A coalition of labor unions led by a local branch of the SEIU has accused Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti of neglecting the city’s pressing issues while focusing on his presidential aspirations instead.
Labor leaders said their members are ready to withstand the barrage. “They’re really not advocating for the employees at all—they’re advocating for unions to lose their power,” said SEIU 721 President Bob Schoonover.
KABC Eyewitness News was on hand today when members from SEIU Local 721 notified the Riverside County Board of Supervisors of their intent to strike over multiple unfair labor violations and safety concerns.
Aug. 10 was a day of action for members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721 as workers picketed on their breaks in just under 100-degree weather at the Riverside County Social Services offices at the corner of San Jacinto Street and Oakland Avenue in Hemet.
One of the most enduring myths of California water politics is that the Delta Tunnels promoted by the Jerry Brown and Donald Trump administrations are designed to divert Northern California water to “fill swimming pools” and “water lawns” in Southern California.