Social Security and the 1%

On April 17, most of America's wealthiest citizens will stop paying Social Security taxes. Once the payroll contribution cap of $117,000 is reached, millionaires and billionaires stop paying into the system, while the Read More...

Commemorating the Armenian Genocide in Sacramento

On April 6, leaders of SEIU 721's Armenian Caucus traveled to the Sacramento to attend the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. They participated in a series of commemorative events, including a vigil and meetings with supportive elected officials. Here are photos Read More...

LA City Bargaining Teams Ready to Fix LA

On April 8, LA City Bargaining Team members participated in a Bargaining Summit to discuss upcoming contract negotiations with city management. Teams from each of the Coalition of LA City Unions' member unions were there to discuss bargaining priorities, strategy and to formulate Read More...

Compton Job Fair Draws Hundreds

SEIU 721 co-sponsored the Compton Job Fair on April 5. Nearly 1,000 job-seekers lined up for the event, which featured dozens of vendors. Compton mayor Aja Brown helped facilitate the event and Read More...

LA City Members: Update on Dependent Coverage in Flex

For employees eligible for Flex benefits, LA City is announcing the 2014 Dependent Eligibility Verification program. The program is designed to ensure that all dependents enrolled in Flex health plans are actually eligible for coverage. It's part of the City's commitment to control health care Read More...

SEIU 721 Nurse Leadership Conference

Nurse Leaders from across the LA County Health Division gathered for a SEIU 721 Nurse Leadership conference on March 29. The theme was inspired by the Gandhi quote, "Be the Change You Want to See In Read More...