Working Towards Workplace Violence Prevention

State authorities responded to demands from healthcare workers for new rules that will protect them from violent attacks on the job, with the Cal/OSHA Standards Board adopting a worker petition that will make California' Read More...

We Are Ensuring Child Safety Through Transparency

 After lots of hard work by our coalition of children's social workers, Governor Brown signed a bill that will hold our counties accountable for hiring children's social workers.  Remember during the LA County contract we pushed hard for this commitment from the county.Now we have Read More...

June 2014 Primary Election Recap

SEIU Local 721 members made endorsements in 86 campaigns covering six southern California Counties.  These races include statewide offices, state and federal legislative offices, as well various local races.  The Read More...

Be An United Way Community Hero!

You can help create pathways out of poverty for our community in Los Angeles County.United Way and SEIU 721 have partnered to kick off a one-month long campaign this June to help break the cycle of poverty for our Read More...

Let’s Celebrate Nurses

Join us to recognize and appreciate the hard work that nursing professionals do every dayto help families and improve communities. Saturday, May 31, 2014 • 10 am to 1 pmSEIU Local 7211545 Wilshire BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90017There will be special guest speakers, food,  Read More...

SEIU 721 and DHS Team Up to Strengthen Workplace Safety

Since the announcement last year that DHS was planning to remove metal detectors at DHS facilities, SEIU 721 made safety and security for patients, staff and visitors a top priority at DHS and statewide. Read the joint letter here. We Are Making Progress:Dr. Katz committed DHS to Read More...

Compton Job Fair Draws Hundreds

SEIU 721 co-sponsored the Compton Job Fair on April 5. Nearly 1,000 job-seekers lined up for the event, which featured dozens of vendors. Compton mayor Aja Brown helped facilitate the event and partnered with SEIU 721 to make it happen. More than a few people came away from the day with a new job, Read More...

SEIU 721 Nurse Leadership Conference

Nurse Leaders from across the LA County Health Division gathered for a SEIU 721 Nurse Leadership conference on March 29. The theme was inspired by the Gandhi quote, "Be the Change You Want to See In Read More...