We did it LA City! Furloughs are OFF the table.

Special Message from SEIU Local 721 President Bob Schoonover As President of SEIU Local 721, I’m happy to deliver some good news to you today. We did it! Furloughs are now officially OFF the table with the City of Read More...

This Labor Day, rest up for the big battle ahead

It’s been a momentous Summer on top of an extraordinarily challenging year that, much like the COVID-19 pandemic, is not over yet. For many of us, as SEIU 721 Members, it has been especially difficult. We make up much of the frontline workforce that has kept Southern California functioning during Read More...

LAPMA Bargaining Update May 2015

AGREEMENT ON COMPOUNDING We have achieved an agreement to settle the issue of the City's failure to compound our three salary adjustments of 2.75% each (or our three "half Step" adjustments). This agreement provides in part that these half Steps will be compounded on a going 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...

Fix LA Exposes the Truth About Wall Street

The Fix LA Coalition is still taking over the airwaves. On April 1, SEIU Local 721 Research Analyst Lisa Cody appeared on KPFK's Uprising Radio program to talk about Fix LA's recently-released report showing that Wall Street is charging the City of LA more than $200 million in fees each year. Read More...