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! 

Fearing for Your Life at the Workplace Cannot be the New Normal

Hemet, CA --A group of care professionals at Riverside County's Hemet Clinic are taking an affirmative stand against the safety breaches that have hit an all-time high at the clinic. On Wednesday, December 21st, the Riverside County employees held a "Safety Check" in front of the clinic to air their safety concerns and fears.


Riverside County Mental Care Professionals Demand A Fix To Chronic Safety Breaches at Hemet Clinic

Hemet, CA--A group of care professionals are gearing up for a worksite action outside of the Riverside County Hemet clinic to highlight the urgent need to ramp up the security measures at the clinic. The worksite action, known as a Safety Check, arrives on the heels of countless reports of serious safety breaches at the clinic over the past year including physical altercations with individuals under the influence and those struggling with mental disorders. 

Riverside Co. Bargaining Update for Nov 28th

Your Riverside County Bargaining Team has been busy negotiating a new, strong contract that raises up all of Riverside County! 

Riverside City Council Approves Contract

We did it!  After months of taking a stand and being vocal, our Tentative Agreement (TA) was approved by the  Riverside City Council on Tuesday, November 8th.


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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