Local 1000 membership provides a wealth of rights and benefits that can help you on the job as well as save you and your family money in your daily life. From enforcing your contract and protecting your healthcare and pension benefits to providing discounts on amusement parks and travel, Local 1000 is a valuable resource for you.
Turn here to the Member Services page to learn more about what your union can do for you.
Monday – Friday
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Every Second Friday of the month
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Local 1000 Resource Center connects you with a well-trained, knowledgeable union representative who can answer questions and, when necessary, refer you to professional staff for representation or other issues. Representatives are well versed in state worker needs – ranging from filing a grievance, to finding the address of a meeting, to learning about discounted theme park admissions and other member benefits.
Members receive more from Local 1000 than powerful job protection: Your union membership entitles you and your family to a number of additional benefits, discounts and savings that can easily add up to more than double your monthly dues. With the purchasing power of 95,000 members, Local 1000 can help you save money with:
Member Name: Orlene Sargenti Department: Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation — Deuel Vocational Institution Reason: Orlene has worked for the state as an LVN for 11 years and served as a Local 1000 steward for 10. She went into the hospital in April for heart surgery. It was discovered that her condition was much worse than expected. She is still off work recovering from multiple bypasses and blockages and could use your help through catastrophic leave donations.
With a mind toward fulfilling our purpose statement— and giving all members the opportunity to have a good life, live in sustainable communities and enjoy the fruits of social, economic and environmental justice, our union has worked to create new and innovative apprentice program opportunities.
Apprenticeships couple on-the-job training with related study and instruction in order to increase workers’ skills and allow them to be more competitive in the job market.