Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law two important pieces of legislation aimed at helping children in the foster care system Sept. 30. SEIU 721 members lobbied legislators and testified in Sacramento in support of both bills.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas stopped in for a quick visit with the social workers who answer emergency calls to the child welfare hotline. Workers at the hotline answer between 12,000 and 16,000 calls every month.
Santa Clarita residents upset about the recent decision by the City Council to privatize library services without public input say the Council violated the Brown Act, which requires open public meetings.
Community health workers, activists and senior health care officials came together on Sept. 25 to develop strategies for implementing and strengthening health care reform.
Santa Clarita residents upset about the plan to transfer city libraries to a for-profit company got their voice out in the New York Times.
In meeting with management common understanding of goals and roles in temporary reassignment reached. SEIU Local 721 members and staff met with DCFS management...
A California newspaper chain recently submitted a request to make public the salary information, names and titles of public employees in California. LA County employees have the opportunity to request the redaction of their name due to personal safety concerns.
SEIU members, community leaders and policy makers will mark this historic moment on Saturday, Sept. 25 in Los Angeles with a conference featuring frank discussions of how the landmark legislation will reshape the future of Los Angeles County's public health care safety net.
What You Need to Know Before Open Enrollment Starts Oct. 1Los Angeles County members have new benefits and choices to make regarding health care coverage once...