SEIU Local 721 https://www.seiu721.org Southern California Public Service Workers Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:46:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 https://www.seiu721.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cropped-seiu-721-site-icon-32x32.png SEIU Local 721 https://www.seiu721.org 32 32 Back by popular demand! More virtual LA County Benefits Fairs set for Oct. 22 and Oct. 24 https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/back-by-popular-demand-more-virtual-la-county-benefits-fairs-set-for-oct-22-and-oct-24.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=back-by-popular-demand-more-virtual-la-county-benefits-fairs-set-for-oct-22-and-oct-24 https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/back-by-popular-demand-more-virtual-la-county-benefits-fairs-set-for-oct-22-and-oct-24.php#respond Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:46:28 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46559 Turnout was so successful during our last round of virtual LA County Benefits Fairs that we’ve scheduled two more. We will hold an additional virtual fair on Thurs., Oct. 22 at 6 PM and another virtual fair on Sat., Oct. 24 at 10 AM. Registration is open to all SEIU … Read More

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Turnout was so successful during our last round of virtual LA County Benefits Fairs that we’ve scheduled two more. We will hold an additional virtual fair on Thurs., Oct. 22 at 6 PM and another virtual fair on Sat., Oct. 24 at 10 AM. Registration is open to all SEIU 721 members employed by LA County, LA Superior Courts and LACERA. 

These two additional virtual benefits fairs are fantastic opportunities to get questions answered about healthcare and retirement benefits as well as the supplemental benefits offered by our union – including chiropractic services, legal services plus cancer and catastrophic illness plans.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!

At our virtual benefits fairs, representatives will be available from these agencies. 

LA County-Sponsored 

Delta Dental
Empower (Horizons)
Kaiser
LACERA
UnitedHealthcare 

Union Benefits Trust 

Dental Health Services – Supplemental Dental Plan
Optum – Chiropractic Benefit Plan
Reliance Standard – Disability Income
Trustmark – Custodial Care and Cancer Catastrophic Illness
U.S. Legal Services – Legal Services Plan
Vision Service Plan – Optical Care/Lens and Frame
Zenith-American – SEIU Local 721 Benefits Trust Administrator 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! 

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of hosting in-person fairs at many worksites across LA County, we’ve been holding these virtual fairs so members can get questions answered in the safety and convenience of their homes. These virtual fairs have been so popular that we’re adding two more. Don’t miss out!

Our union bargained hard for our benefits – and the open enrollment window closes after Sat., Oct. 31. So get maximum value out of all your benefits. Attend one of our virtual benefits fairs. Register now!

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Internal Organizing Campaign Coordinator https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/internal-organizing-campaign-coordinator-8.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=internal-organizing-campaign-coordinator-8 https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/internal-organizing-campaign-coordinator-8.php#respond Fri, 16 Oct 2020 22:04:50 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46556 WHO WE ARE: SEIU 721 is a dynamic and fast growing labor organization recognized as one of the largest and strongest unions of publicly funded employees in the nation. We represent over 85,000 members and have over 170 staff employees covering 6 counties in Southern California, including Ventura, Los Angeles, … Read More

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WHO WE ARE:

