May 14th 2019: Union Lifeguards spoke out on the unsafe working conditions at Hansen Dam Aquatics Center, and the LA City Council took immediate steps to fix the water quality issues!
Contract voting for LA County members ends Nov 14th
721 Members stand strong for a fair contract!
Highlights from SEIU 721 Juneteeth Celebration!
Vice President Linda Dent and Treasurer David Green Draw the winners
The LA County Health Agency"s New Just Culture explained
Workers march on Riverside County Board of Supervisors.
June 14, 2021
LA County is Offering a One-Time Bonus Heroes Pay? Or a Slap in the Face? On Thursday, June 10, in the sixth week of bargaining, Los Angeles County finally brought some money to the bargaining table. Their so-called “Appreciation Pay” is a proposed one-time bonus of $750, plus an additional … Read More
June 11, 2021
SEIU 721 members are organizing lunchtime demonstrations at the field offices of the LA County Board of Supervisors. We will be carpooling from nearby worksites to deliver a strong message to the Supervisors that we need Heroes Pay for All! All demonstrations will begin at 12:15 PM and continue through … Read More
June 7, 2021
It’s crunch time … and, across LA County, SEIU 721 members are stepping up to show the Board of Supervisors, the CEO and everyone else that we mean it when we demand Heroes Pay for All. Last week, we started sending testimonials directly to all five members of the Board of … Read More
Thanks to our efforts, the City of Los Angeles has pased a landmark equity-based budget that prioritizes our civilian workforce. Mayor Eric Garcetti has signed a 2021-2022 City Budget that commits funds to hire 750 positions through the Targeted Local Hire program we’ve championed. Prior to the COVID-19 crisis, we were barely … Read More
June 2, 2021
BARGAINING UPDATE After five weeks of bargaining, what exactly is Los Angeles County offering to show appreciation to SEIU 721 members who stepped up during the pandemic, made great personal sacrifices, took on new challenges and risks, continued to provide critical services to the most vulnerable in our community, and … Read More
May 31, 2021
The First Woman and First Black President of Los Angeles’ Largest Union Led Transformational Fights for Economic and Racial Justice and the $15 Minimum Wage Linda Dent, a clerk in the Los Angeles County Tax Collector’s Office who rose from a steward to become the first woman and first … Read More
May 27, 2021
Contract bargaining requires a strong Bargaining Team … UNION STRONG! Nominate yourself – or a fellow member of BU 861 – to be on the team so that we can get Court Reporters of BU 861 the strong contract we deserve. Let’s show our Union power by assembling a Bargaining Team … Read More
May 24, 2021
ATTENTION: LA SUPERIOR COURT MEMBERS Our Union is preparing now for contract bargaining at the Court. We need you to send in your Bargaining Survey. This is how our Union knows what Courts members want prioritized. BARGAINING SURVEYS We have three different Bargaining Surveys depending on which Bargaining Unit (BU) … Read More
May 21, 2021
The LA County Board of Supervisors heard directly from our Union at their most recent meeting on Tuesday – and we reminded them how our essential work has kept LA County operational, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are the safety net … and we deserve Heroes Pay for All! … Read More
May 19, 2021
We’ve been powering through LA County this week, hosting one Unity Action after another … … … flexing our Union muscle to show we’re serious about securing HEROES PAY FOR ALL (and more) in this year’s contract! The energy has been incredible as members turned out for Unity Actions all … Read More