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 procedure to reach a 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 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 that no strike was 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 Read More...

Shining A Light On Riverside County’s Wasteful Spending

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors seems to prefer that their dealings with European consulting giant KPMG stay in the shadows. That probably makes it easier for them to do things like turn a $761,600 contract into a $40 million one through amendments - without the Read More...

SEIU Retiree Committee Holds Health & Safety Fair

The Health Education Sub-Committee helped seniors arrange for emergencies by focusing on Disaster Preparedness during the Annual Health & Safety Fair on Nov. 14. Presenters included AARP, American Red Cross, LATTC and SEIU 721.Several vendors were on hand to share information and Read More...