On Wednesday, Oct. 30, SEIU 721 City of Riverside General Unit members voted to approve the tentative agreement that was reached by the bargaining team with City management. The tentative agreement is expected to go before the City Council for approval in December. The three year contract, which covers the General Unit, includes increases in salaries and employer contribution to healthcare.
After months of negotiations, the SEIU 721 City of Riverside bargaining team and Riverside management have reached a tentative contract agreement that includes increases in salary and employer contribution to healthcare.
SEIU Local 721 members in the City of Oxnard are taking things to the street as they stand up for a fair contract. Members came out to the Rally on Wheels event at the Housing department in La Colonia and also ran an informational picket in front of the Oxnard Main Library on October 8, 2013.
NAACP Riverside Branch 1059 honored SEIU 721 with the Outstanding Community Outreach award at the First Annual Labor Awards Dinner and Dance, Friday Oct. 4, 2013 in San Bernardino. SEIU 721 president Bob Schoonover accepted the award on behalf of members.
Dozens of SEIU 721 members from the City of Simi Valley filled the council chambers on September 30, 2013 to support a fair contract as it bargains with the City. The council heard members loud and clear and instructed city management to run some more numbers and report back to them on October 14.
SEIU 721 members in the City of Oxnard came out to rally and speak at the City Council meeting on September 10. Members have been in bargaining since 2012 but poor leadership from the City is stalling talks.
Coachella Valley Water District workers, their families, community allies and other SEIU 721 members from around Southern California packed the CVWD first ever nighttime board meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10, to tell the Board that management's proposal to increase family health care costs will be a huge set-back for families already struggling.