Riverside County Per Diem Workers to Vote on First Contract

riv_co_per_diem_barg_team_2015_09_595x384px.jpgThe Per Diem Bargaining Team 2015: David Spurbeck, RCP II and Jacob Parker, RCP II, along with SEIU chief negotiator Eloy Alvarez, (not pictured) reached a tentative agreement with County of Riverside management.

The SEIU 721 Riverside County Per Diem bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with management. If ratified, Riverside County Per Diem bargaining unit members will receive raises and other economic incentives, union rights and grievance procedures, in this, their first contract.

Ballots must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5 to be counted. 

“Valued employees produce valuable work. Reaching this contract agreement with the County shows they value Per Diem workers. Now it’s time for us to vote YES.” – Jacob Parker, SEIU 721 Per Diem bargaining team member and RCP II Ballots will be mailed to SEIU 721 Per Diem employees and must be received at the Riverside office by 5 p.m. Aug. 5, to be counted. You must be an SEIU 721 member to vote. Please fill out a membership card and mail it back with your vote.

The Bargaining Team encourages a YES vote. 

More Information

• Click here to download a summary of the tentative agreement.
• Click here to see the proposed new salary schedule.
• Click here to view the tentative agreement.

There will be two General Membership meetings for Per Diem members to find out more about the tentative agreement.  


Ballots have been mailed to your homes. They must be received by Aug. 5, at 5 p.m., to be counted. Ballots can be dropped off anytime between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Riverside office. Votes will be tallied after 5 p.m. on Aug. 5 at the Riverside office. Members are welcome to attend.

Stay Informed

Are you a Riverside County Per Diem employee interested in more information about the contract or workplace issues? Contact SEIU 721 organizer Katelyn Nguyen at (213) 300-5177 or by email, or the SEIU 721 Member Connection (877) 721-4968.