May 12, 2023

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Being Mindful About Mental Health

Every May, SEIU Local 1000 participates in Mental Health Awareness Month, a national movement to raise awareness about mental health to provide support for Americans affected by mental illness and the stigmas surrounding it.

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LOCAL 1000 Takes Our Contract to the Capitol

This week, we brought members to a legislative informational hearing with the Assembly Public Employment and Retirement Committee. The hearing, titled Strengthening California through the Public Sector and its Workforce, continued to educate the legislature on the challenges faced by public sector workers.

Article Published on May 12, 2023

Marisa Merino Rodriguez is a Member Who is Making Her Voice Heard

When Marisa Merino Rodriguez comes into work at the DMV, a lot is expected of her. As a union member and long-time employee with the state in various departments, she has a lot of knowledge about her workplace. Due to her experience, she’s seeing the same trends that many state workers are identifying: they are underpaid, overworked, and disrespected.

Article Published on May 12, 2023

Recommended Reads

This week, we’re sharing thoughtful reads from a range of sources that help us understand the issues and ideas that shape our Union world.