Health care worker Luz Leon is facing a choice that is all too familiar to many people: put food on the table for her family or become another uninsured American. Watch her story.
Today California's top court leaders on the Judicial Council released a report that recognizes the need for action to protect Los Angeles courts from devastating cuts. "If this acknowledgment had come two months ago, we might have been able to prevent 329 layoffs and court closures that are causing justice in Los Angeles to deteriorate," said SEIU 721 President Bob Schoonover.
This Sunday, the Los Angeles Times ran an article critical of DCFS Director Trish Ploehn and the Board of Supervisors' handling of recent child fatalities.
Health care and park workers from South LA, elected officials, community groups and others who care about community health came together at the first South LA Healthy Communities Forum. The event and food bank was hosted by SEIU 721 Parks and Recreation workers.
by Theresa SantosPrincipal Accounting Systems Analyst, LA CountyI've been a Los Angeles County employee for the last 21 years; a member of SEIU for 13...
Assembly member Isadore Hall spent the day at MLK Multi-Service Ambulatory Care Center seeing firsthand how health care workers deliver services to the neediest families in Los Angeles County.
After bargaining for almost one month, our elected ARC Union Committee has hit a brick wall at the table. Red Cross management rejected guarantees to...
Congress' vote for health insurance reform will have an immediate impact on public employees and our patients and clients.
Announcing an important change for LA County and LA Superior Court employees who participate in the Horizons loan program.
In a strongly worded letter to DCFS Director Trish Ploehn, SEIU 721 leadership asked the department to consider social workers' recommendations to ensure redeployment of social workers currently serving back end functions and special units to emergency response units is smooth and successful.
As the LA Court laid off 329 reporters, KABC-7 reported that "a lot of those layoffs are in family court, specialists and mental health advisors who meet families before their court appearance.... Children will suffer the most."
As shrinking LA Courts prepare to lay off 329 employees, we're standing up for justice on March 17.
Who is the SUPER SOCIAL WORKER in your office? March is National Social Workers Month. Social Workers in SEIU 721 will recognize and celebrate our...
Staff at the Martin Luther King MACC, the clinic that currently occupies the hospital grounds, has been working to rebuild and reopen a fully functional hospital to...
On March 4 and 5, our SEIU brothers and sisters at the California Faculty Association (CFA) will be joining a unified effort of education...