FIX LA Coalition Demands 5,000 Jobs

Coalition of labor and community groups from throughout Los Angeles demanded that City Hall restore 5,000 municipal jobs lost during the Great Recession. Molly Rhodes, PHD, Policy Research Analyst with SEIU Local 721 explains how city coffers are back in the black.

No On Our Watch! Leadership Summit – April 28th

Our Leadership Summit was incredibly successful. Hundreds of leaders from all sectors of 721 joined us to arm themselves with the knowledge and tools needed to fight Right To Work and other union attacks at their worksites!

SEIU 721 President Bob Schoonover Stands Up for City of LA Workers

SEIU 721 Pres. Bob Schoonover testifies before the LA City Council budget committee meeting on behalf of the FIX L.A. Coalition. The local economy is booming but city job restoration is not. Paul Krekorian, Chair of Budget and Finance Committee, agrees that city job restoration should be a top priority. … Read More

Life in LA County

LA County Employees touch the live of everyone in Los Angeles County. From vaccines to marriage licenses, pet adoption to fire fighting we take care of LA County!

The Work We Do: Lillian Cabral

If you’ve been to an SEIU 721 event, chances are you’ve seen Lillian Cabral. From her trademark purple glasses and purple 721 t-shirts, this SEIU Executive Board Member is not shy about showing her Purple Pride. Lillian, who’s been an LA County employee for 39 years, works at LAC+USC, which … Read More

Los Angeles: Nation Day Of Action

Workers from all over Southern California gathered in Los Angeles to let it be known from the West Coast to Washington, D.C.: We are united, we are union strong and no court case can stop us. #WeRise #1u #UnionStrong

Los Angeles: National Day of Action

Workers from all over Southern California gathered in Los Angeles to let it be known from the West Coast to Washington, D.C.: We are united, we are union strong and no court case can stop us. #WeRise #1u #UnionStrong

The Work We Do: Alina Mendizabal

Day in, day out, Alina Mendizabal’s boss was making her life a living hell. There was scapegoating and public scolding, unwarranted write-ups and constant scrutiny. Sometimes the bully boss would go out of the way to “randomly” pop into Alina’s office just to intimidate her. “I called her the devil’s … Read More

Grand Prize Delivery

We hand delivered our Grand Prize winner her $500 Visa Gift card so she would have some extra spending money in time for the holidays!

SEIU 721 Brighten Your Holidays Drawing

Everyone who signed on to our website and updated their information was entered in our Holiday drawing! 7 lucky winners won a $100 Visa Gift Card and 1 lucky grand prize winner took home a $500 Visa Gift card!

Supervisor Washington’s Holiday Escape

The dedicated employees of Riverside County visited the Board of Supervisors’ holiday party with gifts and reminders of what’s at stake with our current “last, best and final” offer. Some supervisors chose to listen to what we had to say, others… not so much.

Meet the Finalists

Meet the finalists in the Los Angeles Health Agency Logo and Motto Contest

Riverside County Bargaining Town Hall

The complete recording of SEIU 721’s first-ever live contract bargaining town hall, with updates from president Bob Schoonover, chief of staff Gilda Valdez and interim director Eloy Alvarez.

Calling On Riverside County: Fire Zappia Law Firm!

The working families of Riverside County are fed up with the conduct of the County’s outside attorney, Zappia Law Firm. Today, we officially filed a motion for sanctions in Riverside Superior Court charging the County and Zappia Law Firm with misleading the court by omitting key information during the injunction … Read More

SEIU Puerto Rico Solidarity Die In

Members of several Southern California SEIU locals came together on 10/04 in solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico. We held a 14 minute funeral procession and die in to call attention to the fact that millions of Puerto Rican people have endured 14 days without basic necessities in the … Read More

Puerto Rico Solidarity Die In

Members of several Southern California SEIU locals came together on 10/04 in solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico. We held a 14 minute funeral procession and die in to call attention to the fact that millions of Puerto Rican people have endured 14 days without basic necessities in the … Read More

Jail Time for Self Defense, WTF ?

Fearing for your life in the workplace cannot be the new normal! Shame on the County of Riverside for inexplicably yanking a safety proposal that would benefit all frontline County workers, and threatening workers with discipline up to criminal prosecution for self-defense.

The LA County Health Agency Introduces Just Culture

The Los Angeles County Health Agency launches a huge Just Culture initiative across the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Public Health and the Department of Health Services transforming the way the Health Agency looks at employees, systems and care improvement.

Day Two of Unfair Labor Practice Strike Workers March on BOS

“Today is not going to be the end, unless things change!” – SEIU 721 President Bob Schoonover. Day 2 Strikers marched from the Riverside Convention Center to fill the County Administration Center on Day 2 of the strike. #RaiseUpRivCo #1Union #RivCoCares

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