Our Raises Are Coming on October 1st

SEIU 721-represented L.A. County employees will receive our negotiated 2.5% salary increases effective October 1, 2020. In response to severe revenue losses caused by the COVID emergency, and as an alternative Read More...

L.A. County Budget Crisis Update – No Layoffs Oct. 1!

Layoffs have been averted for now, but the L.A. County budget remains on shaky ground. Without stimulus relief and passage of Prop 15, SEIU 721 members could be facing years of austerity budgets, hiring freezes, and stagnant wages. as the COVID crisis extends for over many more months, the Read More...

This Labor Day, rest up for the big battle ahead

It’s been a momentous Summer on top of an extraordinarily challenging year that, much like the COVID-19 pandemic, is not over yet. For many of us, as SEIU 721 Members, it has been especially difficult. We make up much Read More...

LA County – Don’t Be Alarmed by Layoff Seniority Lists

This week, some Departments in LA County have begun to distribute Seniority Fact Sheets to show how layoff seniority is calculated. Don’t be alarmed! Seniority lists are being created even in Departments in which budget curtailments are not projected to result in any Read More...

SEIU 721 ON THE LOSS OF REP. JOHN LEWIS AND REV. CORDY VIVIAN

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF PRESIDENT BOB SCHOONOVER, VICE PRESIDENT LINDA DENT, TREASURER DAVID GREEN, SECRETARY LILIAN CABRAL AND CHIEF OF STAFF GILDA VALDEZ ON THE DEATHS OF REP. JOHN LEWIS AND REV. CORDY VIVIAN: “For us to lose not one but two Civil Rights heroes in the same week is a Read More...