What happens in the labor world at large affects all of us, from recruitment and retention challenges to demanding better wages and benefits. Below are four compelling articles that frame the issues we face as state workers.
- Is this California’s future? Join SEIU 1000 to ensure we’re
stronger together in fighting for quality jobs and benefits.
“Jurisdictions are losing employees because some of their
jobs pay less than McDonald’s … government shouldn’t be
competing with the fast-food industry for talent.” That’s
why we’re fighting for higher wages and to protect our
retirement security. Join Local 1000!
- In addition to better wages and benefits, we’re fighting for
more workplace flexibility — which experts say is key to
retaining public servants.
“We recognize that the foundation of being able to achieve
our priorities is having talented and dedicated employees,”
says the Marin County Administrator. We’re fighting to
ensure our state’s leaders believe the same thing. Because
state government doesn’t work without a strong state workforce.