For the Record

Overview

For the Record

In an effort to promote transparency throughout our organization, SEIU Local 1000 provides the following information for your review.

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New Battle at High Desert State Prison Emerges over Yard B Closure

When the warden of High Desert State Prison (HDSP) announced the immediate closure of several buildings in Yard B, without warning or informing your Union, SEIU Local 1000 fought back immediately by sending a Cease and Desist letter and filing a charge with the Public Employee Relations Board.

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Union Wins Discipline Protection in Vaccine Verification Battle

When the Governor announced a mandatory vaccine verification policy in a press release on July 26, 2021—without notifying the Union—and the State told the Union it was directing departments to start implementing new vaccine verification requirements, SEIU Local 1000 President Richard Louis Brown fought back. The Union immediately filed an Unfair Labor Practice charge with the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) asking for expedited action.  PERB granted the expedited action request and issued a Complaint charging the State of California with bad faith bargaining.

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Board of Directors Voting Page

Click here to review the SEIU Local 1000 Board of Directors voting record from October 28, 2015 and June 26, 2016 on providing the four statewide officers with salary stipends.

To review the SEIU Local 1000 Board of Directors voting record on Union Leave for Vice Presidents from December 13, 2019, click here .

To review the SEIU Local 1000 Board of Directors voting record on donating funds to Governor Gavin Newsom’s recall fight from June 2, 2021, click here .

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Board of Misdirectors
Update

On October 16 & 17, 2021, 30+ SEIU Local 1000 Board of Directors (BOD), including Irene Green, the statewide Vice President of Bargaining, met secretly at the California Democratic Headquarters in Sacramento via Zoom to strip power from Richard Louis Brown, the duly elected union leader of SEIU Local 1000. President Brown took office vowing to expose corruption and incompetence within the BOD and remove partisan/social justice politics from the union.

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Ask SEIU Local 1000 President Richard Louis Brown

​Are you concerned about where your hard-earned union dues are being spent?

Are you tired of feeling like your voice isn’t being heard?

SEIU Local 1000 President Richard Louis Brown is committed to our members, and that begins with answering your questions.  So, if you have a question about your union, email President Brown at askRLB@seiu1000.org today.

By submitting my question to askrlb@seiu1000.org, I consent to SEIU Local 1000 publishing my question and the subsequent response on the Union’s website (seiu1000.org). Anyone viewing the website will have access to the question and answer. Please do not include any personal identification or confidential information. If you wish to ask a private question, please call the MRC at 866-472-SEIU (7348).

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View the ‘Local 1000 Listens to You’ Powerpoint presentations here

Click here to view SEIU Local 1000 President Richard Louis Brown’s presentation from December 1, 2021, on Local 1000 credit card transaction trends.

Click here to view SEIU Local 1000 President Richard Louis Brown’s presentation from November 17, 2021, on Election Statistics and an Overview of the 2021 Election Report

Click here to view SEIU Local 1000 President Richard Louis Brown’s presentation from November 10, 2021, on the Employee Voices Survey Results.

Click here to view SEIU Local 1000 President Richard Louis Brown’s presentation on the importance of change from November 3, 2021.

Click here to view SEIU Local 1000 President Richard Louis Brown’s presentation from October 27, 2021, on the history of public sector unions in California.

Click here to view SEIU Local 1000 long-term membership and cancellation trends presentation from October 20, 2021.

Click here to view how SEIU Local 1000 President Richard Louis Brown’s presentation from October 13, 2021, on driving savings by eliminating officer stipends.