City of Simi Valley Members Win a New Contract!

City of Simi Valley members
Update (9/29/2017): The City of Simi Valley Council voted unanimously to approve the agreement at the 9/25/2017 City Council meeting. City of Simi Valley members won a strong two year contract that includes improvements in deferred compensation and a new bereavement benefit.Through your unity Read More...

Jail time for Self-Defense, WTF?

COUNTY'S Riverside Health System says one thing on self-defense — County lawmakers say another. Moreno Valley, CA — Chalk up another blunder in the long list of mismanagement for the County of Riverside. In the most Read More...

Riverside County Refuses Our Request to Mediate

On the heels of our powerful strike last week we immediately made the request for the County to return to the bargaining table and negotiate. They refused.Not only did they refuse to return to table, they also denied Read More...

Riverside County Members: We Have Your Back!

Last week’s strike is still sending shockwaves throughout Riverside County – from the community itself to the corridors of County management!Instead of Riverside County doing the right thing and returning to the bargaining table—their Managers have resorted to continue Read More...

Not in Our Backyard! Riverside County is Everyone’s Fight.

The fight against the forces that want to incapacitate and muzzle our labor movement is happening right here in our own backyard of Riverside County.Just last week our SEIU Local 721 sisters and brothers launched a historic two-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike against Read More...

Voices of Labor Day: Academia needs unions now more than ever

By KAZUYA SHIDA Like so many on campus, I was shocked by the recent Los Angeles Times investigation into Dr. Carmen Puliafito, the former dean of USC’s Keck School of Medicine.The Times’ bombshell report outlining Puliafito’s behavior while at USC — from partying with prostitutes and Read More...

Going Back To Work – Know Your Rights

On the heels of a powerful two day strike that’s given us tremendous momentum, here’s what you need to know about what comes next for SEIU Local 721 represented members.FIRST – If at ANY Read More...