January 11, 2024

Article Published on January 11, 2024

Operation Christmas Basket brightens the holiday for 160 union families

160 families and 400 kids enjoyed a holiday meal, gifts, and more, thanks to the efforts of the Sacramento Central Labor Council (CLC) and members and staff of Local 1000. 23 of those families served by Operation Christmas Basket were part of our Local 1000 family.

“We are a union community,” said Anica Walls, Vice President for Organizing and Representation. “It’s not easy to ask for help during these times but engaging in projects like this are reminders that we’re always here to help.”

Article Published on January 11, 2024

Nominations being accepted for Local 1000 elected leaders
Step into your leadership! Be an elected leader of Local 1000!

As a member-run union, Local 1000 relies on its elected officers and representatives to choose the direction we take in our fight for better wages and working conditions. In the first half of 2024, we’ll hold the election for member leaders across the state, and we hope you’ll consider stepping up and nominating.

Article Published on January 11, 2024

EDD workers get their hard-earned contract rights enforced

When Tracie Kimbrough came to the Lancaster EDD office as a steward, she made it clear that worker’s rights must be enforced in the office. She ordered copies of the contract for everyone, highlighting critical sections of the contract that her fellow EDD workers needed to know, including when medical substantiation for sick leave could be requested, and startup and shutdown time at the workplace. There had not been a steward presence in the office for several years, and many members were unaware of their rights.