San Francisco

Local 21 WINS


Local 21 WINS on extended ranges for Legal Assistants and demands change on understaffing and overwork at DPH.

City Avoids Civil Service Process with Exempt Hires


In 1994, only 2% of the entire city workforce were exempt employees. That percentage has grown significantly over the years. As of today, 27% of Local 21 workers in the city are exempt employees- more than 1 in 4!

San Francisco is the First City with $15 Minimum Wage, Proudly Brought to You By Unions


At the press conference, Ms. Ho translated for seven minimum wage workers in the Chinatown area. As a Compliance Officer, Robin won $480,000 in back pay for the same seven workers that she translated for. The workers took off a day without pay to attend the event.

What’s Happening to Our Pension Contributions?


We are pleased to announce that our contribution/cost sharing for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 remains the same as it currently is (FY 2017-18); our pension rates are NOT going up this year. This favorable news further illustrates how important it is for us to stay engaged and involved with the fight to protect our benefits; it makes a difference!

Local 21 Wins EDF Fund Increase to $900,000 for FY 2018-19


Local 21 has won another $150,000 to be added to the Employee Development Fund for FY 2018-19

Upcoming CCSF Worksite Meetings


Click here for upcoming worksite meeting times and locations!

Department of Technology Denies Local 21 Member’s Union Rights


Instead of proceeding with the meeting per the requirements of the law, Ms. Drygas-Andryszewski physically barred the Local 21 representative from entering the room by standing in the doorway.

December 2016 SFMTA Employee Wellness Update


Welcome to the SFMTA Employee Wellness monthly update.

Local 21 Member Stephen Brooks Receives Award


Stephen Brooks, a safety officer and Local 21 member in San Francisco since 1999, was honored in June with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Utilities Practice Specialty’s 2016 Safety Professional of the Year award.

San Francisco IT Members Work Around the Clock to Open the New Acute Trauma Center at Hospital


The new Acute Trauma Center at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH) opened on May 21, the culmination of years of planning and work.  Local 21 San Francisco IT Chapter Members are one group of Local 21 Members who contributed to the project, and have been an integral part of designing the new hospital in an era where medical services are increasingly dependent on technology.