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.

Smell the Roses! City of Pasadena Commits to $15.

PASADENA - On the heels of the City of Long Beach recently putting the city on the path to raising the wage $15/hr. in December, the City of Pasadena last night voted 7-0 to also adopt a minimum wage policy that will lead to $15/hr. by 2020. 

Make Your Voice Heard at LA County DHS!

We supported and advocated for the creation of an Integrated Health Agency at LA County, and the Board of Supervisors listened to our concerns when they voted to make this new department a reality last year!

SEIU 721 Executive Board 2016 Election Notice!

It's official. The 2016 Executive Board (E-Board) Election process is well under way.

We Stand Together #SBStrong

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San Bernardino Memorial and Victims Fund Launched as Part of Multiyear Effort to Support the Long-Term Needs of San Bernardino Victims and Families

LOS ANGELES, CA - As families gather to mark the Holiday Season, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721, in collaboration with Labor Community Services, are launching a multiyear memorial fund to benefit the families of those killed on December 2, 2015, as well as to provide support to the San Bernardino County employees directly impacted by the tragedy. Contributions will come from SEIU, community organizations, and members of the general public. Donations can be made online by visiting: LaborCommunityServicesLA.org.

Happy New Year from SEIU 721

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Holiday hours at all SEIU 721 offices are as follows:

Monday, Dec. 28 - Wednesday, Dec. 30: Regular Office Hours

Thursday, Dec. 31: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Recreation will close at 12 noon)

Friday, Jan. 1: Closed

Some L.A. County employees qualify for a $70 transit stipend!


Transit Subsidies Still Available

If you:

(1)     Are represented by SEIU 721;

(2)     Do not receive the Civic Center Transportation Allowance;

(3)     Purchase your transit passes monthly through the Commuter Benefit Plan (via Wageworks); and

(4)     Spend $70 or more per month on your transit pass

Then you are eligible to receive a $70 subsidy per month as part of the bargaining agreement between SEIU 721 and the County of Los Angeles.  

Board of Supervisors Approves SEIU Contracts - A Note on Raises


On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Board of Supervisors approved unit contracts for all SEIU Local 721 Los Angeles County bargaining unit members.

Hundreds gather in support of our San Bernardino brothers and sisters

On the heels of last Wednesday's tragedy in San Bernardino, community, labor, and elected leaders from across the country came together on Monday night in San Bernardino to mourn for the victims and call for an end the scourge of gun violence in our communities and in the workplace.

Members Overwhelmingly Vote to Raise Up all of LA County!

 After a highly successful month-long Tentative Agreement (TA) voting process, 99% of voting SEIU Local 721 members voted in support of the new 3-year contract with Los Angeles County.

Congratulations, Gateway CITs!

On October 21, 2015, the 2013-14 participants in the Gateway Care Improvement Teams were honored by the Board of Supervisors & the Productivity and Quality Commission  for significant improvements in our work with primary care patients.   

LA County 2015-2018 Tentative Agreement Summaries

We did it! After hard-fought contract negotiations, we've reached a Tentative Agreement on an excellent three-year contract that raises up all of LA County.

LA County TA Voting via the Web

We're now entering Week 2 of LA County Tentative Agreement (TA) voting! Since October 21st, members throughout LA County have been making their voices heard by casting their ballots at worksite locations, and at Local 721.

Worksite Voting Locations to Raise Up LA County

The time has arrived to finalize the breakthrough contract! Starting on Wednesday, October 21st you can make your voice count by casting your vote to Raise Up LA County.

Time to Cast Your Vote to Raise Up LA County!

We did it! After hard-fought contract negotiations, we've reached a Tentative Agreement on an excellent three-year contract that raises up all of LA County. 

Contract Settlement* Raises Up ALL of LA County!


SEIU Local 721 and the County of Los Angeles have reached a Tentative Agreement on a new three-year contract. Detailed tentative agreement summaries, including significant gains on bargaining unit specific issues, will be available soon. At as many worksites as possible, membership meetings will be held to review the tentative agreements prior to the ratification vote. More information on ratification coming very soon, stay tuned. For now, here are some of the highlights and breakthroughs.


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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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