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 point you feel Read More...

Voices of Labor Day: A Pension Saved is A Pension Earned

By Bob May Over Labor Day weekend, Ventura County beaches will have transformed into a massive playground for thousands of people celebrating the end of summer. But for me, the beach is my worksite — where I’ve helped keep it clean for over 23 years. Sand and the surf have Read More...

More Than 1,000 Workers Picket Riverside University Hospital

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Despite the County's attempts to block some workers from striking, more than 1,000 Riverside County employees picketed for several hours outside of the Riverside University Hospital Wednesday morning - sending a strong message to management that we're not backing down! The picket began at 6: Read More...