SEIU 721 Celebrates Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day Read More...

Be An United Way Community Hero!

You can help create pathways out of poverty for our community in Los Angeles County.United Way and SEIU 721 have partnered to kick off a one-month long campaign this June to help break the cycle of poverty for our most vulnerable neighbors--families, children, veterans and the homeless. In Read More...

Let’s Celebrate Nurses

Join us to recognize and appreciate the hard work that nursing professionals do every dayto help families and improve communities. Saturday, May 31, 2014 • 10 am to 1 pmSEIU Local 7211545 Wilshire BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90017There will be special guest speakers, food,  Read More...

SEIU 721 and DHS Team Up to Strengthen Workplace Safety

Since the announcement last year that DHS was planning to remove metal detectors at DHS facilities, SEIU 721 made safety and security for patients, staff and visitors a top priority at DHS and statewide. Read the joint letter here. We Are Making Progress:Dr. Katz committed DHS to Read More...

My Thoughts on the Nurse Legislative Conference

Hundreds of nurses attended the two-day conference in Sacramento - including members from all of our locals in California. SEIU 721 sent 38 nurse leaders, and I was honored to be in the company of these dynamic advocates. Workshops covered a wide range of topics - from benefits of teamwork, Cal/OSHA Read More...

FixLA Submits Budget Balancing Plan

SEIU 721 Researchers and members of the Fix LA Coalition provided testimony on behalf of the Coalition of LA Unions to the City's Budget and Finance Committee.  We reviewed how we made sacrifices Read More...