COVID-19: Stay Calm, United & Informed

The full effects of the Coronavirus pandemic have yet to be felt, but many SEIU 721 members are already being impacted. Our union is hard at work ensuring that members’ health and safety needs are given full and complete consideration as we continue to work with employers and local governments to help control the spread of COVID-19. This page will be updated regularly to inform SEIU 721 members of major developments and policy changes.

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Updates Regarding Regular Testing Alternative to Mandatory Vaccinations in LA County - SEIU 721 strongly encourages all members to get vaccinated to protect themselves and their families from COVID-19. At the same time, LA County’s Bargaining Policy Committee has strongly advocated for a robust, regular testing option for those members who have yet to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. On September 9, the … Read More
Medical or Religious Vaccine Exemption Deadline Extended for LA City Workers - If you intend to seek a medical or religious exemption, you now have another few days to do it. We presented the City’s Executive Employee Relations Committee (EERC) with a proposal to extend the application window, and we won an extension. Thanks to our work, the deadline to apply for a religious or … Read More

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Preventative Measures Save Lives

We must all do our part to stop the spread of novel coronavirus. SEIU 721 strongly encourages all members to take every precaution to limit the transmission of COVID-19 in our communities, including following the State of California’s “Shelter at Home” guidelines, practicing social distancing of at least six feet, and frequent hand washing.

Watch the video below to see SEIU 721 Registered Nurses Terri Thompson and Fiona Henlon demonstrate proper hand washing techniques as outlined by the World Health Organization.

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, SEIU 721 worksite organizers and staff are working remotely for the duration of the state’s “Safer at Home” ordinance.

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