SEIU 721 is a dynamic and fast growing labor organization recognized as one of the largest and strongest unions of publicly funded employees in the nation. We represent over 85,000 members and have over 170 staff employees covering 6 counties in Southern California, including Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties and numerous cities in these regions. Our members provide public services in diverse fields, including health care, social services, special districts, private non-profits, libraries, courts, parks and recreation, public works and mental health. They care for the sick, protect the quality of the drinking water, keep records in the courts, administer benefits for poor people, maintain the libraries, help run the jails, protect our communities’ most vulnerable members, maintain the streets, work with parolees, groom and maintain the beaches, and provide many other services to keep counties and cities running.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Internal Organizing Coordinator primary responsibility is to directly implement her/his component of the local’s strategic campaign plan, guided by the Regional/Division Director or other manager assigned. She/he provides day-to-day supervision to staff, monitors staff development of assigned staff, trains, mentors, coaches staff, and has the authority to recommend and implement discipline. She/he makes recommendations on assignments based on staff development needs. She/he reports directly to the Regional/ Division Director or other manager assigned. This is not a 9 to 5 job – long and varied hours, with early morning, evening, weekend work and travel, including overnight stays. This is an exempt position.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Assists in developing / implementing / evaluating all aspects of campaign plans and work plans for assigned staff;
  • Assists with developing and implementing strategic campaigns;
  • Assists with developing staff development plans including performance improvement plans;
  • Assists with developing staff on representation and steward development;
  • Supervises and mentors assigned staff;
  • Makes recommendations and follow through on staff disciplinary issues;
  • Identifies and assists with implementing legal, community and political strategies;
  • Debriefs assigned staff and members;
  • May assist in reviewing weekly work plans for assigned staff including but not limited to weekly 1-on-1’s,
  • Ensure the submission of timely reports including but not limited to work plans, activity reports, mileage, reimbursements, time sheets, etc.;
  • Model and provide feedback to team members;
  • May serve as the lead staff negotiator in bargaining and/or oversee bargaining contract campaigns;
  • May perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commitment to building long-term power for working people.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write reports, make presentations, facilitate meetings, and conduct training.
  • Excellent analytical and program planning skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relations with diverse membership and staff.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others.
  • Ability to take initiative, to work with a team, and to handle a fast-paced setting, multiple projects and tight
    deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Word and PowerPoint, as well as working knowledge of spreadsheets and database software.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in union internal organizing in the public sector.
  • Knowledge of organizing campaign strategies and their application.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience developing and leading union organizing campaigns preferred.
  • Experience in the legal, political, economic and industry forces that impact organizing campaigns.
  • Experience in developing and implementing organizing campaigns preferred.
  • Experience in representation and steward development preferred.
  • Knowledge of labor laws relating to the public and private sector and non-profit industries.
  • Knowledge and experience in the supervision of workers.
  • Experience in organizing, development and mobilization of workers.
  • Experience in lobbying elected and appointed officials.
  • Experience working with community organizations.
  • Ability to demonstrate self-motivation, initiative, critical thinking skills, responsibility and productivity.
  • Proven ability to develop staff and members
  • Familiarity of databases and word processing programs

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours and participate in all union wide activities.
  • Willingness to travel and work in different locations for determined periods of time.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in managing staff and members on organizing campaigns preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license, working automobile and valid auto insurance with minimum level of coverage as required by Local 721.
  • Commitment to social justice and building power for workers.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

  • Salary is commensurate based on experience.
  • Fully paid benefit package including medical, dental, vision and a generous life insurance

TO APPLY:

Mail, fax or e-mail a cover letter, detailed resume, two-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Human Resources Department SEIU Local 721 Suite 100 1545 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Fax: (213) 401-1787
E-mail: careers@seiu721.org

To be considered, your resume or cover letter must show how you meet each of the job requirements listed above.

SEIU Local 721 is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. SEIU Local 721 works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces zero tolerance policies against discrimination and sexual harassment. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

Position will remain open until filled.

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Are you doing Legal Office Support Asst. work for the Dept. of Child Support Services? LA County may owe you money! https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/are-you-doing-legal-office-support-asst-work-for-the-dept-of-child-support-services-la-county-may-owe-you-money.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=are-you-doing-legal-office-support-asst-work-for-the-dept-of-child-support-services-la-county-may-owe-you-money https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/are-you-doing-legal-office-support-asst-work-for-the-dept-of-child-support-services-la-county-may-owe-you-money.php#respond Fri, 16 Oct 2020 17:50:48 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46535 Doing these additional duties outside your job classification should have put extra pay in your pocket. That hasn’t happened. We will fight for it.

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Doing these additional duties outside your job classification should have put extra pay in your pocket. That hasn’t happened. We will fight for it.

