Over the past several months, hundreds of SEIU 721 members made phone calls, participated in precinct walks, attended endorsement meetings and took part in other events leading up to the Los Angeles City elections.
SEIU 721 members who live in Riverside will vote on Measure A in a vote-by-mail election by June 4, 2013. Measure A would allow the publicly owned water utility to continue to transfer a fixed percentage of funds into the City's general fund. This money goes toward the essential services that SEIU 721 members provide, like 311 call center representatives, mini-bus drivers who transport seniors and the disabled, and graffiti removal programs that help keep buildings clean. A Yes vote will maintain these and other services that are vital to the community and to in protecting member's jobs.
Braving scorching heat, tumble weeds the size of small cars, and a slithering snake, over 20 SEIU 721 Inland Area members and their families, joined the Riverside community in the Great American Cleanup, on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
SEIU 721 member Art Mora, Public Works Maintenance Worker for the County of Ventura, spoke at the May 7, 2013 Board of Supervisors meeting. Art shares what he does at work and how the County of Ventura works because we do. The SEIU 721 County of Ventura Bargaining Committee is currently in negotiations with the County.
My name is Art Mora and on a personal note, I thank those responsible for keeping the Cross on the County Logo.
I work for Public Works Agency as a Public Works Maintenance Worker. I am also an active SEIU 721 member.
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Thousands showed up for the May 1 march for immigration reform and International Workers' Day in downtown Los Angeles. SEIU 721 members, allies, and communities group took to the streets as immigration reform is being discussed in the United States Senate.
Mayor Villaraigosa just released his proposed LA city budget for the coming year. In it, he launched one final attack on city workers. But SEIU 721 members are standing strong and defending our contract.
SEIU 721 members and the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) have come together to address issues of morale, staff retention, workload and other concerns within the department.
SEIU 721 Inland Area members are volunteering for Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful (KRCB), a Riverside city-wide cleanup on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., but we still need more. 721 members and their families will make up one to two teams and will have a designated cleanup site. Volunteers will help with graffiti abatement, work on a planting project, litter and storm drain clean up all over the city.
Interested in working with like-minded members of common interest but don't want to drive into LA? Come to the Inland Area Caucus Social, May 18, to find out how to get a caucus started in the Riverside and Desert areas and how to motivate others to become involved.
Join the SEIU Local 721 Veterans Caucus, Friday, April 26, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a screening and discussion of the film "The Invisible War," co-sponsored by the Women Veterans Strategic Alliance and the USC School of Social Work (CIR).
At worksites all over LA County, SEIU 721 members are joining their co-workers during breaks at "rolling rallies" in anticipation for the big Rally for Raises!, Tuesday, April 16, because it's time to tell the Board of Supervisors that we are going to TURN IT UP at the bargaining table in 2013.