July 26, 2021

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Changing Minds

It’s been less than one month since I took office, and I’m already delivering on my platform by growing union membership and job site representation. But you would never know it by slanderous opinion pieces being passed off as investigative journalism. A 3,300 word diatribe has been held as the holy grail of insider information by many media outlets instead of the dumpster fire of journalistic misfeasance it represents.

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Angie Salgado Stands Up for Her Rights

Angie Salgado, a custodian at the Veterans Home in Ventura since 2012, and a member of SEIU Local 1000, began working at the facility as a housekeeper before becoming a custodian.  She loved working with the residents, but when she was dismissed from her job last August after she was wrongfully accused of financial abuse, she knew she had to stand up. And with a decade of experience behind her, she was prepared to get back what she was owed.

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July is Disability Pride Month

People with disabilities are the largest and most diverse minority within our population, representing all abilities, ages, races, ethnicities, religions, and socio-economic backgrounds.

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Deadline approaches to vote for Local 1000 Vice President for Bargaining
Ballots must be received in the mail by August 2

Only a few days remain in our election for Statewide Vice President for Bargaining.

Fill out your ballot and put it in the mail today!

Ballots can only be mailed and must be received, sealed inside the pre-addressed, postage-paid return envelope provided, by 5:00 p.m. on August 2, 2021. Walk-in ballots will not be accepted.

Results will be announced on August 6, 2021. Postmarks will not be used for determining timeliness of the ballots.