My Thoughts on the Nurse Legislative Conference

Hundreds of nurses attended the two-day conference in Sacramento - including members from all of our locals in California. SEIU 721 sent 38 nurse leaders, and I was honored to be in the company of these dynamic advocates. Workshops covered a wide range of topics - from benefits of teamwork, Cal/OSHA Read More...

FixLA Submits Budget Balancing Plan

SEIU 721 Researchers and members of the Fix LA Coalition provided testimony on behalf of the Coalition of LA Unions to the City's Budget and Finance Committee.  We reviewed how we made sacrifices that saved the City, Read More...

Fight for Fairness is Paying Off for Riverside County Members

It wasn't quick and it wasn't easy... but the Fight for Fairness we started in 2010 has finally paid off for Riverside County SEIU 721 members.After a union wide push for pay equity and fairness, SEIU 721 Riverside County members have won a major victory that will provide Read More...

LA County Social Workers Respond to Blue Ribbon Report

It's been a year since the tragic death of Gabriel Fernandez, the eight-year-old Palmdale boy  badly beaten while under the protection of  Los Angeles County's child welfare system. Now, a group of serious-minded professionals, named by the Board of Supervisors to a Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Read More...