Harnessing the Power of the Latino Vote

This year, as part of Latino Heritage Month, we will be celebrating the diversity and richness of our Latino community by officially kicking-off SEIU's nationwide efforts to register new voters in anticipation of the 2016 elections. Votes supporting candidates and policies that strengthen working Read More...

Labor Day 2015: Marching for All Families

On Labor Day hundreds of SEIU 721 members, families and community allies, marched in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara to celebrate all that is good and strong about being in a union. Other groups held picnics and rallies in Read More...

Whittier College Adjuncts Win First Union Contract

Congratulations to SEIU Local 721 Adjuncts at Whittier College who just ratified their first union contract!Highlights of the three-year term contract: • Increase in Pay - Pay goes from $1150/credit hour to $1300/credit hour in Fall 2015, $1450 in Fall 2016, and $1550/ 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 forward basis. You Read More...