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SEIU 721 Members Respond to One-Sided LA Times Reports https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/seiu-721-members-respond-to-one-sided-la-times-reports.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=seiu-721-members-respond-to-one-sided-la-times-reports https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/seiu-721-members-respond-to-one-sided-la-times-reports.php#respond Thu, 15 Oct 2020 22:34:08 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46531 Healthcare workers have done so much to help all of us during this pandemic so it’s especially disturbing that the Los Angeles Times recently published articles that seek to diminish the critical work being done by the LA County Department of Health Services. While there is still much to improve at DHS, thanks to hard … Read More

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Healthcare workers have done so much to help all of us during this pandemic so it’s especially disturbing that the Los Angeles Times recently published articles that seek to diminish the critical work being done by the LA County Department of Health Services.

While there is still much to improve at DHS, thanks to hard work from all of us, conditions there have come a very long way.

When the Times published its one-sided piece, they failed to include many of the other factors that cause long wait times and delayed medical care. Factors like short staffing in our hospitals, the need for competitive pay to retain experienced staff and the fact that many low-income patients have jobs that lack the paid sick days and flexibility needed to take care of their health in a timely manner.

SEIU 721 members are making their voices heard by submitting Letters to the Editor in response to the newspaper’s inaccurate reporting. Here they are:

 

To the editor:

I was disappointed by the LA Times article on patient wait times. As a nurse in DHS, I know not everything works perfectly at the county hospitals. But a one-sided story that doesn’t account for the improvements is nothing more than an ill-informed distraction and only serves to delay the progress we are making, both locally and statewide. 

We need to continue expanding the workforce so every patient can get the care they need. 

Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed a bill that allows nurse practitioners the right to practice without supervision by a physician. The long-awaited passage of AB 890 is a step in the right direction to helping improve access to care for low-income patients. Before this law, California Nurse Practitioners were on “restricted practice authority” and couldn’t provide many essential services, which contributes to longer wait times for care. Improving patient wait times requires a holistic staffing approach that completely missed by the LA Times coverage.

Sincerely,

Sandra Beltran
Registered Nurse, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
Sylmar

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To the editor:

I work in the LA County Department of Health Services and was glad to see The Times put the spotlight on us. But the Times missed the heart of these patients’ stories and the more nuanced reasons for the delays in care. It’s easy to point the finger at scheduling in DHS, but the full story is much more complex. Many of our patients work more than one job. They often can’t take time off to see a doctor. Their jobs don’t come with sick days or flexibility. They may rely on mass transit, which can be unreliable. Some can’t afford childcare so they can go visit a specialist. Taking care of your health is a luxury, one that low-income patients can’t always reach. That’s the story the Times should tell, even if it makes the finger pointing a little harder.]

Sincerely,

Raul Rosas
Senior Typist Clerk, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center
Los Angeles

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To the editor:

I’ve worked in the LA County health system for 21 years, long enough to remember the really bad days, when very long waits were expected. Today is way different. The LA Times coverage completely omitted the massive improvements that have taken place in the last few years, especially with telemedicine. The LA County system has room for improvement, no doubt about it, but the LA Times failed to paint the full picture.

As a matter of fact, in a report to the Board of Supervisors, DHS reported that over 70% of appointments for patients are scheduled “within the optimal timeframe”. We’re a long way from where the County system was years ago. And we are all working together to provide high-quality care to the most vulnerable.

Fiona Henlon
Registered Nurse, Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center
West Covina

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To the editor:

As I read about the patients who died waiting for treatment from the LA County Department of Health Services, I kept waiting for The Times bring up the elephant in the room – universal coverage. But you didn’t. Universal coverage could result in fewer uninsured patients and more sustainable funding for the public health system. The root cause of long wait times is funding. Funding that provides great incentive packages to providers so that they stay in the public health care system. We must fund public health care systems better — and universal coverage is part of the solution.

Ruth Mendoza
Nursing Attendant, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center
North Hollywood

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To the editor:

I’m a Registered Nurse at Rancho Los Amigos and when I finished reading the Times piece about long delays, I knew the cause: staffing. We simply don’t have enough specialists and other providers to meet the needs of our patients.

Two years ago, LA County nurses came within hours of striking for the first time since 1993 because we needed more staff and better funding. Our county health facilities are known as the training ground where people launch their careers before leaving for other places where they may earn more.

