SEIU 721, Southern California public service workers

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The cool air of fall has finally come to Inland Southern California and as we give thanks and head into the Holiday season there are several SEIU 721 sponsored family friendly events to attend: Festival of Trees, Canned Food and Toy Drive, and Wreaths Across America Day.
| Tags: holiday, inland empire, riverside, seiu721, toy drive
Striking Port of LA truck drivers are back at the bargaining table thanks to support from SEIU Local 721 City of Los Angeles workers and members of the Fix LA coalition. It was solidarity between labor, the community and faith organizations that helped pressure port management into resuming talks.
| Tags: Fight for $15, Fix LA, Los Angeles, Port Drivers, Port Strike, SEIU 721
SEIU Local 721 Latino Caucus leaders from Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties met in Ventura on Nov. 15, 2014 to celebrate recent victories and review upcoming plans to help fight for changes in our communities.
| Tags: Latino Caucus, SEIU 721, Tri-Counties, ventura
Candidates and ballot measures supported by 721 members did very well on the November 4th election.
| Tags: california, election 2014, seiu721
I'm an immigrant from El Salvador whose family came to the United States for a brighter future. My father's most valued liberty was the right to vote. He instilled in all of us the importance and responsibility of voting.
| Tags: election, inland empire, one to one, riverside county, seiu 721, vote
Under sunny blue skies and puffy white clouds, SEIU 721 Inland Region members and their families celebrated the many contributions they and their co-workers have made in the desert, with a day of family fun, food and games at Victoria Park in Palm Springs on Saturday, Oct. 25.
| Tags: membership meeting, Palm Springs, picnic, seiu 721
SEIU 721 members in Ventura County initiated a meeting with the Ventura County Health Care Agency to review the County's plan to keep workers and the community safe in light of the recent news that a second U.S. healthcare worker has contracted Ebola.
| Tags: Ebola, Preparedness, Santa Paula Hospital, SEIU 721, Tri-Counties, VCMC, Ventura County
Gregg Fritchle, SEIU 721 member and endorsed candidate is looking for some volunteers for his campaign.
| Tags: assembly, california, Campaign, election 2014, seiu 721
Having gone through a dry spring and hot summer, California is in the throngs of one of the worst droughts in recent history. Residents in Inland Southern California know all too well that, while water makes the desert green, it can also tax resources both financially and environmentally. SEIU 721 City of Riverside members at the Riverside Public Utilities' Customer Service and 311 Call Centers know they have to be extra cool and professional when the mercury soars.
| Tags: call center, City of Riverside, drought, riverside, seiu 721
After several years of stop and start negotiations with Riverside County, Per Diem workers at Riverside County Regional Medical Center (RCRMC) and Inpatient Treatment Facilities (ITF) finally won the right to organize, and on Tuesday, Sept. 23, after all the votes were counted, workers overwhelmingly voted to join SEIU Local 721.
| Tags: contract, election, organizing, per diem, RCRMC, riverside county, seiu721, union
Over 100 riders and passengers registered for the 70 mile Hogs for Dogs poker motorcycle ride this past Saturday, Sept. 20, to benefit Ventura County Animal Services.
| Tags: Hogs for Dogs, Motorcycle Ride, Poker Ride, Poker Run, SEIU 721, Tri-Counties
The SEIU 721 Riverside County Medical Retiree Benefits bargaining team met with County representatives on Tuesday, Aug. 26, for their first bargaining session. The team presented a proposal on improving the $25 a month retiree health benefit. Calling it a "win-win situation," members encouraged management to consider the proposal on increasing and restructuring the parameters of the current benefit.
| Tags: contract, medical benefits, negotiations, retirement security, riverside county, seiu721
Priya Mathur and Theresa Taylor, both SEIU endorsed CalPERS candidates, have won their election with a clear majority.
| Tags: CalPERS, election, endorsements, SEIU, SEIU 721, voting
A Ventura County Superior Court judge, Kent Kellegrew, issued a final ruling to take the pension-killing measure off the November ballot. The judge ruled that if the measure was against state law and if it was allowed to stay on the ballot it would result in a waste of taxpayer money because it could not be legally enacted.
| Tags: Pensions, SEIU 721, Tri-Counties, Ventura, Ventura County
Elected members of SEIU Local 721 and five additional unions representing a wide range of city workers--from librarians to sanitation truck drivers to crossing guards--took...
| Tags: bargaining, clean-up, contract, contract campaign, fixla, lacity, seiu721
SEIU 721 City of Santa Paula members voted to approve the Last, Best and Final Offer on July 8, 2014.
| Tags: City of Santa Paula, Last Best and Final Offer, SEIU 721, Tri-Counties, Vote
SEIU 721 members in the City of Palm Springs voted 87% to ratify a proposed contract with management on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The four-year contract was approved by City Council on Wednesday evening.
| Tags: bargaining, contract, MOU, negotiations, Palm Springs, SEIU 721
Public employees have been under attack by anti-worker interest groups who have tried to blame public service workers for the recession. The real facts are that Riverside County public service retirees only receive $25 a month toward retiree medical benefits and current workers are below community standards in wages.
| Tags: bargaining, contract, negotiations, Reopener, riverside county, seiu 721, survey
The SEIU 721 City of Palm Springs bargaining team negotiated a tentative agreement with Palm Springs management on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. City workers will see a 4% salary increase over the four-year contract. A ratification vote will be held Tuesday, July 15.
| Tags: bargaining, City of Palm Springs, contract, inland area, MOU, negotiations, Palm Springs, seiu 721, union
721 members decided to take action and help get a revenue option on the November ballot that would help stop the cuts and that effort became Proposition 30.
| Tags: budget cuts, calfornia, furlough, prop 30, seiu721
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