Los Angeles County

SEIU 721 represents more than 55,000 employees in Los Angeles County, stretching from the desert to the beaches. Our members provide quality parks, protect our drinking water, meet the needs of families, care for people at our hospitals and clinics, and much more for the 10 million people who live here.

Eligibility Workers Deliver!

When we fight we win! L.A. County Eligibility Workers (EW's) and Clerical Staff have been speaking out on the alarming number of cases under a system that has yet to catch up.

On Monday, June 22nd their united voices made a difference!

SEIU 721 Responds to DCFS Audit

Attention to all SEIU 721 DCFS CSW members! L.A. County DCFS recently concluded an audit, which found over 800 CSW's claimed weekend and evening mileage incorrectly, or logged into their computer outside of regular business hours without approval. While DCFS was ready to dish out penalties over these administrative hiccups, SEIU 721 immediately and aggressively pushed back to get a non-disciplinary response by DCFS.

L.A. County Jail Health Care Providers Call For Transparency

When we got word of the plan to consolidate the Los Angeles Sheriff Department's Medical Services Bureau and the Department of Health Services we mobilized.

L.A. County Members Don't Leave Your Dependents without Coverage!

Have you heard the news? L.A. County employees must provide proof their dependents are eligible for medical and dental coverage by July 15, 2015.

LA County Registered Nurses - Make Your Voice Heard, Take the RN Survey Today

With bargaining around the corner, we want to hear YOUR voice.

SEIU 721 BU311/312 RNs are filling out surveys to help prioritize our contract proposals. If you are a Los Angeles County Registered Nurse in BU 311/312, and haven't already completed the survey, please click here to do it today. This information will help the team craft proposals with YOUR concerns in mind.

Mental Health Workers Celebrated

Commitment, Intervention and Recovery for Healthy Communities

The First Annual Mental Health Awareness celebration was held June 6 at the Los Angeles SEIU 721. This event honored the work done by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and Community Clinics workers, and their contribution to the mental health of our communities.

Many outstanding union leaders who are dedicated to representing worker rights and quality services to Mental Health clients were honored.

L.A. County Bargaining Update

Thousands of you joined our kick off with thousands of members outside of the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration (WATCH VIDEO), inspiring a call to raise ALL of L.A. County! Our bargaining is now well underway and we're ensuring that we negotiate for wins that both our members and the communities they serve can be proud of.

Nurse Celebration a Huge Success


Our Nurse celebration on May 30 was a huge success!

Our Los Angeles County nurses were honored for the outstanding care they provide to our community. Both Robin Ellis and Marva Burgess received our Florence Nightingale award for honoring the caring legacy of Florence Nightingale through an unrelenting dedication to uplift the critical role of Nursing in the healthcare field.

Crisis in L.A. County: Asking for the Humanly Impossible of Eligibility Workforce

When L.A County's most vulnerable families are in need of critical services including access to life-saving medical care, their first stop has to be getting their case approved through an L.A. County Eligibility Caseworker. However Eligibility Caseworkers are being asked to do the humanly impossible: to individually process the cases of over 3,000 families! That's right, throughout L.A. County, Eligibility Workers and Clerical Staff are drowning in a sea of cases with urgent demands from more and more families in desperate need and a system that has yet to catch up. 

Mental Health Recognition Celebration June 6 - Save the Date


In honor of the work done by Los Angeles County DMH and Community Clinics workers, we will celebrate our contributions to the development of healthy communities with a recognition and awareness event. Please join us!

Celebrate Nursing Appreciation Month With Us


Join us to recognize and appreciate the hard work that nursing professionals do every day

to help families and improve communities.

Save the Date - June 6 - Mental Health Recognition Celebration

mental-health-celebration-graphic.jpgIn honor of the work done by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and Community Clinics workers, we will celebrate our contributions to the mental health of our communities with a recognition and awareness event. Please join us!

Honoring our Labor Legacy

Join Southern California's elected, community and labor leaders in honoring the legacy of four extraordinary individuals who have left their indelible mark in the lives of working families, the communities we live in and our labor movement at the First Annual Labor Legacy Awards hosted by SEIU Local 721

 on Friday, March 27. 

This special event starts at 6 p.m., at the SEIU 72 union hall on 1545 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles.

NASCAR Tribute to Labor Discount Tickets for Auto Club 400 Race

NASCAR and Auto Club Speedway is honoring union members with discount tickets to the upcoming Auto Club 400 race. SEIU 721 is a proud sponsor of this special offer. 

Sunday, March 22
Auto Club Speedway
9300 Cherry Avenue
Fontana, CA  92335

Each ticket is just $39! Over a $50 savings! 
• Huge savings for reserved seating
• Exclusive pre-race pit pass
• Complimentary parking
• Union appreciation throughout the race
• All day entertainment for the entire family

Come on out and wear your 721 purple with pride! To purchase tickets, visit autoclubspeedway.com/union or call 800-944-RACE (7223). Remember to tell them you are an SEIU 721 member for the discount.

Click here to download the event flyer..

Offer expires March 12 or while supplies last.

LA County Bargaining Survey 2015

This survey is only for SEIU 721 members who work for the County of Los Angeles.

If this applies to you, please complete the survey in the box below. Scroll down to ensure you fill out the entire survey, which is eleven pages long. Click the "Next" button at the bottom of each page to get to all the survey's pages.

You can fill out the survey below on the SEIU 721 page or you can go to the Survey Monkey website and fill it out here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LACounty2015



LA County Quick Links

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1545 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone Number: 213-368-8660
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Contact Us

Write us a message and we'll get back to you. If you may be facing a disciplinary situation at work, please call the SEIU 721 Member Connection immediately: (877) 721-4YOU, Monday through Wednesday and Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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