The LA Times shouldn’t have blamed the delays on scheduling. The reality is that our LA County health care system needs to be better funded so we can offer more competitive pay. That will stop the revolving door that keeps us understaffed and keeps patients waiting for care.

Cynthia Tellez
Registered Nurse, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
South Gate

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SEIU 721 Applauds Mayor Garcetti’s Opposition to Uber and Lyft’s Deceptive Proposition 22 https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/seiu-721-applauds-mayor-garcettis-opposition-to-uber-and-lyfts-deceptive-proposition-22.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=seiu-721-applauds-mayor-garcettis-opposition-to-uber-and-lyfts-deceptive-proposition-22 https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/seiu-721-applauds-mayor-garcettis-opposition-to-uber-and-lyfts-deceptive-proposition-22.php#respond Thu, 15 Oct 2020 16:33:30 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46516 Bob Schoonover, President of SEIU 721, issued the following statement in response to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s official opposition to Proposition 22: “Mayor Garcetti is the latest in a long list of prominent political figures to voice his strong opposition to Uber and Lyft’s Proposition 22, and we are … Read More

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Bob Schoonover, President of SEIU 721, issued the following statement in response to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s official opposition to Proposition 22:

“Mayor Garcetti is the latest in a long list of prominent political figures to voice his strong opposition to Uber and Lyft’s Proposition 22, and we are happy to see his office is standing with working people to defeat this deceptive ballot measure.

“For years, Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and the rest have gamed the system to cheat their workers out of basic protections such as a minimum wage, overtime, paid sick days, and access to unemployment insurance. Now, they’re spending over $184 million to pass Prop 22 and rewrite state law, creating a special exemption allowing these companies to exploit their workers permanently.

“SEIU 721’s Mobile Workers Alliance drivers have been at the forefront of the fight to end Silicon Valley greed and raise standards for workers in the gig economy – and right now, that means defeating Proposition 22. We’re beyond thrilled to have Mayor Garcetti standing with us.”

 

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SEIU 721 Statement on Protections for Fast Food Workers https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/seiu-721-statement-on-protections-for-fast-food-workers.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=seiu-721-statement-on-protections-for-fast-food-workers https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/seiu-721-statement-on-protections-for-fast-food-workers.php#respond Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:00:46 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46498 SEIU 721 Statement on the LA County Board of Supervisors Actions to Protect Fast Food Workers SEIU Local 721 has released the following statement on behalf of President Bob Schoonover in response to the passage of Sup. Solis’ motion on Protecting Essential Workers in the Fast Food Industry Los Angeles, CA  … Read More

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SEIU 721 Statement on the LA County Board of Supervisors Actions to Protect Fast Food Workers

SEIU Local 721 has released the following statement on behalf of President Bob Schoonover
in response to the passage of Sup. Solis’ motion on Protecting

Essential Workers in the Fast Food Industry

Los Angeles, CA  – “The Board of Supervisors’ actions today are an important step forward in the continued fight to protect workers during this unprecedented health pandemic and beyond. Like so many other industries, this pandemic has laid bare just how critical these often-overlooked workers are to the general public and the importance of their service cannot be overstated. 

While fast food workers are essential, they have been treated as if they are expendable and the Supervisors today are taking steps to reverse this. We applaud Supervisor Hilda Solis for her dedication to these and other frontline workers and for submitting this motion. We are hopeful this will lead to the on-the-job protections that these workers seek and SEIU Local 721 is committed to holding the board accountable to following through with conducting a transparent investigation into the actions at the Marengo St. McDonald’s and investigating the experiences of fast food workers as a whole. It is high time these employees receive the respect and protections they deserve.”

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Congratulations! Xiaoli Zhang-King Elected to SBCERS Pension Board https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/congratulations-xiaoli-zhang-king-elected-to-sbcers-pension-board.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=congratulations-xiaoli-zhang-king-elected-to-sbcers-pension-board Thu, 08 Oct 2020 20:24:08 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46460   SBCERS members voted to elect our SEIU 721 member-endorsed candidate, Xiaoli Zhang-King, as the General Member of the Board of Retirement. Xiaoli is a Senior Financial Systems Analyst with the Auditor Controller’s Office and she is committed to protecting our retirement. She is currently serving on the SBCERS board … Read More

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SBCERS members voted to elect our SEIU 721 member-endorsed candidate, Xiaoli Zhang-King, as the General Member of the Board of Retirement.

