International Convention Election Results


On Thursday, April 5, ballots were mailed to all members in good standing in the three contested regions: San Francisco, the East Bay, and Oakland.

Jeff Duritz Joins Local 21 Staff


Local 21 welcomes Jeff Duritz as our new Representative/Organizer for Alameda County Local 21 members.

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Janus v. AFSCME


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?


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


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

Oakland Members Overwhelmingly Vote Yes to Contract Ratification


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


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!


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!


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


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.