Social workers respond to an LA Times editorial about the need for reform at DCFS.
After members' hard work, LA County has agreed to purchase boots for animal control officers, and uniform jackets for parks workers that will improve overall safety on the job.
Social workers are sounding the alarm. In today's Los Angeles Times there is a front-page article about the backlog in emergency response cases.
SEIU leadership helped renew the Medicaid 1115 Waiver -- a huge source of federal funding that covers the cost of California's treating low-income patients and the uninsured.
Social workers began meeting weekly as a part of three high level committees that the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office is convening with frontline workers, department leadership and top county management in order to reform child welfare in LA County.
Los Angeles County employees will have an opportunity to vote on a one-year contract extension that provides more money for health care.