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.

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


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


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


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.