2013 Delegate Assembly Dates Announced


Mark your calendars! Our Delegate Assemblies for 2013 will take place...

Executive Committee Officer Election Results


The Election Committee would like to announce the results for the Executive Officer election.

Governor Brown’s Pension Reform Bill Goes Into Effect January 1, 2013


The Public Employee Pension Reform Act of 2012 (“PEPRA”), comprised of AB 340 and AB 197, will go into effect January 1, 2013.

2012 Election Rundown: We Won!


Last week we won the two races most critical to the labor movement: the re-election of labor friendly President Barack Obama, and the defeat of Proposition 32, which would have silenced the voice of unions in politics. More than 300 Local 21 members made thousands of phone calls and knocked on hundreds of doors to reach voters on state and local issues.

Local 21 Election Ballots Are In Your Mailbox!


Ballots will be mailed out Nov. 9, and must be received at the union office by c.o.b. on Nov. 29.

John Nichols Addresses Delegate Assembly


John Nichols, author, political analyst and one of the country’s best thinkers addressed the Delegate Assembly on September 29.

Announcement of Executive Committee Officer Candidates


The Elections Committee is pleased to announce the final candidates for the union-wide election.

Members Speak Out About the Importance of Volunteering


Check out this 3 minute video interview with Local 21 members about their experience volunteering to Get The Vote Out.

California Changes Retirement Rules


Governor Jerry Brown just signed a bill (AB 340) changing many state and local retirement programs. These changes, most of which apply only to new employees, constitute the greatest rollback of retirement benefits in California.

Join Us! Delegate Assembly, September 29


The next Delegate Assembly will be Saturday, September 29, at the Downtown Oakland Marriott. This Assembly will focus on the upcoming election season and address how we can increase our activist base for this November election. The Assembly will explore the political challenges ahead of us.