As state employees and SEIU Local 1000 members, we make California work. We show up every day because we care about our state and the people in it. But understaffing threatens many of the critical services our families and communities depend on. Even worse, tens of thousands of us are struggling to support our own families even as we care for and provide services to California’s families. A new study by UC Berkeley shows that more than a third of state workers do not earn enough to support a family of four even with a working partner who earns the same salary and more than two-thirds do not earn enough to support themselves and a child on their own.
We can work together to change that right now!
SEIU Local 1000 members will negotiate a new contract with the State to improve our jobs, our communities, and the services we provide our fellow Californians. It’s important that every state employee is involved and makes our voice heard because no one knows better what our families, neighborhoods, and towns need than we do. Working together we can win — for ALL of us!