January 13, 2023

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What would you like to see in our new contract? Join us at a Bargaining Town Hall!

Local 1000 is hosting Bargaining Town Hall events throughout the state of California to learn the contract priorities of our members before our member-elected bargaining team begins negotiations with the state this spring.

Use your voice! Come to a town hall and let your statewide officers and bargaining members know what you would like to see in our new contract

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Apprentice Program to Offer New Opportunities for Unit 15 Custodians

SEIU Local 1000’s groundbreaking Apprentice Program will soon announce another upward mobility opportunity for our Unit 15 custodians.

The Custodial to Office Administration Apprenticeship will target three occupations: Office Technician, Personnel Specialist, and Staff Services Analyst. Details of the program will be announced in the near future, and the intent is to offer up to 33 apprentice positions spread across the three positions.

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Respect Us! Protect Us! Pay Us! The Road to a New Contract Starts Now

While we’ve been preparing for upcoming contract negotiations for more than a year, SEIU Local 1000 staff and members alike are “all in” and turning up the heat so we can win a good contract. Here’s a snapshot of what activity is ahead and how you can help us build strength so we can achieve better wages, benefits and working conditions

Article Published on January 13, 2023

Building Stronger Community
Environmental and Latinx Committees Join Sacramento’s “City of Trees” Parade

SEIU Local 1000’s Purpose Statement encourages all of us to create a good life for all Californians, in part, by building a stronger community.

To that end, two of our Union’s Human Rights Committees, the Environmental Committee and the Latinx Committee, will have a presence at the second annual City of Trees Parade and Festival, which will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2023.

It will be a dazzling showcase of Sacramento’s rich diversity and culture through the format of Mardi Gras.

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New Year’s Leadership News from Board Chair Bill Hall

Despite the recent news predicting a $29 billion state budget deficit, we must focus on our strategic goals in 2023. We’ve set an ambitious plan to grow membership and deliver meaningful change in bargaining and for our Union. To do so, we’ll start 2023 by listening to our represented workers in town halls across the state. We will continue to ask the difficult questions: How do we connect effectively in a teleworking landscape? What do our workers want to invest in our Contract Campaign?

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What does a good contract mean to you? Fill out a bargaining survey today!

As we prepare for bargaining a new contract in the coming months, bargaining surveys will help SEIU Local 1000 better understand and address the priorities of our membership and all represented employees.

The 2023 bargaining survey is now available. You must be a member to participate.