Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Janus v. AFSCME

03/01/2018

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Janus v. AFSCME and public workers across the country protested the case that aims to create a national “right-to-work” law for all public sector workers.

Interested in the Local 21 API (Asian Pacific Islander) Caucus?

03/01/2018

Stay up to date on our upcoming meet ups, events, and activities by subscribing to our list here! Any and all Local 21 members are welcome to join and attend our events.

Lamoin Werlein-Jaén Returns to Local 21

03/01/2018

Local 21 is happy to welcome back Lamoin Werlein-Jaén.

Oakland Members Overwhelmingly Vote Yes to Contract Ratification

02/28/2018

It was a long and hard fight, but the tenacity and collective action of public employees has moved us toward a better contract. We are extraordinarily proud of all our members.

Local 21 Members Fight Back Against Dress Code Impositions

02/26/2018

Imagine being and IT worker who hauls heavy tech equipment and crawls under dusty desks to fix computers, and getting a memorandum from your office that you are now required to start wearing dress slacks and professional business attire while doing your job.

Elect Fellow Local 21 Member Rafael Mandelman to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors!

02/26/2018

Rafael Mandelman, a member of Oakland’s Deputy City Attorney Chapter, is Local 21’s endorsed candidate for District 8 Supervisor on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

Know Your Rights!

02/22/2018

You have rights if you are the victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Recently, DHR sent a memo out to CCSF workers detailing these rights.

Delegate Assembly- Tools for Leading Change

01/31/2018

It was time to provide more tools for Volunteer Organizing Team members who have answered the call to duty and are on the front lines asking our co-workers to recommit to our union. With news that the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Janus v. AFSCME in February, the urgency is even more profound.

Members Take Action at Santa Clara Valley Water District Bargaining

01/31/2018

Despite the drizzle, nearly 120 members from Local 21 and AFSCME rallied in a show of solidarity for a healthy, fair contract while the Board of Directors met inside.

Local 21 Wins Big Arbitration Victory for Scapegoated Member

01/31/2018

It has taken almost 3 years, a 13-day arbitration hearing, and hundreds of hours of work and legal counsel, but justice has finally been served for Boland. The arbitrator has sided with Local 21 on all counts, and demanded that Ms. Boland be reinstated to her job- with back pay and full benefits.

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