Riverside County

The County Insists on Balancing The Budget on Workers' Backs - We have the Power to Stop Them

When we amp up the pressure the County feels it! Our actions through the month of June were key in moving the County to withdraw their proposal to eliminate both the Flex Benefits cash back and subsidies for current employees, and the opt-out option for Flex Benefits. 

You Have Every Legal Right to Let Management Know It's Time to Cut the Contract Delays

SEIU Local 721 members at every worksite are uniting to win a fair contract and management is losing their cool as they deal with our escalating pressure! 

Cut the Delays! We're Demanding a Fair Contract Now in Riverside County

Our March on the Bosses is gaining momentum! Hundreds of Riverside County members at various worksites have taken our fight for a fair a contract directly to management.


We're Strong and Getting Even Stronger! Riv Co. Bargaining Update

For the past several weeks we've raised the stakes with the County of Riverside by taking action at countless worksites and demonstrating to the County that we are determined to win a fair contract that Raises Up Riverside County.

It's On! Riverside County Members Decisively Authorize Escalation Up To and Including a Strike

After 5 weeks of voting at worksites throughout the County and the Inland Regional Office, Riverside County members emphatically authorized an escalation up to and including a strike with a 98% yes vote! 

By Popular Demand - Riverside County Escalation Voting Extended!

Thousands of Riverside County SEIU Local 721 members have already casted their vote to escalate up to and including a strike. More and more members across the county are coming together, gearing up and want to make their voices heard because they know the stakes are too high!

SEIU 721-Riverside County Scholarship Applications Now Open for 2017-2018


Each year, SEIU 721 and the County of Riverside come together to offer scholarship awards, ranging from $250 to $5,000, to children of SEIU 721 members who are Riverside county employees. Applications are now being accepted.

Escalation Up to and Including Authorization of a Strike in Riverside County

Riverside County continues to propose cuts on the backs of workers and residents because their poor-decision making has led to excessive revenue waste. 

Riverside County Members Call Out County CEO Jay Orr on Shady Wall Street Deal and Sweet-heart Contracts

As taxpayers throughout the County race to meet their tax obligations on Tax Day, Riverside County SEIU Local 721 and community advocates gathered on the steps of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors for a press conference to condemn the up to $119 million in taxpayer waste by the County and demand its CEO Jay Orr renegotiate a toxic swap deal with Wells Fargo.

Dangerous and Unsafe Working Conditions throughout Riverside County Spur SEIU 721 Members to Resort to Self-Defense!

In response to the increasingly dangerous working conditions that have been continually ignored by Riverside County management, Riverside County SEIU 721 members have begun participating in three self-defense classes this week at worksites across the County to equip members with the skills needed to stay safe on the job. 

Over 3,000 Petitions Delivered to Riverside County Board of Supervisors

On March 21st Riverside County members delivered over 3,000 signed petitions to the Riverside County Board of Supervisors to highlight how the County is prioritizing sweetheart consulting contracts (watch video) totaling almost $50 million while they propose reckless cuts at bargaining table on the backs of frontline workers.

Riverside County Bargaining News 1.30.17

The SEIU 721 bargaining team has been negotiating in good faith with Riverside County but the county has continuously chosen to take the low road with an overreliance on aimless cuts rather than thinking through solutions that can benefit everyone. 

Riverside County Workers Are Refusing to Be Victims!

 Following reports of physical attacks on Riverside County Hemet Clinic care providers and bricks being thrown through windows, SEIU Local 721 hosted a "We Must Protect Ourselves" self-defense course (WATCH VIDEO) for all Riverside County Hemet Clinic care professionals on January 18th.

Professional Self-Defense Training for Riverside County Members!

On December 14th we filed a grievance demanding the County address the serious workplace safety issues, and we held a "Safety Check" immediately after to let them know that fearing for our lives at work is not normal

Bargaining to Raise the Standards (Riv. Co Bargaining News)

SEIU Local 721 members are bargaining to raise up the standards at every worksite and every department in Riverside County! 


Inland Area Quick Links

Main Inland Business Office and Union Hall
6177 River Crest Dr., Ste. B
Riverside, CA 92507
Phone Number: 951-571-7700
Fax Number: 951-653-6310
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Palm Springs Office
340 S. Farrell Dr., Ste. A104
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: 877-721-4968
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