Eligibility workers are a safety valve for California's safety net, making sure people qualify for vital services and protecting taxpayers. Now California's governor has proposed to privatize eligibility services. That's why it's important to look at the negative experience in states that have tried it.
The Secure Retirement Committee is very proud that our Chair, Herman Santos (Vice-Chair of LACERA's Board of Investments), has been selected by the Harvard School...
Los Angeles County Superior Court has announced a new effort to support court employees during the economic crisis. The Contributions for Access and Retention of Employees program will partly repay court employees affected by the closures.
In a historic vote, the University of California Board of Regents voted unanimously Thursday to partner with Los Angeles County to reopen Martin Luther King Hospital.
LA County employees represented by SEIU 721 have overwhelmingly ratified an agreement that protects working families and will lead to service improvements for residents....
If you are a former member of SEIU Local 535, your union dues have been lowered.
A search for salary data at the Administrative Office of the Courts finally yields a response. The real issue is transparency, not pay.
More than 60 Eligibility Workers volunteered their Saturday mornings to come together on November 7 for the first EW Summit. They celebrated their 40-year history of helping families, children and the elderly and looked ahead to the future. "We have to know where we come from to know where we're going," said Eligibility Worker Martin Hernandez.
A team of social workers has been meeting with DCFS management to improve policies and training related to emergency response work with the goal of improving results for workers, children and families.