California Superior Court Judge Finds Prop 22 Unconstitutional

CBS Bay Area

Bob Schoonover, president of SEIU California State Council, issued a statement in response to the ruling. “Companies like Uber and Lyft spent $225 million in an effort to take away rights from workers in a way that violates California’s Constitution … [t]hey tried to boost their profits by undermining democracy and the state constitution.”

Dent, SEIU 721 President, Passes at 68

Los Angeles Sentinel

Linda Dent, a clerk in the Los Angeles County Tax Collector’s Office, who rose from a steward to become the first woman and first Black president of SEIU 721, passed away on May 31 from pancreatic cancer. She was 68-years-old.

CA Legislature’s budget rebuilds decimated local public health infrastructure

State of Reform

“Frontline workers risked their lives to stop the spread of COVID-19 and with this plan legislators have not only honored their sacrifice but demonstrated they have workers’ backs as we prepare for the next public health crisis — whether it is an earthquake, food borne illness or devastating virus,” said Bob Schoonover, Executive Director of SEIU Local 721 and President of SEIU California.