Safety of Riverside County workers on KPFK Radio

Riverside County workers are standing up against unsafe working conditions and they are being heard! Listen to #KPFK radio coverage of dangerous working conditions for Riverside County Workers. ‪#RivCoCares

Riverside County Employees Resort to Self-Defense!

In response to the increasingly dangerous working conditions that have been continually ignored by Riverside County management, Riverside County SEIU 721 members have begun participating in three self-defense classes this week at worksites across the County to equip members with the skills needed to stay safe on the job. read … Read More

We Must Protect Ourselves!

Riverside County employees have been attacked while on the job at the Hospital, clinics, inside the jails and other locations. It should not take multiple group grievances against the County for them to finally value the lives of County frontline workers and correct the chronic security breaches across facilities! Every … Read More

Ed Royce Townhall Vigil

Congressman Ed Royce is hiding from his constituents. He voted to gut the country’s healthcare system without having a better plan to replace it. So, SEIU 721, and the residents of the 39th Congressional District – whose taxes pay his salary – held a candlelight vigil on his doorstep to … Read More

Black History Through Film

This year for the first time in the almost 90 year history of the Oscars a film with an all black cast won Best Picture. Moonlight’s win signifies a change in not only the film industry but American culture and awareness. 2017 marked the first time an African American was … Read More

2017 Inland Region State of Our Union

The state of our union is – we’re under attack – but we’re fighting back! And when we fight, we win! This is true not just in Washington, D.C., but here, on the front lines, at home. #Riverside #SanBernardino

Yard Sale for Healthcare at Rep. Steve Knight’s

We co-hosted a “Yard Sale for Healthcare!” with Rep. Steve Knight to kick-start his fundraising efforts to replace the $20 billion California will lose now that Congress has voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act without replacing it. Patients, healthcare providers, and advocates delivered the invoice to Rep. Knight’s Palmdale … Read More

Riverside County Workers Are Refusing To Be Victims!

Following reports of physical attacks on care providers and bricks being thrown through windows at the Riverside County Hemet Clinic, SEIU Local 721 hosted a self-defense course for Riverside County workers. Workers are not waiting around for the County to value their lives, they’re learning how defend and protect themselves! … Read More

SEIU Local 721 in 2016

We were pretty busy in 2016, but if there is one thing we proven it’s that when we fight Together We Win! Join us in 2017!

Meet Natalia

Natalia is proud to be a Trans-Latina who uses her education for the benefit of her community. Sadly, Los Angeles LGBT Center CEO Lorri L. Jean doesn’t value Natalia, or her fellow other frontline workers. Take action now!

Lorena’s voice will be heard.

Our Union bargains contracts, wins grievances, and empowers workers like Lorena Ramirez to change the world. Last year, SEIU 721 helped Lorena apply for citizenship. This year, she raised her right hand, and took her oath. On Election Day—as a brand new US citizen—Lorena will make her voice heard! Join … Read More

Fighting Back against Bullying and Winning!

When SEIU 721 members fight back together against bullying, they win! Bullying elements have been addressed or removed at Olive View-UCLA, LAC+USC, High Desert, and Mid Valley!

Lillian Cabral Energizes at SEIU 2016 Convention!

SEIU 721’s Secretary Lillian Cabral energizes the crowd as she shares our Local’s innovative approach in our Health Division in forming labor-management teams that deliver a culture change that helps us deliver quality public whole-person care to the communities we serve

Breaking the Silence on Bullying at LA County DHS!

DHS Health Professionals sounded the alarm on the bullying crisis at LA County DHS and we’ve been successful in leading DHS Chief Mitch Katz to work with us to end the bullying crisis once and for all! This is only the beginning, let’s keep the momentum and continue speaking out … Read More

On April 14, Yolanda Wright, will take to the streets…

Yolanda Wright has been an L.A. County Library Aide since 2007. Library Aides and Pages earn minimum wage. In 2015, the Fight For $15 inspired her to join her Contract Bargaining Team. A proud member of SEIU Local 721, she will earn a livable wage of $16/hr, and can count … Read More

WE DID IT! #FightFor15

On April 4, 2016, working families across the Golden State celebrated the signing of Senate Bill 3, which established the first statewide pathway to a $15 minimum wage in the United States. This historic legislation will lift California’s working families out of poverty, and transform the lives of the 6.5 … Read More

WE DID IT! Our unified voice made $15/hr statewide happen!

On Monday, April 4, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown, signed the nation’s first statewide $15/hr minimum wage into law, giving 5.6 million workers a raise! Our unified voice as working people made this happen! This is how WE won $15/hr: In 2013, FIGHT FOR $15 workers in the Golden State … Read More