July 22, 2022

Article Published on July 22, 2022

Bargaining Team Works to Build Member Power for 2023 Contract Negotiations

With contract negotiations less than a year away, building a stronger membership was the focus for the July 16-17 virtual meeting of the Statewide Bargaining Advisory Council (SBAC)

More than 100 member- elected bargaining representatives from up and down California—including the 60-plus members who negotiate our contract with the State—meet regularly to develop strategies for bargaining and to understand and respond to issues that affect our lives at work and at home.

Article Published on July 22, 2022

Listening to and Engaging our Members in 2022

Over the last two years, state workers and the communities we live and work in have faced historic changes that have impacted all of our lives. Our resiliency has been tested, as simply enjoying all the wonders California has to offer has been more difficult to achieve. As we get ready to launch our membership campaign and prepare for bargaining a new contract next year, any opportunity to hear from and listen to our members about how their experiences with the pandemic, cuts in compensation, remote work, and other changes to their day-to-day lives and community will help Local 10

Article Published on July 22, 2022

Union Power Partners with Community Allies for a Big Win on Parking Rates

Our Local 1000 Purpose Statement encourages and empowers us to seek alliances and to work to make a difference in the communities where we live and work.

Recently, our represented employees in Riverside, east of Los Angeles, did just that when they came together with other groups and supporters in the community to fight against high parking rates.

As DLC 703 Jayson Sandoval recently reported to his fellow activists, “YOU did it! Because of your courage, passion, activism, and determination, the City of Riverside has rolled back its parking rate increase!”

Article Published on July 22, 2022

Local 1000 Lavender Committee Shows their Colors at Long Beach Pride

Our Local 1000 Purpose Statement inspires us to make a better life for our members and for all Californians—and that includes building stronger communities.

Through the efforts of our nine Human Rights Committees and our community campaigns, together we’re building a stronger state where true equality is a reality. Just one example of how we’re doing so happened recently during Pride Month in southern California.

Members of the Local 1000 Lavender Committee joined in the Long Beach Pride celebration alongside our friends at SEIU-UHW (United Healthcare Workers).