January 20, 2023

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Prison Closure Update: Local 1000 Continues to Mitigate Impact of Affected Employees

SEIU Local 1000’s Contract Department is working with our represented employees at Susanville’s California Correctional Center (CCC) to help them understand and work through the processes and procedures of the June 30, 2023 closure of that facility.

A key component of our efforts to mitigate impacts to our employees is the Voluntary Transfer Process (VTP), which began last year. This process is currently ongoing, and employees who participated should contact their department to arrange payment of the relocation stipend.

Article Published on January 20, 2023

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

Contract negotiations are just months away, and we’re traveling the state to give our represented members an opportunity to say what’s most important to them as we build priorities and strategies for a new contract.

Seven in-person Town Halls are scheduled up and down the state, starting Saturday, January 21, in Sacramento. As an option, you may wish to sign up for one of our virtual town halls. We currently have four scheduled through early February.

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Changes in the world occur on a daily basis that have a direct impact on our work, our families, and our communities. There are issues and ideas from all points of the compass that affect our lives as state workers, family members, and citizens of California.  It’s never been more important to stay informed, but between work and family responsibilities, it’s not always easy to do.

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Contract Enforcement Win Yields Respect and A Safer Workplace

Safe workplaces for our represented employees are a hard-earned right and protecting those rights are a Local 1000 priority. After member Sherice Parker experienced a bullying and hostile manager, she called on her Union for help … and won her grievance.

Article published on January 20, 2023

Your Weekly Leadership Update from Board Chair Bill Hall

As we prepare to kick off the first of our seven scheduled Town Halls this Saturday in Sacramento, I’m excited by all of the activity around our headquarters in anticipation of our first large in-person event in almost three years. I’m also encouraged by the reservation numbers we’re already seeing. If you have not done so already, be sure to reserve your space for a Town Hall near you, and let us know what you want to see in our upcoming contract.

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