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.
May 20, 2019
Member leaders in Riverside County met Saturday to strategize a plan to take back our County. With bargaining on the horizon in just a few months, member leaders learned the lay of the land from regional director Eloy Alvarez, attorney Hannah Weinstein and executive board members Cheylynda Barnard, Christi Bell … Read More
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May 15, 2019
Dozens of our fellow SEIU 721 members who keep LA County clean, healthy and functioning testified at today’s official budget hearing, highlighting various challenges across numerous departments in a formal presentation to the LA County Board of Supervisors. Concerns raised by our union ranged from the impact that improper staffing … Read More
SEIU Local 721 Benefits Fair Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10 am to 2 pm Hall of Administration Grand Park Come learn about your negotiated benefits as an SEIU Local 721 member. >>Download the flyer. The Benefits Fair will have Informational Table from: • Kaiser • UnitedHealthcare • Options Annual Enrollment … Read More
SEIU Local 721, African American Caucus and the Office of Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Sr. are proud to present this year’s Juneteeth Block Party on Saturday, June 15th from 2pm to 8pm at Exposition Park. Join us at this free community event for an African Market Place, fun family activities, a … Read More
May 14, 2019
Congratulations to the non-tenure track faculty at Occidental College who voted today to join SEIU 721! Ballots for Occidental faculty were counted this afternoon at the National Labor Relations Board. Today’s landmark yes vote comes after a months-long organizing drive that saw scores of faculty and students working together to … Read More
With summer approaching, lifeguards from the City of Los Angeles are sounding the alarm on “cercarial dermatitis” outbreaks – better known as “swimmer’s itch” – caused by water-borne parasites at the Hansen Dam Recreational Lake in the San Fernando Valley. Lifeguards are demanding immediate testing of water at the adjacent … Read More
May 10, 2019
We have two great events coming up in Los Angeles County. United Way HomeWalk – May 18th On Saturday, May 18th, labor will take the lead and walk to end homelessness in United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ 2019 HomeWalk 5k run/walk. Labor is forming a team called the “Homeless … Read More
May 9, 2019
It’s official. L.A. City Members have emphatically ratified their new 3-year contract with 95% of the votes. Tonight’s vote count puts a bookend to contract negotiations that brought out the fight in SEIU Local 721 members throughout the City, including multiple public actions in Downtown Los Angeles and the Port. So, what … Read More
April 26, 2019
Attention LA County DCFS members: Between $200 million to $320 million in federal funding is on the line unless Congress renews the Title IV-E Waiver by September 30, 2019. DCFS Director Bobby Cagle recently notified the DCFS workforce about it. Read his letter here. We know many of you probably … Read More
This week, LA County DCFS Director Bobby Cagle sent an official notice alerting the entire child welfare workforce of a potential hit of between $200 million to $320 million to the department – if Congress fails to extend the federal Title IV-E Waiver by September 30, 2019. In correspondence sent … Read More
April 25, 2019
Help is on the way for RFA and RFSPD workers at LA County Department of Children and Family Services drowning in excessive caseloads. Our new side-letter agreement contains mandatory caseload caps that will dramatically reduce caseloads for RFA and RFSPD workers and other measures to help protect child safety. Download … Read More
April 23, 2019
The election is done and the results are in: Members of BU 500 voted to keep their union and stay with SEIU 721. The vote count took place starting this morning at the LA County Sanitation District headquarters in the City of Industry. Votes from workers at solid waste facilities … Read More
April 12, 2019
The newly elected executive board of SEIU Local 721 is responsible for representing the interests of its members, and manages the Local’s affairs including continuing the dynamic worker-led campaigns that have galvanized a pro-working family movement in Southern California. Full list of elected member leaders: Officers At large President Bob … Read More