Xiaoli is a Senior Financial Systems Analyst with the Auditor Controller’s Office and she is committed to protecting our retirement. She is currently serving on the SBCERS board after being appointed.

SBCERS oversees how our guaranteed pension funds are invested. Congratulations to all the Santa Barbara County members who helped get the word out and stood up for a secure retirement.

We are facing unprecedented challenges with this COVID-19 pandemic and we need to speak up and make our voices heard at the County level, as we did by electing Xiaoli, and also across our region and state.

Visit the SEIU 721 Election Headquarters and view/download the Tri-Counties voter guide and let’s stand up for working families.

Your voice and vote matter!

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We did it LA City! Furloughs are OFF the table. https://www.seiu721.org/2020/10/we-did-it-la-city-furloughs-are-off-the-table.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=we-did-it-la-city-furloughs-are-off-the-table Fri, 02 Oct 2020 22:01:54 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46415 Special Message from SEIU Local 721 President Bob Schoonover As President of SEIU Local 721, I’m happy to deliver some good news to you today. We did it! Furloughs are now officially OFF the table with the City of Los Angeles!  Since the beginning of this crisis, our union has worked … Read More

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Special Message from SEIU Local 721 President Bob Schoonover

As President of SEIU Local 721, I’m happy to deliver some good news to you today. We did it! Furloughs are now officially OFF the table with the City of Los Angeles! 

Since the beginning of this crisis, our union has worked non-stop to identify any and all alternatives to furloughs – because at the end of the day we don’t believe in Furloughs, we believe in our ability to flex our union power and come up with ideas that will have the least negative impact on our hard-working members.

As part of our extensive work with the Coalition of City Unions, SEIU 721 has successfully negotiated a Letter of Agreement with the CAO to create additional savings for the City of Los Angeles.

These are savings on top of those we successfully achieved earlier this summer. These new savings are enough to push the City of L.A. to postpone any thought of furloughs until after January 17, 2021.

The main elements of this agreement are:

  • Each employee will take an unpaid day on November 3, 2020 and another unpaid day on April 2, 2021, except in operations where minimum staffing levels must be maintained, employees will be paid for hours worked.
  • You will receive a one-time paid eight (8) hour floating holiday during fiscal year 2020-21.
  • The excess sick leave cash payout due in January 2021 will be deferred to January 2022 and will be paid at the wage in effect when the payout is made.

As this pandemic and the subsequent economic downfall continues to be our reality, we must stand union strong and always push our elected leaders to finds ways to safeguard working people.

Our SEIU International Union continues to urge leaders in Washington to appropriate much needed funding for local governments to help get our local cities and counties through this economic crisis. Your vote in the upcoming election matters now more than ever before. Ballots will be arriving next week.

I strongly urge you to support the candidates and propositions that our union has officially endorsed so that we can continue to safeguard our jobs and the vital services our City of Angels depends on.  You can find our union’s voter guide here: https://www.seiu721.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/SEIU-721-LA-OC-Member-Voter-Guide-NEW-version-9-18-2020.pdf

Make sure to use these guides when casting your ballot and mail your ballot back as soon as possible.

Together we will win!

In solidarity,

President Bob Schoonover

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Nurse Practitioners & Patients Win as Newsom Signs New Bill https://www.seiu721.org/2020/09/nurse-practitioners-patients-win-as-newsom-signs-new-bill.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nurse-practitioners-patients-win-as-newsom-signs-new-bill Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:22:44 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46369 Victory! After years of lobbying and advocating, Nurse Practitioners in California now have full practice authority to better evaluate and diagnose patients utilizing their extensive education and experience. The end result will be expanded access to health care, especially in rural areas. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bill AB 890 into … Read More

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Victory!

After years of lobbying and advocating, Nurse Practitioners in California now have full practice authority to better evaluate and diagnose patients utilizing their extensive education and experience. The end result will be expanded access to health care, especially in rural areas.

