SEIU 721 Statement on Charlottesville

Charlottesville Statement
The violence and hate espoused by the white supremacists behind Saturday’s deadly terror attack in Charlottesville strike at the very heart of what it means to be an American. SEIU 721 members condemn this horrific Read More...

Cesar Chavez: A Champion for Change

One of our greatest social activists and labor leaders is Cesar Chavez, who after leaving school in the 8th grade to work in the California fields with his family, went on to lead the charge for rights for millions of farm workers.Chavez’ contributions go beyond any one cause, with Read More...

E-Board Elections to Be Held for LA County and LA City Seats

SEIU Local 721 President Bob Schoonover announced today that elections will be held to fill two vacant seats on the union’s Executive Board – one representing LA County and another for the City of Los Angeles.“These two open seats are great opportunities for members Read More...

The High Cost of Freeloaders

There's one in every group.You know the one: Everyone goes out to eat. Everyone orders. Everyone eats. Everyone pulls out their method of payment, well, everyone except that friend who Read More...

Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Champion of Working People

MLK right to work
"In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right to work.' It is a law to rob us of our civil rights and job rights. Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining by which unions have improved wages and Read More...