September 23, 2022

Article published on september 23, 2022

Know Your Weingarten Rights – A fundamental and powerful Union protection

Your right to representation when brought before management on possible disciplinary charges is based on a 1975 U.S. Supreme Court decision initiated by organized labor (NLRB v. J. Weingarten). Although Weingarten rights were developed for unionized private sector workers, these same rights have been extended to California state workers in a series of legal decisions in the courts and before the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB).

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Straight Talk Leadership Call with Board Chair Bill Hall Is Back!

Straight Talk, our weekly Zoom call where represented employees speak with Local 1000 leadership, has returned after our six-week statewide DLC Tour.

So, we invite you to join us once again Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. for current news, updates on important issues, and lively conversation.

“Straight Talk” is hosted by Board Chair Bill Hall, who is regularly joined by our statewide vice presidents, Local 1000 staff, and assorted guests, too.

Article published on september 23, 2022

Let’s all make politics work for us — step up and use your voice!

Now more than ever, California working families need lawmakers who will stand up for Local 1000 and our values, and join us in the fight for racial, social, and economic justice. As state workers, politics matter to us, and by taking action we can make change happen!

Article published on september 23, 2022

Local 1000 Engaging to Mitigate impacts of CCC Closure

The California Correctional Center (CCC) is scheduled to close after a Lassen County judge dismissed a lawsuit on September 8, seeking to stop the prison closure. CDCR has not published a timeline, although the Enacted 2022-2023 State budget sets a June 30, 2023 closure date.

Local 1000 is fully engaged to assist the impacted employees we represent. We reached out to department management upon learning of the judge’s ruling.