July 21, 2023

Article Published don July 21, 2023

Local 1000 Plans Next Round of Actions

SEIU Local 1000 members continue to escalate their actions at their worksites and in the streets against the State’s outrageous 2% per year counterproposal. Following up on our successful member-led events at CalHR, we will return to CalHR over the next week until the needs of every state worker are heard.

“We had an amazing event in front of CalHR,” said Ruth Ibarra, an employee at HCD and DLC 787 President. “People are ready to take action and fight back.”

Article Published on July 21, 2023

Civil Service Career Program Set to Kick Off in October

SEIU Local 1000 and the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) are now participants in the first cohort of the Civil Service Career Development Pilot Program with classes planned to begin in October 2023. Upward mobility is a priority at Local 1000, and we are always looking for ways to help our members find enhanced career paths and higher incomes through programs like these.

Article Published on July 2023

Stephanie Swails Steps Up and Speaks Out for Local 1000

SEIU Local 1000 knows every state worker’s voice matters. Our escalating actions in Sacramento are making CalHR take notice. The power of our Union is in its members, who live across the state, and together, all of us can make a difference in the fight for our contract.

Article Publication on July 21, 2023

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While state workers fight for a contract that brings us the dignity and pay we deserve as public servants, another group of public servants fighting for their right to do so has taken a major step toward establishing a union of their own. Assembly Bill 1, authored by Assemblymember Tina McKinnor, would provide a framework for legislative staff to form a union. We stand in solidarity with all workers fighting for a better life for themselves, and we hope that the legislature we both serve respects their staff’s fundamental right to join and participate in a union.