Bob Schoonover’s Statement on LA and Ventura area fires

SEIU 721's president and members urge residents to heed evacuation warnings, and thank public sector frontline and service providers for their heroic work.  Los Angeles, CA—“The wildfires raging throughout Los Angeles County and Ventura County are having a big impact on our union. Many Read More...

UNION 101: “Right to Work”

They say it's the "Right to Work."What they DON'T say is it's really the Right to Work....FOR LESS!This so-called "Right to Work" scheme has been around for decades - in fact, even Martin Luther King Jr. Read More...

UNION 101: Glossary of Terms

Whether you're new to the union or have been a long-time member, here's a glossary that will help give you a better understanding of labor terms.Arbitration: To resolve disputes between an employee and an employer, a union contract or work rules establishes a formal Read More...

Break Bread, Not The Budget!

Riverside County workers spread some early holiday cheer this week with a visit to the board of supervisors office.Accompanied by Rev. Copeland of St. Paul AME, we brought a gift basket to Supervisor Chuck Washington and extended an invitation for him to break bread with Read More...

A Crack in Riverside County’s Armor!

Judge Throws Out Injunction and Labor Board Moves to Set Hearing for an Unfair Practice Charge! Right on the heels of a State Superior Court Judge throwing out a strike injunction on the grounds Read More...

Las Virgenes Members Win a Contract That Includes a 3% Raise

We did it! Our SEIU 721 Las Virgenes Municipal Water District bargaining team worked hard to secure a strong one year contract that puts members and the District back on track. Our unity and collective participation were key in bringing home this contract. Congratulations!Here’s what we Read More...