June 3, 2022


Third Installment of General Salary Increase begins July 1

All represented employees of SEIU Local 1000 (in eligible classifications) will receive a 2.5% General Salary Increase (GSI) effective with the pay period that begins on July 1. Most state workers should see this increase in their August paychecks.

This is the third GSI increase we won in our current contract. Overall, our Bargaining Team negotiated a 7% increase for our represented members, in a contract that included a number of significant advances:


Make a Direct Connection to Local 1000’s Leadership, Wednesdays on “Straight Talk”

Our Union is moving forward on many fronts, and we’re making regular connection with our represented employees Wednesday nights on “Straight Talk” – an opportunity for you to learn the news of Local 1000 and get answers to your questions about the issues most important to you.

Each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., Board Chair Bill Hall—joined by guests that include statewide leaders and subject matter experts—talks with you.


Apprentice Program Graduate Sees New Career Success

Alan Rodriguez got a well-deserved career boost from SEIU Local 1000’s groundbreaking apprenticeship program, and is enjoying a new job, more income, and most important, more time with his family.

Alan was one of the first graduates of Local 1000’s Information Technology Apprentice Program. His education and on-the-job training began in September 2018, and now he’s part of the Enterprise Technology Solutions (ETS) at the Department of General Services.