April 28, 2023

Article Published on April 28, 2023

Riverside Parking Win Proves Our Power

When Jason Sandoval, former president of DLC 703, called into an “SEIU Listens to You” episode with Board Chair Bill Hall and Political Director Omega Brewer-Gonzales to talk about a parking issue in Riverside, a campaign that would bring together workers across his community began.

He described the massive rate hikes workers were facing due to the city council’s newly approved parking policies. While it was clear that these changes were affecting state workers, SEIU Local 1000 members discovered that the entire community was struggling with these rising prices.

Article Published on April 28, 2023

Local 1000 Environmental Committee Celebrates Successful Earth Day Event

On Sunday, April 23, 2022, the SEIU Local 1000 Environmental Committee sponsored the Sacramento Earth Day event at Southside Park in Sacramento. Sacramento Earth Day is the largest Earth Day celebration in the region, providing people with the knowledge and means to take care of our planet.  

Article PUBLISHED ON APRIL 28, 2023

Know Your Rights: You have the right to participate in union actions

Our contract campaign is already underway, as we negotiate for a contract that respects, protects, and pays every member of the state’s workforce. We are making a serious demand at the table, calling for 30% raises and 100% health care coverage, and we need the support of workers across the state in all of our represented units.

When your state coworkers and union leaders talk about “standing together” and taking action to protect our rights or to win a new contract, we’re talking about some of the most fundamental rights union workers have on the job.

Article PUBLISHED ON APRIL 28, 2023

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