Kids Shouldn’t Pay For Wall Street Greed

As part of a string of summer actions to demonstrate that taxpayer dollars belong in our communities instead of banks' pockets, the Coalition of LA City Unions and their partners in the Fix LA coalition sponsored a "Kids Swim Free" event at Exposition Park--nearly 100 kids arriving between 1 pm and Read More...

City of Ventura Members Win New Contract

The SEIU Local 721 City of Ventura bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement with the City on July 9, and all four bargaining units, A, G, S, and Q have approved the tentative agreement. The City Council voted to approve the contract at its July 28 meeting. These are Read More...

Child Safety Has No Border

I am a children's social worker and have several years of emergency response experience for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. Our American values of justice and Read More...

City of Santa Paula Members Vote to Approve Last Best and Final

SEIU 721 City of Santa Paula members voted to approve the Last, Best and Final Offer by a large margin on July 8, 2014. The bargaining team first met with city negotiators starting in February of 2014.Members spoke at several city council meetings and stood up for a fair contract.The new Read More...

Tapping into Compassion

(Photo Credit: Reuters) Protesters in Murrieta, California are intimidating and scaring children fleeing violence in Central America.  That's why SEIU locals in California are launching a week Read More...