Kids Shouldn’t Pay For Wall Street Greed

As part of a string of summer actions to demonstrate that taxpayer dollars belong in our communities instead of banks' pockets, the Coalition of LA City Unions and their partners in the Fix LA coalition sponsored a "Kids Swim Free" event at Exposition Park--nearly 100 kids arriving between 1 pm and Read More...

Tapping into Compassion

(Photo Credit: Reuters) Protesters in Murrieta, California are intimidating and scaring children fleeing violence in Central America.  That's why SEIU locals in California are launching a week of action. We want to Read More...

June 2014 Primary Election Recap

SEIU Local 721 members made endorsements in 86 campaigns covering six southern California Counties.  These races include statewide offices, state and federal legislative offices, as well various local races.  The Read More...

FixLA Submits Budget Balancing Plan

SEIU 721 Researchers and members of the Fix LA Coalition provided testimony on behalf of the Coalition of LA Unions to the City's Budget and Finance Committee.  We reviewed how we made sacrifices that saved the City, how the Wall Street crash decimated City services and jobs, Read More...

LA City Bargaining Teams Ready to Fix LA

On April 8, LA City Bargaining Team members participated in a Bargaining Summit to discuss upcoming contract negotiations with city management. Teams from each of the Coalition of LA City Unions' member unions were there to discuss bargaining priorities, strategy and to formulate Read More...

Compton Job Fair Draws Hundreds

SEIU 721 co-sponsored the Compton Job Fair on April 5. Nearly 1,000 job-seekers lined up for the event, which featured dozens of vendors. Compton mayor Aja Brown helped facilitate the event and Read More...

LA City Members: Update on Dependent Coverage in Flex

For employees eligible for Flex benefits, LA City is announcing the 2014 Dependent Eligibility Verification program. The program is designed to ensure that all dependents enrolled in Flex health plans are actually eligible for coverage. It's part of the City's commitment to control health care Read More...