Winning the Fight for the California Dream
As president of SEIU Local 721, I have the honor of
representing some of the most courageous, resourceful
and committed workers in California.
I am writing to share that, on April 2, I was selected by
SEIU California’s Executive Board to serve as president of
the organization. SEIU California is composed of SEIU locals
representing more than 700,000 workers across the state…
If you want clear proof of why public employees need unions, just take a look at management’s initial proposals at the bargaining table in LA County:
• A wage proposal that doesn’t even come close to covering inflation in LA’s skyrocketing housing market.
• A freeze on employer payments for health care, despite spiraling health care costs.
• An attempt to roll back or eliminate Flex Earnings, the payments LA County workers receive to offset their share of increasingly costly health insurance.