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bill AB 890 into law on Tuesday, drawing praise from Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California and other organizations that have been calling for the restrictions on NP’s to be removed. The changes will be added in phases and AB 890 will be fully implemented in 2023.

Prior to the passage of the law, California held NP’s on “restricted practice authority” which kept them from providing many essential services unless a doctor was present. Bob Schoonover, President of SEIU California and SEIU Local 721, said the change is a win for Nurse Practitioners and patients alike because it will help ensure everyone has timely access to care.

“I applaud the 721 Nurse Practitioners who never gave up. They testified, lobbied and gave their time to improve the lives of the patients they serve. Over the next 10 years, California faces a critical and growing shortage of physicians – even as seven million Californians, the majority of them African American, Latino and Native American, are already experiencing inadequate access to primary care, which has profound and negative health consequences,” he said.

“AB 890 will help expand healthcare access and improve Californians’ health by allowing nurse practitioners to practice to the top of their training, and we applaud Governor Newsom for signing this critical legislation.”

AB 890:

  • Grants full practice authority to Nurse Practitioners
  • Significantly improves California’s efforts to close a growing and severe provider gap in the healthcare system
  • Addresses the disproportionate primary care gap in communities of color and rural communities

SEIU Local 721 represents hundreds of Nurse Practitioners in Southern California including Ileana M. Meza, who works at LAC-USC. She has been advocating for this change for years and said it’s a happy day for all Californians.

“We are close to our communities and our patients. We are trained to provide top-notch primary care, and now California is freeing us to use our expertise and skill to the fullest extent of our training and education,” Meza said. “This is a real advance for our state and for underserved communities.”

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Don’t Miss LA County Virtual Benefits Fairs – Oct. 1 https://www.seiu721.org/2020/09/dont-miss-la-county-virtual-benefits-fairs-oct-1.php?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=dont-miss-la-county-virtual-benefits-fairs-oct-1 Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:00:56 +0000 https://www.seiu721.org/?p=46268   LA County members: It’s that time of the year again! The annual enrollment window is coming soon – from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. Our union worked hard to bargain for these benefits for you and your family. So learn how to fully enjoy all the perks and benefits … Read More

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LA County members: It’s that time of the year again! The annual enrollment window is coming soon – from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31.

Our union worked hard to bargain for these benefits for you and your family. So learn how to fully enjoy all the perks and benefits of being a Union worker by joining us at one of our upcoming LA County Virtual Benefits Fairs listed below.

  • Thurs., Oct. 1 from 12 PM to 1 PM
  • Sat., Oct. 3 from 10 AM to 11 AM
  • Tues., Oct. 6 from 6 PM to 7 PM
  • Thurs., Oct. 8 from 12 PM to 1 PM
  • Tues., Oct. 13 from 6 PM to 7 PM

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Registration is open to all SEIU 721 members employed by LA County, LACERA and LA Superior Courts. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of hosting in-person fairs at numerous worksites across LA County, we’re holding virtual fairs at five different dates and times listed above so you can get questions answered safely and conveniently.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

We’ll have answers about your healthcare, dental and insurance benefits as well as the supplemental benefits offered by our union – including chiropractic services, legal services plus cancer and catastrophic illness plans. Representatives will be ready to answer your questions from these agencies.

LA County-Sponsored

  • Delta Dental
  • Empower (Horizons)
  • Kaiser
  • LACERA
  • UnitedHealthcare

Union Benefits Trust

  • Dental Health Services – Supplemental Dental Plan
  • Optum – Chiropractic Benefit Plan
  • Reliance Standard – Disability Income
  • Trustmark – Custodial Care and Cancer Catastrophic Illness
  • U.S. Legal Services – Legal Services Plan
  • Vision Service Plan – Optical Care/Lens and Frame
  • Zenith-American – SEIU Local 721 Benefits Trust Administrator

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Make sure you have your questions about your benefits answered well during the annual open enrollment window by attending one of our LA County Virtual Benefits Fairs. Once that window closes after Oct. 31, your benefits are set for the year. So get the most out of them. Register today!

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