December 7, 2023

Article Published on December 7, 2023

Know Your Rights: Holiday Leaves

Your SEIU Local 1000 union contract contains hundreds of articles governing your hard-earned rights, including wages, benefits, and working conditions. This overview explains how our 96,000 represented state workers are entitled to 11 observed holidays and how you’re paid for those holidays, should you be required to work on one of those days.

Premium Holidays 

Employees who work any of these six holidays will be paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay and will also earn up to 8 hours of holiday credit. 

Article Published on December 7, 2023

Step into your leadership! Become an SEIU Local 1000 Job Steward!

We are now accepting applications for the Leadership Apprentice Program for Stewards (LAPS), FastTrack.  The SEIU Local 1000 Job Steward Training Program which will begin Saturday, January 27, 2024. We invite you to apply to become a Job Steward. 

If you are interested in becoming a Job Steward*, please submit your application packet to by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2024.

The following steps are required for admission to the program:

Article Published on December 7, 2023

Join in some holiday cheer with your union brothers and sisters

It’s time for fun and festivities, food and drink, at the Holiday Solidarity Party Hosted by the Sacramento Central Labor Council on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.

We hope to see you there – the party’s at Sac Central Labor Council HQ 2617 K Street, Sacramento

Please bring an unwrapped toy for Operation Christmas Basket

But … you have to RSVP first! RSVP via email at

Article Published on December 7, 2023

Providing holiday cheer for union families in need

Each year, the Sacramento Central Labor Council partners with the AFL-CIO, the United Way and IBEW Local 340/NECA to offer some seasonal cheer to those of our Union brothers and sisters who are in need this holiday season.

Their annual Operation Christmas Basket food and gifts distribution happens on Thursday, Dec. 21.

We also welcome any volunteers that can help unload a truck and set up the distribution room on December 20. Please email if you are able to volunteer.