News & Events


News and Events

Local 1000 is on the move, and News & Events is where we keep members up-to-date on the latest news, issues, and events important to you.

Read the latest edition of Union Update here.


DHCS Telework Meet and Confer

On July 27, 2021, SEIU Local 1000 meet with Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) about their permanent telework policy. DHCS stated that they will be moving from the emergency policy to a permanent telework policy at the end of August 2021.


COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

On Monday, April 12, 2021, FEMA will officially begin accepting applications for funeral assistance for deaths that occurred as a result of COVID-19. For a death to be considered for funeral assistance, it must have occurred after January 2020.  Feel free to share with others who may benefit from this assistance. 

Eligible applicants may apply by calling 844-684-6333 or TTY: 800-462-7585 toll free, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Board of Directors Meeting Recap
Saturday, July 11, 2020

Our SEIU Local 1000 Board of Directors held its first virtual meeting—using videoconferencing technology—on Saturday, July 11, 2020. The switch to a virtual meeting ensured the safety of the participants while allowing the business of the union to continue.