“This social worker worked like a hero to protect Noah.”

By now, most everyone has heard about the death of Noah Cuatro, a four-year-old Palmdale boy who passed away over the Fourth of July weekend under circumstances that authorities are calling suspicious. An investigation into Noah’s death is still underway. But, already, some Read More...

SEIU 721 to Honor ‘Champions for Our Children’

March is Social Work Month. In this spirit, SEIU 721 is proud to recognize the work of our members and our allies in the social work field by hosting our annual “Champions for Our Children” gathering. It will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 9 A.M. to Noon at the Read More...

Union Power Is Instrumental in Clearing DCFS Backlog of 2,500 RFAs

SEIU 721 is proud to report incredible progress on a major issue affecting L.A. County social workers: Resource Family Approvals. It’s no secret that the RFA backlog was up to 2,500 cases. Indeed, the backlog was a huge sticking point during our last round of contract bargaining. Every single Read More...