Our iconic City of Angels is a jewel on the Pacific Rim and it’s the members of SEIU 721 who keep it that way. From our network of street services and our patchwork of water treatment services to our emergency operations personnel and the workforce at LAX – no matter where we work in the city, we are vital employees. LA works because we do. As we bravely continue our work during the Coronavirus pandemic, we can turn to our union for a one-stop resource on COVID-19 for City of Los Angeles members here.

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 Los Angeles!  Since the beginning of this crisis, our union has worked … Read More
You’re Invited: #ProtectAllWorkers Virtual Town Hall - In every corner of California, and across the country, vital frontline workers have been keeping our communities safe and healthy and our economy moving during the coronavirus crisis. But while we sacrifice, day in and day out, Congress and the White House have been busy doling out billions to massive … Read More
LASANitzer is Union Made - Keeping our waterways, and beaches blue and pollution free is an around-the-clock essential job. In the City of Los Angeles, it’s a collaborative effort between LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN) workers in the blue uniforms and their brothers and sisters in the lab coats. Pandemic or no pandemic, ensuring that our catch … Read More
LA City Members, Wondering About your Health Benefits and COVID-19? - The COVID-19 pandemic has everyone concerned about what their employer’s benefit plans covers and what it doesn’t. Don’t be alarmed, the City of Los Angeles has put up a page where you will find answers to your questions. You can visit this page for the City of Los Angeles COVID-19 … Read More
Fighting to Protect Vital Public Services in the City of Los Angeles - In the midst of the most serious public health crisis in over a century, SEIU 721 members in the City of Los Angeles have remained steadfast in our commitment to providing the critical frontline services our communities depend on. Together, our work has kept our city moving – and as … Read More
More than Meter Maids — In the Eye of the Relief Efforts - When the City of Los Angeles went into “pandemic response mode,” every single city worker was asked to step up and aid the citywide humanitarian relief efforts. For the City’s Department of Transportation (LADOT) Traffic Officers, this meant being put on the frontlines of coordinating the traffic for Los Angeles … Read More
LA County, Emergency Paid Sick Leave is On the Way! - In accordance with HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, beginning on April 1, the County of Los Angeles will make available 80 hours of Emergency Paid Sick Leave – and a pro-rated share for part-timers – to be used by employees with  symptoms or health issues that call … Read More