September 29, 2023

Article Published on September 29, 2023

What’s in our new contract? 100% paid public transit commute costs!

If you’re one of the represented employees of SEIU Local 1000 who rely on public transit to get to work, your commute can now be free!

Our contract has hundreds of sections that govern our wages, benefits, and working conditions, and section 12.4 – Commute Program – details the increase in reimbursement. We won an increase from 75% to 100% reimbursement of your commute costs, up to the monthly exclusion amount set by the IRS.

Article Published on September 29, 2023

Apprenticeship program update: First cybersecurity cohort graduates

Our groundbreaking Apprenticeship program has lifted another group of SEIU Local 1000 members on a path to career improvement, this time, in the Information Technology’s Cybersecurity discipline.

12 apprentices, from nine different state departments, began the training program in 2021. On Sept. 25th, they graduated their program and are now well equipped for their new careers as cybersecurity professionals to help protect the State of California and its infrastructure from digital attacks.