After a year and a half of working without a contract, members were glad to gather and prepare for the new year with a new contract.
SEIU 721 members in Santa Barbara County have a new contract after 18 months working without one. The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to on December 4, 2012 to approve the Memorandum of Understanding.
With 83% of members voting YES, members who work for Santa Barbara County overwhelmingly ratified a tentative agreement between their elected bargaining team and the County of Santa Barbara. Members have been working without a contract for more than a year.
This Labor Day, SEIU 721 members and their families celebrated Labor Day across Southern California.
Our very own SEIU 721 President Bob Schoonover will have the honor of being a featured speaker at the 33rd Annual Labor Solidarity Parade. Bring your friends and family to the harbor area to hear Bob deliver our message of how Local 721 members are mobilizing to "stop the war on workers!"
Results for the 2012 SEIU Internation Convention Delegate Election are in.
This year, SEIU members from all corners of the United States and Canada will participate in the upcoming SEIU Convention in May 2012 in Denver,...
SEIU Local 721 Santa Barbara County workers have a message for the community and it's about unrelenting love and services, despite recent salary cuts imposed by the Board of Supervisors. On Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2012, SEIU Local members will run a full page ad in the Santa Maria Times (see below) to reach out to the community.
Over 100 SEIU Local 721 members marched and at the Jan. 31 rally and news conference in front of the Betteravia Government Center in Santa Maria. Members marched to hold the Board of County accountable for its harmful impact on the community by imposing unfair terms and conditions on Santa Barbara County members.
SEIU Local 721 members spoke out at Tuesday's Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors meeting to challenge a resolution that would allow the Board to grant massive raises to executives.