July 8, 2022

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Next Wednesday on “Straight Talk” – SEIU International’s Heather Conroy and the Power of Membership

In less than a year, we’ll be negotiating our next contract with the State, and the key to winning a great contract is member strength.

On Wednesday, July 13, SEIU International Vice President Conroy joins Board Chair Hall for a special edition of our weekly leadership call.

They’ll be joined on the call by union members from Colorado, Sacramento, and from Local 1000 to talk about the value—and the results—that come from member power.

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Become a Local 1000 Job Steward

Hello SEIU Local 1000 Represented State Workers - 

Our Job Stewards—nearly 1,000 strong and growing—are on the front lines of representing our members, enforcing our hard-earned contract rights, and building member strength. We hope you’ll consider stepping up and becoming a Job Steward.

We are now accepting applications for FastTrack, the SEIU Local 1000 Job Steward Training Program which will begin October 1, 2022, and we invite you to apply to become a Job Steward. 

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Know Your Rights – Paid Holidays in our Contract

Your Local 1000 Union contract contains hundreds of articles governing your hard-earned rights, including wages, benefits and working conditions. This overview explains how our 100,000 represented state workers are entitled to 11 observed holidays and how you’re paid for those holidays should you be required to work on one of those days.

Premium Holidays 

Employees who work any of these six holidays will be paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay and will also earn up to 8 hours of holiday credit. 

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Board Chair Bill Hall’s Weekly Leadership Update

To our Represented Members – I hope you had a safe, relaxing holiday. Last week we focused on refining our Weekly Organizing Outreach Program (WOOP) and our Recruitment Campaign (RC) as we continue to develop membership and build the strength of our Union. This included: