By electing Wendy Greuel the first woman mayor of LA we're making history. We're also electing the most qualified candidate, with a record of standing up for women, families and children.
Members of the Coalition of LA City Unions, including SEIU 721, presented their financial proposals and recommendations to the LA City Council's Budget and Finance Committee.
The LA Times revealed on May 2 that the Mayor and CAO are hiding the money for city workers' raises in a special account called the "Reserve for Economic Uncertainties."
Over the next two weeks, city workers can tell LA city leaders what they think about the proposed city budget and help to shape it.
SEIU 721 members and community will be marching on May 1 in support of comprehensive immigration reform and to celebrate International Workers Day. The March will start at 12: p.m. at Olympic and Broadway in Los Angeles and end at La Placita Overa.
In March, all of the SEIU endorsed candidates either won or are in the May 21st run-off and with another low turnout expected - every vote matters!
Mayor Villaraigosa just released his proposed LA city budget for the coming year. In it, he launched one final attack on city workers. But SEIU 721 members are standing strong and defending our contract.
LA animal shelter workers just won a big victory for city residents and homeless animals. The City Council voted to add 16 Animal Care Technician positions to the city workforce.
On Tuesday, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will give his yearly State of the City Address. He'll attack our jobs and benefits, but he won't give our side of the story. That's why city workers need to be there.
SEIU 721 members are stepping up for both LA residents and homeless animals. Because of their work, the City Council could add 16 Animal Care Technician positions to the city workforce.