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.

Union Tells City: You Have the Revenue to Do Right By San Francisco


Local 21 Challenges the City on Economics at Second Bargaining Session, City proposes that Local 21 members should not be covered under San Francisco’s own Sick Leave Ordinance

Close the Gap!


Read Local 21's Policy Brief on Why CLOSING THE GAP is something the City and County of San Francisco can and must do.

700 Local 21 Members Rally on the Steps of City Hall in a Historic Show of Strength


On January 17th, more than 700 Local 21 members crowded the steps of San Francisco City Hall, overflowing onto the sidewalk below. 5 City Supervisors, representatives from 7 other unions and 2 Labor Councils, and several community groups came out to support us in calling on the City to do to its part to address the shrinking middle class and the widening wealth gap as the largest employer in San Francisco. The rally marked the kickoff for 2019 bargaining.

Accountants and Auditors Chapter Marches on the Boss and Holds Management Accountable


Accountants and Auditors Chapter members at MTA’s Controller’s Office have claimed victory in their campaign to hold management accountable over issues that were reaching a boiling point.
CCSF Bargaining Team and CAT members are ready!

First Day of Bargaining: Bargaining Team Tells the City that We Need Respect


Opening day of bargaining was January 17, and the CCSF Local 21 Bargaining Team was ready to go with a presentation on central priorities, and a clear message about respect.

2018 Local 21 Year in Review


As 2018 comes to an end, we're reflecting on the incredible Local 21 accomplishments – made possible by members like you – from this year.

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


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.