May 26, 2023

Article published on may 26, 2023

Relief is on the Way Thanks to the California Mortgage Relief Program

Many of our fellow state workers have pursued a career in public service to find the stability and security they needed to build a life in California. But with housing costs out of control and the economic impacts of COVID-19 still felt by state workers, many of us need support wherever we can find it.

State workers can take advantage of $1 billion in relief funds available to eligible California homeowners. The California Mortgage Relief Program is funded by the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act’s Homeowners Assistance Fund.

Article published on may 26, 2023

CalRecycle Workers Fight for Respect, Protection, and Pay

SEIU Local 1000 members, who do the critical, behind the scenes work to keep our state running, are motivated by a love of our state, its people, and our communities. But after we take care of the communities and customers who need us, who helps take care of us?

Article published on may 26, 2023

Underpaid, Overworked Nurse Education Consultants:
Yet Another Example of How the State is Failing Californians and its Workforce

SEIU Local 1000 Nurse Education Consultants (NECs) do critical work for the state to ensure nursing students have the training, skills, and knowledge to be successful in the profession — an essential state job considering the longstanding nursing shortage and urgent need to graduate qualified nurses to care for Californians. 

Article Published on May 26, 2023

Custodial to Office Administration Apprenticeship Program Now Live and Recruiting

SEIU Local 1000 is proud to announce that the first application period for the Custodial to Office Administration Apprenticeship Program has begun. This program, a partnership between SEIU Local 1000 and the Department of General Services (DGS), has been in development since 2018. We are now recruiting for the first cohort of apprentices, with classes and training planned to begin in August 2023