeting

Oakland City Workers, Community Organizations Protest to Expose Severe Understaffing


Bernie Sanders Lends Support to City Workers, Says 600 Vacancies Not Acceptable

11 Billion for Schools and Public Services Per Year


What could your department do with millions more in funding every year? That reality is around the corner. It's up to us!

Local 21 Bargaining


Bargaining season is in full swing for IFPTE Local 21 members around the Bay. Bargaining is an important part of what we do as a union, because it is a time where we demand justice for ourselves and our communities.

Local 21 Oakland Services and Vacancy Crisis Rally


We have rescheduled the Services and Vacancy Crisis Rally for Tuesday, April 16. The details are the same; meet at City Hall at 5pm for a short rally, followed by us going into City Hall Chambers to speak in front of City Council about how the short-staffing affects our work and the services we provide Oakland residents.