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A Veterans Day 2023 message from SEIU 721 President David Green - We at SEIU 721 extend our deepest gratitude and appreciation to veterans throughout our nation and in our labor union this Veterans Day. Our union stretches across Southern California and we have thousands of veterans in our ranks from all branches of the service. We are happy to call them … Read More
SEIU 721 members endorse Nicole Mi and Armine Antonyan for LACERA Board - General Members will be able to cast their votes for SEIU 721-endorsed LACERA candidates Nicole Mi and Armine Antonyan online beginning August 4, 2023, through August 31, 2023. The online voting and telephone system will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, during the voting period. If … Read More
CANCELLED – Armenian Independence Day celebration will not be held this year - Out of respect for the victims of the current escalation of hostilities taking place in Nagorno-Karabakh, we have decided to cancel this year’s Armenian Independence Day celebration. We are in a spirit of mourning for the hundreds of lives lost. The situation is still very serious and we are extremely … Read More
Major milestones as we begin Latino Heritage Month in 2022 - It’s quite an exciting time in our nation’s history to be commemorating Latino Heritage Month, especially as the reenergized union movement continues to gain ground. Over the past several decades, Latinos have grown to more than 11 percent of California’s population over the past decade, comprising for more than two-thirds … Read More
Statement by SEIU 721 President David Green on Overturning of Roe v. Wade - SEIU 721 President David Green issued the following statement in response to the US Supreme Court’s ruling today in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. “Our union will fight for full freedom for women, nothing less. SEIU 721 will not stand idly by while more than half the people of our nation … Read More
SEIU 721 Member Candidate Choices for June 7 Primary Election - Your 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election ballot will arrive in the next few days. SEIU 721 members have endorsed candidates who will stand up for working people like us. We recommend using this guide when you fill out and mail your ballot. >Download the SEIU 721 2022 Member Voter Guide
The Hate Must Stop: SEIU 721 Statement on the Racist Attacks on the AAPI Community - Sisters and brothers – By now you’ve probably heard of the horrific shooting in Atlanta, GA that targeted those of Asian descent. This tragedy is just the latest in a string of violent attacks against our Asian American & Pacific Islander brothers and sisters. Unfortunately, it stands as yet another … Read More
SEIU 721 Celebrates the American Rescue Plan: ‘Landmark Legislation for Working People’ - Today, Congress passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. This is landmark legislation for working people that will help drive down poverty by providing long overdue relief nationwide – with $42.6 billion alone coming our way to California. It is a vivid example of the power of organizing to improve … Read More
Schools and Communities First – We will continue forward after Prop 15’s very narrow loss - It’s never easy when something we’ve fought so long and hard for doesn’t come to pass but the very narrow loss of Proposition 15 after a week of ballot counting is far from the end of the story. We knew what we were up against: When you tell multi-billion dollar corporations that … Read More
Join Us Saturday to Demand Democracy - IT’S NOW OR NEVER. The outcome of the presidential election hangs in the balance by mere thousands of votes in just a handful of battleground states. Yet, already, the Trump Administration is threatening lawsuits to stop ballot counting in states like Michigan and Pennsylvania. We must defend each other. We … Read More

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Unions For All

Nearly all the 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates support raising the minimum wage to $15/hr, but we need them to think BIGGER to truly shift the balance of power away from corporations and toward the people. That’s why we’re calling on all of the candidates to support Unions for All.

Unions for All means doing four things:

  1. Bring employers, workers and government together at industry-wide bargaining tables to negotiate wages, benefits, and working conditions.
  2. Establish the National Labor Relations Act as the floor rather than the ceiling for laws governing worker organizing, allowing states and cities to empower workers to join together in a union beyond the limits of federal law.
  3. Ensure that every public dollar is used to create good, union jobs and that every federal worker and contractor makes at least $15 an hour and has the opportunity to join a union.
  4. Put good union jobs at the center of any major economic proposal, such as Healthcare for All or the Green New Deal